PROGRAM* Planet A® Forum June 27-28, 2019

12/06/2019
EARTH, WASTE, PLANET:
SOIL QUALITY FOR THE HEALTH OF LIVING THINGS

 
The debates will be moderated by Pierre de Vilno, journalist, Europe 1 Radio
 
*(temporary program, pending to some confirmations)
 
Thursday, June 27
 
8:00 am- Welcome coffee
 
9:00 am - Opening remarks
Looking back on the commitments of 2018

Benoist Apparu, Mayor of Châlons-en-Champagne, former Minister
Jean-Pierre Rennaud, Managing Director Livelihoods Venture, Chairman of the Board of Supagro Montpellier, Chairman of the Planet A Scientific Board
 
9:10 am - and perspective analysis
Dominique Potier, Director of the Observatory of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the Jean Jaurès Foundation, Member of Parliament for Meurthe et Moselle
 
9:25 am -Keynote address:  Managing soil quality to ensure food and environmental security
Rattan Lal, Professor of Soil Science, Director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, former President of the International Union of Soil Science, 2019 Laureate of the Japan Prize Foundation, co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize under IPCC
 
9:40 am – Focus on the 4 per 1000 Initiative: The role of soils for food security and climate change
Paul Luu, Executive Secretary, 4 per 1000 Initiative
 
9:50 am - Agriculture, solution for soils remediation and protection
Pierre-Marie Aubert, Researcher, coordinator of the European Agriculture Initiative, IDDRI
Claire Chenu, Professor of Soil Science, co-chair of the Inventive 4 p 1000, special ambassador for the International Year of Soils in 2015
Erick Fernandes, Global Lead - Technology, Innovation, & Climate Smart Agriculture, The World Bank Group
Christian Huyghe, Scientific Director, INRA
François Mandin, Farmer, president of the APAD network
 
Questions and answers with the audience
 
11:00 am - Coffee break
 
11:30 am - Sought-after land, degraded soils: migration and geopolitical issues
Pablo Cortés Ferrández, Research Associate, Policy and Research Department, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC)
Dominique Reynié, Director of the Foundation for Political Innovation
Thomas Ribémont, President, Action Against Hunger, professor of political sciences
 
Questions and answers with the audience
 
12:00 pm - Rights of living things and biodiversity preservation: reconcile land use, agricultural practices, property rights and environmental protection
Jean-Yves Caullet, President of the ONF Board of Directors
Sandrine Le Feur, Member of the French Parliament, farmer
Luca Montanarella, Senior Expert –Land Resources Unit, European Commission, co-chair of the  IPBES Assessment Report on Land Degradation and Restoration (2018)
Rupert Simons, Agriculture, Biodiversity and Development Expert, Systemiq, Food and Land Use Coalition
 
Questions and answers with the audience
 
12:45 pm: Soil and health: How to rethink the relationship with food?
Patrick Caron, CIRAD, Chair of the Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE)
Arnaud Daguin, Chef, creator of Mouvement Agriculture du Vivant
Benoît Soury, Director of the Organic Market, Carrefour Group
 
1:15 pm - Lunch break
 
 
2:30 pm - Initiatives and replicable solutions
Sébastien Couasnet, CEO, Elephant Vert
Bernard Giraud, President of Livelihoods Venture
Chuck de Liedekerke, CEO, Soil Capital LTD 
Frédéric Moyne, CEO Albioma
Michèle Mbo'o-Tchouawou, Deputy Director, African Women in Agricultural Research and Development
(AWARD)
Atanas Mluki, CEO, Afrilife Honey
Mike Parish, Director, Healthy Soils Australia
Antoine Sire, Director of Corporate Engagement, BNP Paribas
Cécile Villenave, Agronomist, founder of Elisol
 
3:45 pm - Workshops sequence
 
Presentations, round-tables, debates and working groups (temporary titles)
 
