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Thursday, 25 September in New York

The time has finally arrived. We look forward to welcoming you tomorrow for the inaugural CGIAR Development Dialogues event.

The Dialogues will take place at Faculty House, Columbia University. Directions to the venue can be found here.

The registration desk opens from 8am, and the seating for the opening plenary session will begin at 10am.

Conference Speakers

Tumusiime Rhoda-Peace
High-Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union
Halldór Thorgeirsson
Director for Strategy, UN Climate Change Secretariat

Kanayo F. Nwanze
President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Rajendra K. Pachauri
Chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Sonja Vermeulen
Head of Research, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
Johan Rockström
Executive Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Akinwumi A. Adesina
Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Republic of Nigeria
Gerda Verburg
Chair of the UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
Manuel Pulgar-Vidal
Minister of State for Environment, Peru and UNFCCC COP20 President
Howard Minigh
President & CEO, CropLife International

For those who cannot attend in person, all of the sessions for the event will be live streamed here. We encourage online viewers to join the dialogue through Twitter using the hashtag #CGIAR_DD.

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