Special Event

New Normal for Economic Growth, Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security

May 13, 2015 - 06:30 pm to 09:45 pm CST

Organized by IFPRI and its co-hosting partners, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and National School of Development of Peking University

In this High-Level Policy Roundtable, organized by IFPRI and co-hosted the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and National School of Development of Peking University, experts on food and nutrition security in China discussed the “new normal” for economic growth and agricultural development and food security and nutrition. 

Agenda

14:40       Policy Roundtable Session 1: New Normal for Economic Growth and Agricultural Development

Moderator: Margaret Catley-Carlson, IFPRI Board Trustee (5 minutes intro)
5 Panelists (10 minutes each)

  • Justin Yifu Lin, Vice Chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce; Honorary Dean and Professor, National School of Development(NSD), Peking University 
  • Kym Anderson, Professor of Economics, University of Adelaide and Australian National University, and IFPRI Board Chair (Powerpoint)  
  • Ye Xingqing, Director General, Research Department of Rural Economy, Development Research Center of the State Council  
  • Paavo Eliste, Lead Rural Development Specialist, World Bank    
  • Lu Mai, Secretary General, Development Research Center of the State Council  

30-40 minute discussion

16:05         Tea & Coffee Break [15 minutes]

16:20         Policy Roundtable Session 2: Food Security and Nutrition under the New Normal

Moderator: Yao Yang, Dean, National School of Development, Peking University (5 minutes intro)
5 Panelists (10 minutes each)

  • Wan Baorui, Chairman, The State Food and Nutrition Consultation Committee  
  • Fang Yan, Deputy Director General, Department of Rural Economy, National Development and Reform Commission (Powerpoint
  • Tang Huajun, Vice President, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences   
  • Huang Jikun, Director, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Powerpoint)
  • Cheng Guoqiang, Director General and Research Fellow, International Cooperation Department, Development Research Center of the State Council  (Powerpoint)  

30-40 minutes discussion