Programme

Agroecology for sustainable food systems

Opening Day 1

Chair person: Caterina Batello

Session 1: Agroecology for sustainable food systems

Chair person: Lim Li Ching

Case studies to demonstrate successful practical applications of agroecology technologies in pest management, water management, soil management etc. 

Session 2: Complementary technologies and approaches to support smallholders, family farming and indigenous communities

Chair person: Viviana Muñoz Tellez

Preliminary conclusions

Chair person: Caterina Batello

Opening Day 2

Chair person: Lim Li Ching

Session 3: Scaling up agroecology

Case studies to present evidence of successful scaling up of agroecology technologies, focusing on the key enabling factors such as policy and law, government support, social acceptance, financial returns etc.

Final debate and conclusions

Chair person: Viviana Muñoz Tellez

14h00
Video message

Vicky Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UNSRRIP Message on the G-STIC 2017 thematic session on agriculture and food, 24 Oct. 2017 from Tebtebba on Vimeo.

14h30
Focal topic YOUTH: Enterprise operated cooperative farming in India
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Aashuthosh Manchali, PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore south campus, India