Documents delivered during the Conference

Monday, September 3, 2012

Opening Plenary

Openings speeches by

  • Cao Duc Phat (Co-Chair), Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam (Download PDF )
  • Hans Hoogeveen (Co-Chair), Vice Minister for Agriculture, The Netherlands (Download PDF)
  • Alexander Müller, Assistant Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Download PDF )
  • Vitoria Kwakwa, Country Director, World Bank, Vietnam (Download PDF)

Introduction to the Working Program of the Conference by the Co-Chairs

Keynote Speakers

  • Mary Robinson (Video), Chair, The Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice, former President of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Download Video)
  • Nguyen Van Bo, Commissioner on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, and President, Vietnam Academy of Agricultureal Sciences (Download PDF )
  • Yaya Adisa Olatan Olaniran, Chair of the Committee on World Food Security (Download PDF )
  • Tony Simsons, Director General, World Agroforestry Center (Download PDF )
Plenary Session: Food Security in a changing environment: progress since the 1st Global Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change
  • Evolution of the concept of climate-smart agriculture, links with greening the economies, and experiences in national implementation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
    • Climate Smart Agriculture evolution and progress: Reuben Sessa (Download PDF )
    • Greening the economy with CSA: Alexandre Meybeck, Vincent Gitz (Download PDF )
    • A framework for CSA National implementation: Andrea Cattaneo (Download PDF )
  • Smallholder farmer response to climate change: perspective and priorities for CSA adoption: Dyborn Chibonga (World Farmers Organization) (Download PDF )
  • Vietnam experiences of putting CSA into practices: Pham Thi Sen (MARD, Vietnam) (Download PDF )
  • Malawi CSA national implementation: Wilfred G. Lipita (Malawi) (Download PDF )

Plenary Session: Food Security and Volatility in Markets and Food Prices

  • Video by David Nabarro, Coordinator of the UN System High Level Task Force on Global Food Security (Download Video)


Tuesday, September 4, 2012.

Plenary Session: Introducing Sessions 1, 2, and 3 

 Keynot Speakers: 

  • Hosny El-Lakany, Chair, Board of Trustees, Center for International Forestry Research (Download PDF )
  • Dale Andrew, Head, Trade Policy Linkages and Services Division, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Download PDF )
  • Thomas Rosswall, Chair, Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (Download PDF )
  • Ralph Ashton, Director, Australian Futures Project, La Trobe University and Convenor, Terrestrial Carbon Group (Download PDF )
  • Brylene Chitsunge, Farmers perspective, South-Africa (Download PDF )
Session 1: CSA as a Driver for Green Growth – Water/Energy/Agriculture Linkage.

Working Group A

  1. Land and water management: Silvino Tejada, Executive Director, Soil and Water Management, Department of Agriculture, Philippines Agriculture and Natural Resources management. (Download PDF )
  2. Capacity building towards a climate smart agriculture: Dinh Vu Thanh, Deputy Director General, Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Vietnam (Download PDF )
  3. Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change: Mary Karanja, Assistant Director, Ministry of Agriculture, Kenya (Download PDF )

Working Group B

  1. Irrigated agriculture reform in the Murray-Darling Basin: Anna Roberts, Senior Research Scientist, Future Farming Systems, Australia. (Download PDF )
  2. CSA and green growth in the context of vulerability: Experiences from the Horn of Africa: AbduDieng, Country Director in Ethiopia, World Food Programme. (Download PDF )
  3. Climate Smart Agriculture from Ridge, River to Reef: Esteban C. Godilano and Norman R. Caujucom, the Philippines. (Download PDF )

Session 2: Agriculture-Forest Linkages – Towards a Landscape Approach.

Working Group A

  1. Forests, Agriculture and their linkages – an example of the Colombian Amazon: Rene Boot, Director, Tropenbos International. (Download PDF )
  2. Elements of an integrated approach, for landscape management: Nurudin Chamya, Coordinator, National Forestry Resources Monitoring and Assessment, Tanzania (Download PDF )
  3. Climate Change and Food Security: Bangladesh Perspective: M.A. Sattar, Director General, Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA), Bangladesh. (Download PDF )

Working Group B

  1. Turkey's Efforts on Climate Change: Gursel Kusek, Director General, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Turkey (Download PDF )
  2. Sustainable land management and climate smart agriculture in Ethiopia: Melaku Tadesse National Coordinator, Sustainable Land Management Program. Ethiopia (Download PDF )
  3. Planning-based Approach to REDD+ in Lam Dong: Pham Minh Thoa, VNFOREST, MARD, Vietnam (Download PDF )
Session 3: Scenario for Policy: Transforming Food Systems, Landscapes and Farming for the 21st Century

