Parallel Forums: Low-carbon Agriculture and Sustainable Development Forum (Ballroom C)

DATE:13:30-16:30, November 2, 2023

VENUE: Ballroom C, Pinggu Jinhai Lake International Convention & Exhibition Center, Beijing, China

Host: Kevin Chen

China Academy for Rural DevelopmentZhejiang University

Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI

China Leader, CGIAR Initiative on Low-Emission Food Systems

Opening Speeches


Patrick Caron

Deputy Chairman, Board of Directors, CGIAR


Topic: Low Emissions Development Opportunities in Agriculture

Guest:Louis Verchot    Principal Scientist and Leader of the Land Restoration Group, Alliance Bioversity International – CIAT, Lead of CGIAR Initiative on Low-Emission Food Systems


Topic: China's Practice and Experience in Low-carbon Agriculture

Guest: Jin Wencheng   Director, Research Center for Rural Economy, Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Affairs


Topic: Financial Support for Green and Low-Carbon Transformation of Agrifood Systems

Guest: Xie Wenhong   Head of China Programme of Climate Bonds Initiative

Report SharingConstructing Standards, Setting BenchmarksBuilding Ecology

Exploring Low-Carbon Transformation of Dairy Industry


Host: Xu Jin

Director,Corporate Engagement China, The Nature Conservancy


Tea Break

Summit Dialogue–Topic 1: Achieve Multi-Objective Development in The Context Of Low-Carbon Transformation and Sustainability

Host: Zhu Chunquan   Head of China Nature Initiatives, World Economic Forum


Christopher Martius

Team Leader for Climate Change, Energy and Low-Carbon Development at CIFOR, Leader of CGIAR Initiative on Low-Emission Food Systems Work Package 1

Wang Quanhui

Chief Scientist, Rural Energy & Environment Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs

Liu Qiang

Director, Climate and Deputy Chief Representative China, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation

Zhang Xinyu

Alibaba Group – HeMa Deputy General Manager

Tek Bahadur Sapkota

Senior Scientist – Agricultural System/Climate Change at CIMMYT


Discussion and Q&A

Summit Dialogue-Topic 2Pathway and strategy for low-carbon agriculture and sustainable development

Host: Wang Mingming, Director, Rural Carbon Neutrality within RMI’s China Program


Tran Duc Vien

Chair, Council for Science and Education Affairs, Vietnam National University of Agriculture

Zhang Wei

Chief Scientist in Nutrition, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Senior Researcher, National Institute for Nutrition and Health (NINH), Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Gao Ji

Director, Energy & Nature Program, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

Executive Director, International Forum of Low-Emission Agrifood Systems (IFLEAS) 

Augusto Castro

Climate and Land Use Scientist, Sustainable Food Systems Team, Decision and Policy Analysis Research Area, Alliance Bioversity International – CIAT, Leader of CGIAR Initiative on Low-Emission Food Systems Work Package 4

Dong Lifeng

Associate Professor of Feed Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences


Discussion and Q&A

Sub-forum Summary


Sub-forum Summary

Kevin Chen

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