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Tuesday, February 7

  Welcome and Preview of Day 2
9:00-10:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
  SESSION 5A: MAKING FDI WORK FOR FOOD SECURITY
Video: English | Arabic
  Chair: Roula Majdalani, Director, Sustainable Development and Productivity Division, UN-ESCWA
  Abstract | Presentation | Video: English | Arabic
The Sustainability Challenge for FDI: How to Have it Work for All
Abdallah Al-Dardari
Director, Economic Development and Globalization Division, UN-ESCWA


Milena Muhadinovic
Officer, Economic Development and Globalization Division, UN-ESCWA

  Presentation (Arabic) | Video: English | Arabic
Food Security and Foreign Agricultural Investment
Fuad Al Muhaisen
Assistant Director General, Ministry of Agriculture, Jordan
  Video: English | Arabic
FDI and its Importance as an Investment for Food Security and the Agricultural Sector
Khalid Emara
Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for International Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt
  Abstract | Presentation | Video: English | Arabic
Are Foreign Direct Investments by Arab Counties Really Needed for Achieving Food Security?
Henk van Latesteijn
Van Latesteijn Consultancy BV
Wageningen University
  Discussion and Q & A
  SESSION 5B: DATA AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING FOR A FOOD SECURE ARAB WORLD
Video: English
  Chair: Clemens Breisinger, Research Fellow, IFPRI
Co-Chair: Reem Nejdawi, Chief, Productive Sectors Section, UN-ESCWA
  Presentation
Collaboration and Sharing of Data, Tools, and Research Capacities to Inform Future Food Security Strategies
Michael Johnson | Video: English
Research Fellow, IFPRI


Olivier Ecker | Video: English
Postdoctoral Fellow, IFPRI

  Presentation
The Role of Early Warning and Food Security Information Systems
Mohamed AwDahir | Video: English
Food Systems Economist, FAO
  Discussion and Q & A
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break and Knowledge Fair
11:00-1:00 SESSION 6: SETTING FOOD SECURITY POLICY PRIORITIES: AN INTERNATIONAL PARTNER PERSPECTIVE
Video: English | Arabic
  Moderator: Paul Dorosh, Division Director, IFPRI
 
Panel Discussion:

Sherine Ghoneim
Director, Global Development Network, Egypt | Video: English | Arabic


Hoonae Kim
Sector Manager, Agriculture and Environment, Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank

Video: English | Arabic


Ziad Abdel Samad
Executive Director, Arab NGO Network for Development | Video: English | Arabic


Moujahed Achouri
Deputy Regional Representative for the Near East and Representative in Egypt, FAO | Video: English | Arabic


Abbas Abouauf
Advisor to AOAD Director General, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development | Video: English | Arabic

1:00-2:00 Lunch
2:00-6:00 SESSION 7–SETTING PRIORITIES FOR FOOD SECURITY RESEARCH IN MENA AND THE NEW CRP2 PROGRAM OF THE CGIAR
Video: English
  Moderator: Mark Rosegrant, CRP2 Interim Director, IFPRI- Video: English
  Contributors: Pascale Sabbagh, Senior Program Manager CRP2, IFPRI- Video: English;
Perrihan Al-Riffai, Research Analyst, IFPRI- Video: English;
Katarlah Taylor, Library and Knowledge Management Specialist, IFPRI;
Jean François Maystadt, Postdoctoral Fellow, IFPRI; and
Olivier Ecker, Postdoctoral Fellow, IFPRI
  Presentation 1:
Consortium Research Program 2: Policies, Institutions, and Markets to Strengthen Food Security and Incomes for the Rural Poor


Presentation 2:
Priority-Setting Process


Presentation 3:
Development Indicators for the Arab Countries


Preliminary Voting Step:
Participant Background


Voting Step 1 | Video: English
Prioritizing Objectives


Presentation 4:
CRP2 Subthemes


Voting Step 2:
Prioritizing CRP2 Subthemes Breakout Session


Voting Step 3:
Overall Prioritizing of CRP2 Subthemes

  Discussion and Conclusion
6:00-6:30 CLOSING SESSION
Video: English | Arabic
  Chair: Fawzi Al Sultan, Chair, IFPRI Board- Video: English | Arabic
  Presentation
Policy and Research Priorities: A Roadmap
Shenggen Fan- Video: English | Arabic
Director General, IFPRI


Nadim Khouri- Video: English | Arabic
Deputy Executive Secretary, UN-ESCWA