Workshop 1 - Preserving land to protect biodiversity
 
Workshop 2 - Rethinking production and practices in a reasoned use of soils
 
Workshop 3 - Agriculture, climate resilience and financing sustainable land management
 
Workshop 4 - Nourishing soils to feed the living
 
Workshop 5 - Innovations, training, territories: generation renewal challenges
 
Under the guidance and with the interventions of
Edmundo Barrios, Soil Health Expert, Plant Production and Protection Division, FAO
Jean-Luc Chotte, Doctor, Research Institute for Development, Scientific Expert within the Science-Policy Interface of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Scientific Adviser 4 p 1000
Tom Mwangi Anyonge, Youth Rural Development Specialist, IFAD
Erick Yong, CEO, GreenTec Capital Partners 
Pascal Martinez, Sr. Environmental Specialist, Global Environment Facility (GEF) Trust Fund
Yemi Adeyeye, Director, YPARD (Young Professionals for Agricultural Development)
Gabrielle Bastien, Executive Director, Regeneration Canada
Thierry Daniel, Territorial Delegate, North East Region, GRT Gaz
Benoît Grimonprez, University Professor, Institute of Rural Law of Poitiers, President of the French Association of Rural Law Center-West, Specialist Rural and Environmental Law
Julie Keisser-Bourserie, Quality Director, Carrefour Group
Remi Lecerf, Head of Agriculture & Quality, Carrefour Group
Françoise Ledos, Head of the development network, Coop de France
Yves Madre, Agronomist and economist, Farm Europe
Cheikh DR. Faleh Nassir Al-Thani – Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary, Kingdom of Qatar
Barbara Schweiger, Head of Section G520 Sustainable Land Use, GIZ
Ludovic Vincent, CEO, Biomede
 
6:30 pm - Free time
 
20:00 - Gala dinner
 
 
Friday, June 28 (8.30 am - 1.30 pm)
 
8:00 am:Welcome coffee
 
8:30 am – Introduction speech
Yann Wehrling, UN Environment Ambassador for the French Government
 
8:45 am - Public and land policies: challenges to preserve agro-ecological balances and develop rural territories on a national level
Nestor Batio Bassiere, Minister of the Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of the Republic of Burkina Faso
Mariame Camara, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Guinea
Didier Guillaume, Minister of Agriculture and Food of the French Republic
 
Questions and answers with the audience
 
10:00 am – Bio economy: Grand E ’s commitments
Jean Rottner, President of Grand Est Region
 
10:15 am – Intelligence Artificial for land management
Xavier Besseyre des Horts, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
Hugo Briand, Blockchain Lead, Ekino
Emmanuel Delerm, Organization & Methods Director, Carrefour France
 
10:30 am - Coffee break
 
11:00 am - Common agricultural policy: What regulatory and legislative tools to protect soils in the EU?
Clara Eugenia Aguilera García, Member of the European Parliament, Spain
Olivier Dauvers, Agricultural engineer, Think Tank agro-food
Angélique Delahaye, CEO, Solaal, former Member of the European Parliament
Jan Huitema, Member of the European Parliament, The Netherlands)
Norbert Lins, Member of the European Parliament, Germany
Henri Nallet, Former Minister, President, Jean Jaurès Foundation
 
12:00 pm -Restitution of workshops
Jean-Pierre Rennaud, Managing Director Livelihoods Venture, Chairman of the Board of Supagro Montpellier, Chairman of the Planet A Scientific Board
With the rapporteurs of the workshops
 
12:35 pm - How to measure the efficiency of carbon sequestration
Jean-François Soussana, Vice President in charge of International Policy at INRA, Co-Chair of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA), Member of the Steering Committee of the Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (Climate KIC) of the European Institute of Technology 
 
12:45 pm - Announcement of the 2019 commitments
Nicolas Facon, General manager, French BU, Groupe Daucy
Christiane Lambert, President, National Federation of Farmers' Unions (FNSEA)
Jean-François Roucou, Director of Sustainable Performance, Pernod-Ricard Group
 
 
1:15 pm - Closing remarks