Program ICABR 2020

Monday, October 12

No event

Moderator: IICA

Conference Opening:

– Carl Pray

– Argentine Minister of Agriculture (tent)

– Director General of IICA

– Argentine panel #1

Moderator: Jose Maria da Silveira

Bioenergy in South America

  1. Biomass Supply Contracts for Sugarcane Biorefineries – Marcelo M Magalhães – School of Sciences and Engineering, São Paulo State University
  2. Economic Incentives and Energy Production from Forest Biomass in Argentina – Demián Olemberg – Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria
  3. Net Social Benefit of Developing Energy from Biomass in Argentina: An input-output analysis for the province of Misiones – Lorenzo Perrotta – Instituto Interdisciplinario de Economía Política UBA – CONICET
  4. Environmental performance of Argentine biofuels – Jorge Antonio Hilbert, Jonatan Manosalva Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria
  5. Sugar-energy in Brazil: an inclusive expansion? – Andreia Camargo – UNICAMP
  6. Prices and Bioenergy Systems – Agustín Torroba – IICA

Tuesday, October 13

Moderator: Regina Birner

Supply Food Chains

  1. Trade, Value Chains, and Rent Distribution with Foreign Exchange Controls -Seneshaw Tamru Beyene Ethiopian Strategic Support Program
  2. Impact Assessment of Renewable Energy Technology Adoption by Rural Households in Nigeria – Toyin Benedict Ajibade, University of Ilorin
  3. Enhancing Tilapia Resources Conservation In A Context Of Salinization In Rural Coastal Areas Of Benin – Toundji Olivier Amoussou – Nazi Boni University
  4. Determinants of Households’ Food Security In Akure South Local Government Area, Ondo State, Nigeria – Oluwakemi Oduntan, Ayodeji Oluwaseun Akinro – The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State
  5. Scope Effects In Contingent Valuation: An Application To The Valuation Of Irrigation Water Quality Improvements In Infulene Valley, Mozambique – Graca Manjate – University of Pretoria

Feeds Of The Future: Understanding Farmers’ Perceived Benefits and Value – Chain Governance Of The Insect-Based Chicken Feed In Kenya – Afrika Okello – University of Nairobi

Moderator: IICA

 Argentine panels #2 and #3

Moderator: Jose Maria da Silveira

Bioeconomy in South America

  1. Bioeconomy Strategy For Public Policies In Beekeeping: Food Security And Sustainable Management Of The Sector – María Mayda Verde – Fraunhofer Chile Research
  2. Understanding Incentives Within The Bioeconomy Framework: Prices, Markets And The Diversion Of Waste To New Uses – William Ellis Foster – Departamento de Economía Agraria, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  3. Evaluation of Alternative Materials Obtained from Agroindustrial Waste in Peruvian Amazon – Diana Carolina Parada – Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnologia
  4. Monitoring Local Bioeconomy in Colombia: The case of Antioquia – Andres Garcia – Universidad EIA
  5. The Impacts of Fees and Transport Costs in Ethanol Trading – Jamile de Campos Coleti – University of Campinas
  6. Circular Bioeconomy: Bioethanol mini- distilleries in the field – Maria Soledad Puechagut, – National Institute of Agricultural Technology

Wednesday, October 14

Moderator: Sara Savastano

Agriculture Production in Africa

  1. Illegal Cross Border Trade of Cocoa in Togo by Farmers from Ghana (Case Study of Kajebi District) – Dennis Eghan – University of Cape Coast
  2. Climatic Dynamics and Implication for Food Security in Sub-Sahara Africa – Ikechukwu Sebastine Asogwa – University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria
  3. Assessment of Female Farm Households Management Practices to Extreme Weather Event in Southeast, Nigeria – Joy Nneamaka Obi
  4. Cassava Seed Commercialization And Profitability In South-East and South-South Agro Ecological Zones, Nigeria – Lilian Akunna Onyegbulam – University of Agriculture, Umudike
  5. Economics Of Rice Production In Kano And Niger States Of Nigeria In The Presence Of Technological Heterogeneity – Matthew Adewumi – University of Ilorin
  6. Impact of Technology Adoption on Land Productivity and Households’ Welfare: Evidence from Two Agro-Ecological Zones of Southwestern Nigeria – Adekemi Adebisola Obisesan – Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria
  7. Leveraging Big Datasets for Smallholder Farmers: Crop Choices, Market Access and Dietary Diversity across Spatial Scales in Sub Saharan Africa – Travis Reynolds – University of Vermont

