29 • JUNE • 2021

Time­zone: GMT+2

1 :45 PM — 2:00 PM  OPEN­ING REMARKS
2:00 PM — 3: 10 PM  PLE­NARY SES­SION I
3:20 PM — 4:20 PM  PAR­AL­LEL SES­SIONS I & II

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)