Agenda | Sustainable Intensification 2016

AGENDA

SUSTAINABLE INTENSIFICATION 2016

Brazil stands at the dawn of an exciting age and has a major role to play; not only from a national and regional standpoint, but also on the world stage. To achieve goals of sustainable intensification, collaboration between the ministries, the public sector and the private sector is required. This Summit will ensure that all of these goals are aligned for the betterment of Brazilian agriculture, with the wider goal of feeding our growing global population.

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DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016

08.00
Registration
Registration
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 08.00

Speakers:
08:45
Opening Keynote/Chair's Welcome
Opening Keynote/Chair's Welcome
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 08:45

Speakers:
09:15
Agricultural Development and Governance in Brazil Through Private-Public Partnerships
Agricultural Development and Governance in Brazil Through Private-Public Partnerships
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 09:15

How banks, private companies and the government can collaborate to ensure the improvement of Brazilian agriculture with the help of Private-Public Partnerships, increasing investment and reducing risk.

Speakers:
How banks, private companies and the government can collaborate to ensure the improvement of Brazilian agriculture with the help of Private-Public Partnerships, increasing investment and reducing risk.
10:00
Biocontrol and Crop Protection
Biocontrol and Crop Protection
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 10:00

This session will look at the latest information on Biocontrol research, recent innovations and the potential and challenges for the adoption of Biocontrol in Brazil. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
This session will look at the latest information on Biocontrol research, recent innovations and the potential and challenges for the adoption of Biocontrol in Brazil. (Product Showcase)
10:45
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 10:45

Speakers:
11:15
Rural Development
Rural Development
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 11:15

Exploring the improvement of farming incomes through the proper use of cooperatives, education and mechanisation.

Speakers:
Exploring the improvement of farming incomes through the proper use of cooperatives, education and mechanisation.
12:00
Special Framework (Product Showcases)
Special Framework (Product Showcases)
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 12:00

Speakers:
12:30
LUNCHTIME
LUNCHTIME
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 12:30

Speakers:
14:00
Precision Farming Strategies
Precision Farming Strategies
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 14:00

Discussing strategies to implement comprehensive farm management by optimising returns on inputs while preserving resources. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
Discussing strategies to implement comprehensive farm management by optimising returns on inputs while preserving resources. (Product Showcase)
14:45
The Role of Aerial Imagery & Remote Sensing In Data Driven Decision-Making
The Role of Aerial Imagery & Remote Sensing In Data Driven Decision-Making
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 14:45

Utilising aerial imagery and remote sensing data to influence farm management decisions affecting crop inputs. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
Utilising aerial imagery and remote sensing data to influence farm management decisions affecting crop inputs. (Product Showcase)
16:00
Pest and Disease Resistance and Management
Pest and Disease Resistance and Management
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 16:00

Analysing the causes and devising future management strategies to reduce crop loss due to pests and disease. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
Analysing the causes and devising future management strategies to reduce crop loss due to pests and disease. (Product Showcase)
Workshops Running All Day :
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Crop Protection
  • Remote Sensing
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Crop Nutrition
  • Farm Management
  • Enhanced Registration Framework
  • Predictive Analytics

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016

08:45
Policy Processes and the Political Economy of Agricultural Development in Brazil
Policy Processes and the Political Economy of Agricultural Development in Brazil
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 08:45

The latest on the government policies that will enable progress for local and global food security, including the prevention of rural-to-urban migration. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
The latest on the government policies that will enable progress for local and global food security, including the prevention of rural-to-urban migration. (Product Showcase)
09:45
Post-harvest Food Storage and Waste Avoidance
Post-harvest Food Storage and Waste Avoidance
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 09:45