Moderator: IICA

 Argentine panels #4 and #5

Moderator: Carl Pray

Bioenergy in South America 2

  1. Carbon and Energy Footprints of Corn-based Ethanol Produced in Small-Scale Distilleries in Central Argentina – Rodolfo Gustavo Bongiovanni – INTA
  2. Macaúba (Acrocomia Aculeata): A New Possibility For An Inclusive Biodiesel Production? – Gabriela Solidario de Souza Benatti – University of Campinas
  3. Biofuel Flows Embodied Into The Brazilian International Trade – An Input-output Analysis – Pablo Dadalti Borba Barroso – University of Campinas
  4. Regional Inequalities In Agriculture: Brazilian Bioethanol Production In A Learning Economy – Fernando Mesquita – University of Campinas
  5. The Role Of Universities In The Moving Of Sugarcane Frontier In Brazil – Fernando Mesquita, André Tosi Furtado – University of Campinas

Thursday, October 15

Moderator: Justus Wesseler

EU Bioeconomy

  1. Does Biotechnology Make a Difference? – Yan Jin – Wageningen University
  2. Understanding Business Environment And Success Factors For The Emerging Bioeconomy Through A Comprehensive Analytical Framework – Muluken Elias Adamseged – Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy
  3. A Cross-Country Measurement of the EU Bioeconomy: An Input- Output Approach – Mohammed B. Degnet – Wageningen University and Research
  4. BioEconomy Options and Sustainability – Kutay Cingiz – Wageningen University
  5. Structural Implications of Increasing Demand for Non-food Biomass in German Agriculture: A Transaction Cost Approach – Lanjiao Wen – Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies
  6. From East to West and Back? Trade in Biomass and Bio-Based Products in the EU – Maximilian Kardung – Wageningen University

Moderator: David Zilberman

Agricultural Policy

  1. Safeguarding the Bioeconomy: The National Academies Report – George Frisvold – University of Arizona
  2. Did Digital Inclusive Finance Improve Incomes for both Rural and Urban Households and Reduce Rural–Urban Income Inequality in China? – Dan Liu – Nanjing Agricultural University
  3. Modeling the Impacts of Agricultural Support Policies on Emissions from Agriculture – William Martin – IFPRI
  4. The Economic and Environmental Costs of the Renewable Fuel Standard – Madhu Khanna – University of Illinois

Moderator: Stuart Smyth

Agricultural Technologies and Innovation

  1. Breeding for disease Resilience in the North American Pork Markets: comparison of Public Responses to the Use of Genetic Modification, Using Genomics for Selective Breeding and Gene Editing – Albert Boaitey – University of Wisconsin
  2. Agriculture 4.0: Governance and Policy Challenges – David Castle – University of Victoria
  3. Behavioural Research For Improved Agricultural Mechanisms For Sustainable Agriculture – Ana Maria Bogdan – University of Saskatchewan
  4. A 2020 Vision of Agricultural Advisory Services Policy – Jock Anderson – Rutgers Consortium

Friday, October 16

Moderator: Regina Birner

African Bioeconomy

  1. Baobab Fruit Shell (BFS) Processing: A Sustainable Bio-Economy Opportunity Untapped In Nigeria – Mercy Funke Salami – University of Ilorin
  2. Innovations, Policies and Business Models for Transition into Circular Bioeconomy in Africa – Shiferaw Tesfaye Feleke – International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Tanzania
  3. Bioscience And Bioeconomy Training For Export Development, Promotion And Economic Development Of Uganda – Clet Wandui Masiga – Tropical Institute of Development Innovations
  4. Determinants Of Technical, Allocative And Economic Efficiencies Of Bio-Fortified Rice Innovation In Nigeria – Emmanuel Ejiofor Omeje – University of Nigeria
  5. Can Biotechnology Benefit Small Holder Farmers in Nigeria? – Godwin Anjeinu Abu – Hephzibah Obekpa University of Agriculture

Moderator: Stuart Smyth

 Panel session: Misinformation – Cami Ryan

Moderator: Travis Reynolds

Consumer Attitudes

  1. The Effects of Considerations for Future on Consumer Preference for Genetically Modified Potatoes in Canada – Xiaoli Fan – University of Alberta
  2. Public Preferences For Livestock Research To Enhance Disease Resilience And Find Antibiotic Alternatives – Ellen Goddard – University of Alberta
  3. Ex-Ante Economic Assessment of Potential Impacts to Producers and Consumers of Eight GM Crop Technologies in Five Countries in Africa – Jose Falck- Zepeda – IFPRI
  4. Canadian Consumer Insights on Agriculture: Addressing the Knowledge-gap – Chelsea Sutherland – University of Saskatchewan