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October 27, 2011

  • 09:00-10:15    3rd Plenary Session - Natural Resource Management, Bio-Fuels, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture    
    • Moderator: Buchiza Mseteka, Founder & chief Executive Officer, Leriba Risk Ltd.
    • Presenter: Patrick Guillaumont, President of Ferdi and Professeur emerite a l'Universite d'Auvergne
    • Presenter: Abdoulaye Bathily, Former Minister of Environment, Member of Parliament, Dakar, Senegal
    • Presenter: Ola Smith, Professor of Animal Production and Health and Technical Adviser to the Director-General of the International Trypanotolerance Centre, Banjul, The Gambia
    • Presenter: Kofi Andah, Regional Manager, AMSCO, Nairobi Office
    • Panelists: Paul Van Aalst, Director, E+Co, Europe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Panelists: Matheiu Badolo, Direcor, Institut d'applications et de vulgarisation en seciences
    • Panelists: Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University
  • 10:15-10:30   Tea/Coffee Break  
  • Special Session 1.3.3  The Critical Role of the State in Promoting the Green Economy 
    • Moderator:  David Batt, Director, Africa Partnership Forum Support Unit, OECD
    • Presenter: Maxwell Mzekwalamba, Commissioner for Economic Affairs, African Union Commission
    • Presenter: Moustapha Gueye, Ag. Head, Green Economy Advisory Unit, UNEP, Geneva
    • Panelist: Esther Agbarakwe, African Regional Coordinator, Youth and Children Major Group, UN Commission on Sustainable Development, UNCSD
    • Panelist: Carine Kiala, Executive Clients Coordinator, LCF and Associate, Angola
    • Panelist: Babatunde Sofoluwe, Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    • Panelist: Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong, Professor of Economics, University of South Florida, USA
  • 12:15–14:00   Lunch/Side Event
  • Side Event -  By UNDP (12:15 - 13:30) - Consultation On The Human Development Report 2012 and 2013
    • Presenter: José Pineda, UNDP Human Development Report Office, New Yorlce, UNDP
        Discussant: Ferdinard Bakoup, Lead Economist, Regional Department West Africa A, African Development Bank
      Discussant: Moustapha Gueye, Ag. Head, Green Economy Advisory Unit, UNEP, Geneva                 Discussant: Kwabena Gyimah-Brempong, Professor of Economics, University of South Florida, USA
  • 16:00-16:15   Tea/Coffee Break  
  • 16:15-18:15  Concurrent Seminars
  • 19:30   Dinner
    • Master of Ceremony: Thokozile Ruzvidzo, Director, African Centre for Gender and Social Development, UNECA
    • Speaker: Professor Achille Mbembe, Former Executive Secretary and Professor of Political Science, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa