The World Food Prize Foundation

2005 Transcripts by Agenda

Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 

THE BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT -- OPEN FORUM 
"Agriculture and Nutrition: Roles and Links to Countering HIV/AIDS" 
 
Hon. M. Peter McPherson
Chair BIFAD
Founding Co-Chair
Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
 
1:00 p.m. – 1:45  p.m.      
Panel I: Roles and Links to Countering HIV/AIDS 
 
Mr. Stewart Iverson (Moderator)
Iowa Senate Majority Leader
BIFAD Board Member 
 
Dr. Mary Shawa
Principal Secretary for
Nutrition, HIV/AIDS
Office of the President and Cabinet
Malawi Government 
 
Ms. Boitshepo Giyose
Senior Nutrition Advisor
African Union's New Partnership 
for Africa's Development (NEPAD
 
1:45-2:45
Panel II: Cereal, Pulses and Animal Source Foods in Human Nutrition 
 
Dr. Tag Demment (Moderator)
Director, Global Livestock Collaborative 
Research Program 
Professor, University of California-Davis 
 
Dr. Maurice Bennink
Professor
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Michigan State University 
 
Dr. Lindsay Allen
Director, USDA/ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center 
Professor, University of California-Davis 
 
Dr. Timothy D. Phillips
Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Public Health
College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University
 
3:15-4:30
Panel III: Biotechnology – Opportunities and Challenges
 
Dr. Josette Lewis (Moderator)
Senior Biotechnology Advisor
Office of Environmental and Science Policy
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) 
 
Dr. Florence Wambugu
CEO
Africa Harvest Biotech Foundation International 
 
Mr. Jack Bobo
Trade Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of State 
 
Dr. Manjit Misra
Director, Seed Science Center
Professor of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Iowa State University
 

Thursday, October 13, 2005

8:00 am - 8:45 a.m.
OPENING CERMONY 
 
Tom Vilsack
Governor
State of Iowa
 
Dr. Mary Mincer Hansen
Director
Iowa Department of Public Health
 
8:45 a.m. - Noon
INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES 
 
U.N. Standing Committee On Nutrition
 
Isatou Jallow
Executive Director
National Nutrition Agency
The Gambia (TRANSCRIPT)
 
Dr. Patrick Webb
Dean of Academic Affairs
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Tufts University (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
 
Dr. John Hoddinott
Senior Research Fellow
Food Consumption and Nutrition Division International Food Policy Research Institute (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Louise Sserunjogi
Nutrition Coordinator
Child Health and 
Development Center
Makerere University (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Ms. Boitshepo Giyose
Senior Nutrition Advisor
African Union's New Partnership 
for Africa's Development (NEPAD) (TRANSCRIPT)
 
International Experts
 
Dr. Pedro Sanchez
Director of Tropical Agriculture
The Earth Institute
Columbia University
2002 World Food Prize Laureate (TRANSCRIPT
 
Dr. Howarth Bouis
Director
HarvestPlus
CGIAR Biofortification
Challenge Program (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Hon. M. Peter McPherson
Chair BIFAD
Founding Co-Chair
Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa 
 
Hon. Abdoulaye Diop
Ambassador of Mali to the United States (TRANSCRIPT
 
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
SYMPOSIUM LUNCHEON
Hon. Julio Frenk 
Minister of Health 
Mexico
 
*Due to weather, Minister Frenk was unable to attend the luncheon. A transcript of Minister Frenk's planned speach has been provided. Lunchtime remarks were instead given by Hon. M. Peter McPherson.
 
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
THE ROLE OF AGRIBUSINESS IN ENHANCED NUTRITION
 
Cynthia Milligan
Dean
School of Business Administration
University of Nebraska
 
Warren Staley
Chairman and CEO
 
J. Erik Fyrwald
Group Vice President
DuPont Agriculture and Nutrition (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Dr. Chris Nelson
President
Kemin Industries (TRANSCRIPT
 
Dr. Robert Fraley
Executive Vice President and CTO
 
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
THE STANLEY FOUNDATION LECTURE: NUTRITION IN NORTH KOREA
 
Dr. Randall Ireson
DPRK Development Assistance Coordinator
American Friends Service Committee (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION)
 

Friday

7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
SYMPOSIUM BREAKFAST
 
Hon. Mike Huckabee
Governor
State of Arkansas (TRANSCRIPT)
 
9:00 a.m. - Noon 
THE CHALLENGE OF OVERNUTRITION AND OBESITY 
 
Dr. William Dietz
Director, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionDr. James Levine
Professor of Medicine
 
Dr. Mortimer Neufville
Vice President, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Dr. David Ludwig
Director, Obesity Program
Children's Hospital Boston
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Dr. Walter Willett
Fredrick John Stare Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition 
Harvard School of Public Health
Professor, Harvard Medical School (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION)
 
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
LAUREATE LUNCHEON: BRINGING THE BLUE REVOLUTION TO THE POOR 
 
Dr. Modadugu Gupta
Aquaculture Scientist
2005 World Food Prize Laureate (TRANSCRIPT)
 
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
THE WORLD FOOD PRIZE LAUREATES' RESPONSE
 
Dr. Norman E. Borlaug
1970 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Founder, The World Food Prize (TRANSCRIPT)
 
Dr. Nevin Scrimshaw
1991 World Food Prize Laureate (TRANSCRIPT) (POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
 
Dr. Per Pinstrup-Andersen
2001 World Food Prize Laureate (TRANSCRIPT)

 

 

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