29 • JUNE • 2021

Timezone: GMT+2


30 • JUNE • 2021

Timezone: GMT+2


Plenary Sessions

Session I — Bottle­necks and oppor­tu­nities during the COVID-19 crisis 

Moderator: Frank van Tongeren (OECD)

Julie Collins: Resilience and New Zealand Agriculture in the age of Covid-19

Lars Mikael Jensen: Container Shipping – Central to the global logistic pipeline during COVID periods .

Session II — Policy responses during the COVID-19 crisis

Moderator: Jonathan Brooks (OECD)

Darci Vetter: COVID 19: Shifting US trade policy priorities 

Alan Matthews: Lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic for food security planning in the EU . 

Session III — Unblocking multi­lateral trade negoti­a­tions in agriculture 

Moderator: Lee Ann Jackson (OECD)

Carmel Cahill: New Pathways for Progress in Multi­lateral Trade Negoti­a­tions in Agriculture 

Parallel Sessions

Session I

Moderator: Fabio Santeramo (University of Foggia)

Has Global Agricul­tural Trade Been Resilient Under Coron­avirus (COVID-19)? Findings From an Econo­metric Assessment
Shawn Arita (USDA, Office of the Chief Economist), Jason Grant (Virginia Tech. Department of Agricul­tural and Applied Economics), Sharon Sydow (USDA, Office of the Chief Economist), Jayson Beckman (USDA, Economic Research Service)

Assessing the Hetero­ge­neous Effects of COVID-19 on Agricul­tural Trade
Soojung Ahn, and Sandro Steinbach (Department of Agricul­tural and Resource Economics, University of Connecticut)

Agricul­tural Trade and Environ­mental Sustain­ability
Kathy Baylis (University of California), Thomas Heckelei (University of Bonn), Thomas W. Hertel (Center for Global Trade Analysis, Purdue University)

Session II — Organized session : China’s role in inter­na­tional grain markets 

Moderator: Nathan Kemp (IGC)

China and the Global Short Term Grain Market Outlook
Erin Collier, David Bedford and Lavinia Lucarelli (Food and Agriculture Organi­zation (FAO) of the UnitedNations)

How important is China’s feed net deficit for the medium terms prospects of grain markets
Marcel Adenäuer (OECD, TAD/ATM)

Session III — Organized session: The contri­bu­tions of trade and agri-food value chains to resilience — what have we learned from the COVID-19 crisis? 

Moderator: Ekaterina Krivonos (System Organi­zation, CGIAR)

Resilience, Innovation, and Adaptation in Domestic and Inter­na­tional Agrifood Supply Chainsin Africa and Asia
Thomas Reardon (Department of Agricul­tural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State­U­ni­versity)

Food security and the role of trade under the current global crisis
Valeria Piñeiro (Inter­na­tional Food Policy Research Institute, IFPRI)

Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agri-food value chains: fractures, responses and oppor­tu­nities for building back better
Dietmar Stoian (World Agroforestry, ICRAF)

Session IV

Moderator: Ignacio Perez-Dominguez (JRC)

Coping with COVID-19 in ASEAN’s Agri-Food Value Chains: Trade’s Role in Fostering Resilienceand Improving Nutri­tional Outcomes
Brad Gilmour (Mouralea Consulting, Asia Pacific Foundation), Stephanie Lee (Asia Pacific Foundation),Tian Lin (World Agroforestry)

Identi­fying the drivers of SME resilience: evidence from devel­oping countries during theCOVID-19 pandemic
Justine Falciola, Sarah Mohan, Barbara Ramos, Valentina Rollo (Division of Market Development,International Trade Centre)

The Impact of the African Swine Fever Outbreak in China on Global Agricul­tural Markets
Clara Frezal, Stephan Hubertus Gay, Claude Nenert (Trade and Agriculture Direc­torate, Agri-Food andMarket Division, OECD)

Session V

Moderator: Jonathan Coleman (US Inter­na­tional Trade Commission)

The Potential Impacts of Increased Afforestation on the Irish Agricul­tural Sector
Lucie Adenäuer, James Breen and Anne Hayden (University College Dublin)

Tariffs, Agricul­tural Subsidies, and the 2020 US Presi­dential Election: Unintend­ed­Con­se­quences
Jaerim Choi (University of Hawaii, Economics), Sunghun Lim (Texas Tech University, Agricul­tural andAp­plied Economics)

The value of the Committee on Agriculture: Mapping Q&As to trade flows
Lee Ann Jackson (OECD), Federica Maggi, Roberta Piermartini (WTO) and Stela Rubínová (OECD) 

Session VI

Moderator: Ian Sheldon (Ohio State University)

European and Member State policy responses and economic impacts on agri-food markets dueto the Covid-19 pandemic
Christine Wieck, (University of Hohenheim, Coordi­nator and contact author), Liesbeth Dries(Wageningen University), Victor Martinez-Gomez (Univer­sitat Politècnica de València), Olayinka Idowu Kareem (University of Hohenheim), Bettina Rudloff (German Institute for Security Affairs Berlin), Fabio­Gaetano Santeramo (University of Foggia), Magdalena Sliwinska, Rafal Sliwinski (Poznan University of Economics and Business)

Realigning Policy Inter­ven­tions on Agricul­tural Prices: Facil­i­tating Economic Recovery in Low-and Middle-Income Countries in the Post-COVID-19 Era
Sarah Consoli, Juan José Egas Yerovi, Cristian Morales Opazo (Agrifood Economics Division, FAO)

Session VII — Organized session: Agro-Food Trade and Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic 

Moderator: Shawn Arita (USDA, Office of the Chief Economist)

COVID-19 and Cotton Import Demand in China
Andrew Muhammad, S. Aaron Smith, Edward Yu (Institute of Agriculture, University of Tennessee)

Measuring the impact of COVID-19 trade actions on inter­na­tional food trade
Soojung Ahn, and Sandro Steinbach (Department of Agricul­tural and Resource Economics, University ofCon­necticut)

Distri­b­u­tional Impacts of Policy and COVID-19 on Low-income Household Food Demand inThailand
Hoa Hoang, Wyatt Thompson, Sanguk Kwon (University of Missouri-Columbia)

Session VIII

Moderator: Lesley Ahmed (U.S. Inter­na­tional Trade Commission)

Revis­iting the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Canada’s Agricul­tural Trade: The Surpris­ingCase of an Agricul­tural Export Boom
Rick Barichello (University of British Columbia)

Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on global agricul­tural trade
Helena Engemann, Yaghoob Jafari (Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn),Cosimo Avesani, Ishrat Gadhok, Andrea Zimmermann (Food and Agriculture Organi­zation (FAO) of theUnited Nations)

A theoretical framework to analyze the resilience of agricul­tural value chains to the COVID-19crisis
Lionel Cosnard (GREThA, Université de Bordeaux and French Ministry of Agriculture and Food)