Dialogue Session: The Many Faces of Reducing Food Loss & Food Waste - 6 May

Plenary Dialogue Session

13:00 – 13:05        
Welcome remarks
Moderator Dr. Brent Loken

13:05 – 13:10        
Opening remarks
The Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Rasmus Prehn 

13:10 – 13:30        
Setting the scene: Transformations based on science and facts 
Craig Hanson, Vice President of Food, Forests, Water and the Ocean, WRI
Martin Frick, Director, Global Office Berlin, WFP
Rob Vos, Director, IFPRI
Martien van Nieuwkoop, Global Director, Agriculture and Food, WB

Dialogue session: Food Loss and Food Waste

Presented by the Think Tank ONE\THIRD: The Many Faces of Reducing Food Loss and Food Waste in Africa
Moderator: Jacob Ravn, CEO and Ph.d., Access2Innovation

13:30– 13:35    
Moderator Jacob Ravn

Panel debate: Tech, partnerships, organization or financing?
Mie Ole Lauritzen, Head of Business Development and Partnerships, Food Nation
Simon Bolwig, DTU, Senior Researcher at UNEP DTU Partnership
Gitte Dyrhagen Husager, Head of Private Sector Engagement, DanChurchAid

Panel debate: Where should the solutions come from?
Torben Funder-Kristensen, Head of Public and Industry Affairs, Danfoss Climate Segment
Magana Gikandi, Regional Innovations & Private Sector Partnerships, UN World Food Programme

Panel debate: Is it the divergent approaches from civil society, business and politics that is the underlying challenge?
Gitte Dyrhagen Husager, Head of Private Sector Engagement,
Kenneth Lindharth Madsen, Head of Trade & Markets, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

Panel debate: Is the key bottle neck access to financing?
Dr. Edward Mungai, Thought Leader & Sustainability Expert board member KCIC
Irene Quist Mortensen, Arla and Board member of IFU
Ben Valk, Global Head Multilateral Development Banking, Rabobank International Wholesale

One-to-one: Is lack of trust the main underlying challenge?
Dr. Professor Emeritus John Kuada 

Closing remarks and time for technical challenges
Moderator Jacob Ravn

15:30 – 15:55    
Key outcomes from the dialogue sessions moderated 
Moderator Brent Loken
Dr. Afton Halloran, Independent Consultant in Sustainable Food Systems Transition
Peter De Koning, Director, Amsterdam Declarations Partnership
Jacob Ravn, CEO and Ph.d., Access2Innovation
​​​​​​​Paul Holmbeck, Director Holmbeck EcoConsult, World Board member IFOAM 

15:55 – 16:00    
Closing remarks
Moderator Brent Loken