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Conference programme

The conference programme features four inspiring keynote speakers, and offers a diversity of parallel sessions on Monitoring and Evaluation for Inclusive and Sustainable Food Systems. Each round offers three workshops to choose from. 

The conference programme is subject to changes.

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

08.30Registration and coffee & tea
09.00Welcome and introduction (Cecile Kusters & Hedwig Bruggeman, Wageningen University & Research)
09.30Keynote Ruerd Ruben (Wageningen University & Research)
Assessing moving targets: How to evaluate food systems performance and dynamics
11.00Keynote Irene Guijt (Oxfam Great Britain)
Imagining Alternative Futures for Food Systems
12.00Introduction to parallel workshop sessions
12.30Group photo & lunch
13.30Parallel sessions | Round 1
Monitoring dynamics in the food system: feedback mechanisms, archetypes and leverage points by Helena Posthumus | KIT - Royal Tropical Institute and Just Dengerink | Wageningen University & Research
Outcome harvesting: Oxfam Novib’s Right to Food program using a content analysis of its outcome statements to influence Food Systems by Karen Biesbrouck | Oxfam Novib
M&E in the complexity of Urban Food Systems by Diane Bosch and Marion Herens | Wageningen University & Research
15.30Parallel sessions | Round 2
M&E of food systems and the use of ‘minimum costs of a healthy diet’ (MCHD) for planning, monitoring and evaluation of agricultural development interventions by Ferko Bodnár | International Research and Policy Evaluation department (IOB), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
An Integrated Assessment Modeling of Food Security in Nigeria by Ivo Kashimana | Universität Hamburg, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability (CEN)
Tracking changes resulting from capacity development interventions with agricultural innovation niche partnerships by Aurelie Toillier | CIRAD/ Agrinatura and Manuela Bucciarelli | FAO
17.00End of the day

Thursday, 4 April 2019

08.30Doors open, coffee & tea
09.00Reflection on day 1
09.30Keynote Inge Brouwer (Wageningen University & Research)
Healthier diets from sustainable food systems: is this always a win-win?
11.00Keynote Paulina Bizzotto Molina (ECDPM)
Let's get real. How insights in interests and incentives can make the SDG machinery more effective.
12.00Trends and developments in M&E
Brief intro by Cecile Kusters (Wageningen University & Research)
12.15Introduction to parallel workshop sessions
13.30Parallel sessions | Round 3
Food systems performance: the impact of climate change by Esther Koopmanschap | Wageningen University & Research
Case Study: A Food Systems approach to Monitoring and Evaluation by Ellen Geerlings | Dutch Committee for Afghanistan - Livestock Programs
Considering food system change in a fully integrated way by Seerp Wigboldus | Wageningen University & Research
15.30Synthesis and feedback from keynote speakers
17.00Closing, drinks