Global Thinkers Dialogue: China’s South-South Cooperation in Agriculture

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A Global Thinkers Dialogue on China’s South-South Cooperation in Agriculture will be co-hosted by UNOSSC and UNDP, in partnership with China Institute for South-South Cooperation in Agriculture (CISSCA) on Friday, 14 September 10:00-11:30 in Conference Room 5 of UN Headquarters.

CISSCA, launched in December 2017, provides a platform for developing countries to strengthen South-South cooperation in agriculture and rural development for achieving the SDGs through policy research, mapping good practices and demand in agriculture and rural development.

The event will be attended by H.E. Mr. Adonia Ayebare, Ambassador of Uganda to the United Nations and President of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation; Mr. Jorge Chediek, Director and Envoy of the Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation; Prof. Qixin Sun, President, China Agricultural University; Mr. Shenggen Fan, Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI); Mr. Xiaoyun Li, Dean, China Institute for South-South Cooperation in Agriculture; and senior officials from FAO, IFAD and WFP.

During the event, the China Agriculture University and CISSCA will launch a publication on “Filling the Knowledge Gap in South-South Cooperation: An Evaluation Framework and Its Application in China-Tanzania Cooperation”. The publication can be downloaded here: https://www.unsouthsouth.org/2018/09/14/filling-the-knowledge-gap-in-south-south-cooperation-an-evaluation-framework-and-its-application-in-china-tanzania-cooperation-2018/

This event is supported by the South-South Global Thinkers: The Global Coalition of Think Tank Networks for South-South Cooperation. The Coalition is a community where think tank networks from the South and the North can come together to share knowledge, expertise and perspectives, in order to inform policy dialogues on South-South cooperation in the context of sustainable development. The Dialogue will be live-streamed on the South-South Global Thinkers website: https://www.ssc-globalthinkers.org/node/120

All are invited to attend.