Working Group A: Policies for Farming Systems and Landscapes

    1. Production systems for cereals: long-term adaptation in dryland climates and environments: Rachid Serraj, Director, Diversification and Sustainable Intensification of Production Systems Program, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (Download PDF )
    2. Major changes required in livestock systems for the green economy: Director, Research and Development Division, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Centre. (Download PDF )
    3. Carbon trading in intensive cropping systems of the tropics: hope or hype?: Reiner Wassmann, Coordinator, Rice and Climate Change Consortium, International Rice Research Institute, Philippines. (Download PDF )

    Working Group B: Policies for Food Systems and Institutions

    1. Accelerating adaptation: today's priorities for preparedness in 2030: Andrew Jarvis Postdoctoral Fellow, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (Download PDF )
    2. Future food systems: policies and programs to assure food for the poorest under climate change: Carlo Scaramella, Coordinator, Office for Climate Change, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction, World Food Program (Download PDF )
    3. Sustainable food solutions: a portfolio of "wedges" to sustainably feed the planet: Timothy Searchinger, Research Scholar, Princeton University, New Jersey. (Download PDF )


    Wednesday, September 5, 2012

    Panel Dialogue: How to unlock private sector capital for CSA 

    • Cao DucPhat, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam (Download PDF)
    • Carlos A. Klick, National Secretary for Climate Change, Ministry of Environment, Brazil (Download PDF)
    • Rashid Qureshi, Managing Director, Nestlé Vietnam (Download PDF)
    • Lakeesha K. Ransom, Principal, Mariposa Global, Assumption University Thailand (Download PDF)
    • Cristina Rumbaitis, Associate Director, Rockefeller Foundation (Download PDF)

    Session 4: CSA and the Role of the Private Sector.

    Working Group A

    1. The role of private capital in sustainable agricultural investment: Renatto Barbieri, Galtere Ltd, New York (Download PDF )
    2. The role of plant science in climate change mitigation and adaptation: Robert Hunter, Communications Director, Croplife International, New York (Download PDF )
    3. The role of Policy in Agricutural Production and Climate Change Adaption: Evelyn Anmubiru-Mwaura, AGRA (Download PDF )

    Working Group B

    1. Climate impacts in the lower Mekong: implications for the private sector:  Jeremy Carew-Reid and Tarek Ketelson, Mekong ARCC project. (Download PDF)
    2. Sustainable Tea Sourcing – Unilever Case Study: JV Raman, Chairman Unilever, Vietnam. (Download PDF)


    Thursday, September 6, 2012

    Plenary Session - Ministerial Roundtable/High Level Meeting

    Plenary Remarks by Co-Chairs: Cao Duc Phat and Hans Hoogeveen
    • Feedback from Wednesday, Panel Dialogue and Session 4
    • Keynote speech by Viorel Gutu, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry of the Republic of Moldovia (Download PDF )

    Presentation of Draft Key Messages

    Ministerial Rountable/High-Level Meeting - Opening Ceremony

    • Welcome Remarks by Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam (Download PDF )
    • Remarks by Hans Hoogeveen, vice Minister of Agriculture, The Netherlands (Download PDF)
    • Remarks by Alexander Müller, Assistant Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome (Download PDF )
    • Remarks by Chris Delgado, Agriculture Strategy and Policy Adviser, World Bank (Download PDF )
    • HRH Prince of Wales (video)
    • Official Opening Speech Ministerial Roundtable/High-Level Meeting by Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam (Download PDF )


    Friday, September 7, 2012

    Speech by Monsignor Giampietro Dal TosoSecretary of the Pontifical Council “Cor Unum” (Download PDF )

    Co-Chairs Summary Report (Click here to download ) (PDF)

    Final Hanoi Communiqué (Click here to download) (PDF)


    Other references documents:

    1. Developing a climate-smart agriculture strategy at the country level: lessons from recent experience. Year of publication: 2012. FAO Job Number: AP401/E (Download PDF)

    2. Mainstreaming climate-smart agriculture into a broader landscape approach. Year of publication: 2012. FAO Job Number: AP402/E (Download PDF)

    3. Greening the economy with climate-smart agriculture. Year of publication: 2012. FAO. (Download PDF)