Technological advances in storage will help to reduce waste in the post-harvest stage. In storage, considerable quantitative losses can be attributed to pests and micro-organisms. This is a particular problem in Brazil, with average temperatures of around 30 °C and ambient humidity of between 70 and 90 per cent. Farmers constantly battle with these conditions, since they are conducive to the reproduction of insect pests and microorganisms. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
Technological advances in storage will help to reduce waste in the post-harvest stage. In storage, considerable quantitative losses can be attributed to pests and micro-organisms. This is a particular problem in Brazil, with average temperatures of around 30 °C and ambient humidity of between 70 and 90 per cent. Farmers constantly battle with these conditions, since they are conducive to the reproduction of insect pests and microorganisms. (Product Showcase)
10:30
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 10:30

Speakers:
11:00
Innovation in Biopesticides, Biostimulants and Biofertilizers
Innovation in Biopesticides, Biostimulants and Biofertilizers
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 11:00

Overcoming the challenges facing mass adoption of crop inputs (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
Overcoming the challenges facing mass adoption of crop inputs (Product Showcase)
11:45
Agricultural Finance Inhibitors and Opportunities
Agricultural Finance Inhibitors and Opportunities
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 11:45

This panel will discuss the restrictions on access to credit, insurance, as well as
the challenges with inward investment and the access to financial resources for
smallholder farmers.

Speakers:
This panel will discuss the restrictions on access to credit, insurance, as well as
the challenges with inward investment and the access to financial resources for
smallholder farmers.
12:30
LUNCHTIME
LUNCHTIME
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 12:30

Speakers:
14:00
The Future of Brazilian Agriculture
The Future of Brazilian Agriculture
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 14:00

The Brazilian government is dedicated to providing fundamental agricultural solutions; with a focus on low carbon emissions, yield and sustainability as the key objectives for sustainable intensification. Can these three pillars successfully support Brazilian agriculture? (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
The Brazilian government is dedicated to providing fundamental agricultural solutions; with a focus on low carbon emissions, yield and sustainability as the key objectives for sustainable intensification. Can these three pillars successfully support Brazilian agriculture? (Product Showcase)
15:00
Soil Analysis, Preparation and the Use of Optimal Crop Inputs
Soil Analysis, Preparation and the Use of Optimal Crop Inputs
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 15:00

This panel focuses on the best practices in the soil analysis discipline, with agronomists, farmers and academia offering their insights on soil health, evading nutrient deficiencies and optimising soil pH. These discussions are designed to help maximise the effectiveness of crop inputs. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
This panel focuses on the best practices in the soil analysis discipline, with agronomists, farmers and academia offering their insights on soil health, evading nutrient deficiencies and optimising soil pH. These discussions are designed to help maximise the effectiveness of crop inputs. (Product Showcase)
15:45
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 15:45

Speakers:
16:00
Agro-Commodities
Agro-Commodities
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 16:00

The price of Brazilian commodities in the Brazilian stock market, and by extension the final prices for farms in Brazil, are dictated by the level of trust in the Brazilian market. In which ways can we make the Brazilian Stock Exchange more attractive to potential investors?
Brazil’s economic health is closely linked to the influence of agro-commodities on a global scale, but the strict relationship between physical and technical markets (stock price and commodity value) also plays its part.

Speakers:
The price of Brazilian commodities in the Brazilian stock market, and by extension the final prices for farms in Brazil, are dictated by the level of trust in the Brazilian market. In which ways can we make the Brazilian Stock Exchange more attractive to potential investors?
Brazil’s economic health is closely linked to the influence of agro-commodities on a global scale, but the strict relationship between physical and technical markets (stock price and commodity value) also plays its part.
16:45
Water Irrigation and Management
Water Irrigation and Management
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 16:45

Consolidating status and discussing strategies, as well as evaluating water resource management in intensifying production systems. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
Consolidating status and discussing strategies, as well as evaluating water resource management in intensifying production systems. (Product Showcase)
17:30
CLOSING REMARKS/END OF CONFERENCE
CLOSING REMARKS/END OF CONFERENCE
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 17:30

Speakers:
Workshops Running All Day :
  • Linking Food Security to SH Farming (WFP)
  • Irrigation
  • Regulatory Challenges
  • Weather Decision Support System
  • Biologicals
  • Data Security
  • Post Harvest Storage Waste
  • Finance Inhibitors

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