Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 30/May/2017
8:00am
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8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am
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10:30am
PC 01: New Players, New Tools: Insights in Science Communications - Science into Story
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
A lively conversation between journalist Nathanael Johnson from Grist and biotechnologist Alison van Eeneenaam, an animal breeder.
 

New Players, New Tools: Insights in Science Communications - Science into Story

Chair(s): Sarah Davidson Evanega (Cornell Alliance for Science)

 

Presentations

 

What’s Your Story? Shaping Science in Mainstream Media

Nathanael Johnson
Grist

 

Lost in Translation? How Scientists can Leverage Media Effectively to Reach a Skeptical Public

Alison Van Eenennaam
UC Davis

10:30am
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5:30pm
PC 02: New Players, New Tools: Insights & Innovations in Science Communications - Workshop! (with lunch)
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Learn best practices for communicating science via the art of storytelling. Practice generating interest and engagement with a topic, improving comprehension, and practical workshop led by The Story Collider for scientists who want to learn new communicating about new applied science such as the tools of gene editing and other new and emerging technologies relevant to the ICABR conference’s theme.
 

New Players, New Tools: Insights & Innovations in Science Communications - Workshop!

Chair(s): Liz Neeley (StoryCollider)

 

Presentations

 

Bringing Science to Life through Narratives: Building Strategies for Social Currency

Liz Neeley
StoryCollider

6:00pm OFFICIAL ICABR CONFERENCE BEGINS--Reception on Giannini Patio
Location: Giannini
6:00pm
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7:30pm
PC 03: New Players, New Tools: Insights & Innovations in Science Communications - Science and Hollywood
Location: Giannini
 

New Players, New Tools: Insights & Innovations in Science Communications - Science and Hollywood

Chair(s): Ari Novy (United States Botanic Garden)

 

Presentations

 

N/A

Rick Loverd, Ann Merchant
National Academy of Sciences

Date: Wednesday, 31/May/2017
8:00am
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8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am
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8:45am
Opening Remarks
Location: Ballroom (1)
Speaker: J. Keith Gilless, UC Berkeley, United States of America
Speaker: Carl Pray, Rutgers University, United States of America
Speaker: David Zilberman, UC Berkeley, United States of America
8:45am
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10:15am
PL 01: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Biotech Industry
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Carl Pray, Rutgers University, United States of America
 

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Biotech Industry

Robert Fraley

Monsanto


Discussant: Waves in Biotech Industry Mergers and Acquisitions

Gordon Rausser

UC Berkeley, United States of America


Discussant

Carl Pray

Rutgers University, United States of America


Discussant

David Zilberman

University of California, Berkeley

10:15am
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10:30am
CB 01
10:30am
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12:00pm
PL 02: Animal Agriculture: CRISPR, Transgenic Animals and Regulations
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Justus Wesseler, Wageningen University, Netherlands, The
 

Genetic Improvement of Food Animals: Past and Future

Alison Van Eenennaam

UC Davis, United States of America


AquAdvantage Salmon, A Regulatory Odyssey

Ronald L. Stotish

AquaBounty, United States of America


Gene Editing in Animals - A Rational Approach to Regulation

Perry Hackett

University of Minnesota, -


Regulatory limbo and GE Animals for use in Agriculture

James Murray

UC Davis, -

12:00pm
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1:00pm
LB 01: Robert Fraley on Microbials
1:00pm
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2:30pm
01-01: The Future of Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Jennifer A. Thomson, University of Cape Town, South Africa
 

The Future of Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa

Jennifer A. Thomson1, Hennie Groenewald2, Leena Tripathi3, Sylvester Oikeh3

1: University of Cape Town, South Africa; 2: BioSafety SA; 3: African Agricultural Technology Foundation

01-02: Impact of GMOs I
Location: Drawing Room (2)
Chair: Jose Falck-Zepeda, IFPRI, United States of America
 

The Effects of Biotechnology on U.S. Agriculture

Jean Paul Chavas1, Guanming Shi1, Richard Nehring2, Kyle Stiegert1

1: University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of America; 2: Economic Research Service-USDA


Diffusion vs. Adoption: The Evolution of Learning in the U.S. Soybean Market

Cornelia Ilin, Guanming Shi

University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States of America


Fifteen years of Bt cotton in China: The economic benefit and its dynamics

Fangbin Qiao

Central University of Finance and Economics, China, People's Republic of


bEcon for Africa: What we know about GE crops economic assessments in the continent

Patricia Zambrano, Namita Paul, Jose Falck-Zepeda

IFPRI, United States of America

01-03: Perception & Information
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Chair: Andreas Boecker, University of Guelph, Canada
 

Differences between consumers with regard to GMO risk perception and social media communication

Nathaniel Whittingham, Andreas Boecker

University of Guelph, Canada


Communicate Food Biotechnology with Consumers - A Comparison of Narrative with Logical-scientific Information​

Yang Yang, Jill E. Hobbs

University of Saskatchewan, Canada


How can selective exposure in consumers’ search for agricultural biotechnology information be reduced? Evidence from a survey with simulated online search

Andreas Boecker1, Lana Pribic1, Alexandra Grygorczyk1,2

1: University of Guelph, Canada; 2: Vineland Research and Innovation Centre


A selective history of food muckraking since 1906

Robin Goldstein

University of California Agricultural Issues Center, Davis, CA, United States of America

01-04: Biofuel and Bioenergy
Location: Venetian Room (4)
Chair: Lucas Siqueira de Castro, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
 

Spatial distribution of sugarcane in Brazil: Is there convergence in the production of this crop?

Lucas Siqueira de Castro

Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil


Multiple correspondence analysis Of Sugarcane Expansion in Brazil - Perception Of Local Development According Model of the Access To Land

Andreia Camargo Marques Postal1, JMFJ Silveira2, Heitor Mobilio Melo3

1: UNICAMP, Brazil; 2: UNICAMP, Brazil; 3: UNICAMP, Brazil


Jatropha: A Non-food Crop for Renewable Oil and Protein

Robert Schmidt

Resolute Genetics, United States of America


Technology Analysis for Biodiesel Patents Network

Fabio Kenji Masago, Jose Maria Ferreira Jardim da Silveira

University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Brazil

2:30pm
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4:00pm
02-01: Regulation I
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Ronald J. Herring, Cornell University, United States of America
 

Regulatory Logics and Politics of Agricultural Biotechnology Diffusion

Ronald J. Herring

Cornell University, United States of America


Regulation of GMOs in China: Does it fit for genome editing techniques?

Wen Xiang

Center for Public Regulation and Administration, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Livestock Industry Responsiveness and Farmers’ Attitude Towards Animal Vaccines

Albert Ifeanyi Ugochukwu, Peter Phillips

University of Saskatchewan, Canada


Phenotyping and the Future of Plant Breeding

Lana Awada, Stuart Smyth, Peter Phillips

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

02-02: Environmental Sustainability
Location: Drawing Room (2)
Chair: Farzad Taheripour, Purdue University, United States of America
 

A Comparative Analysis of the Discourse of Glyphosate in North America and the Europe

Lindsay Pollard1, Regina Birner2, Savannah Gleim1, Stuart Smyth1

1: University of Saskatchewan, Canada; 2: University of Hohenheim, Germany


The contribution of glyphosate to agriculture and potential impact of restrictions on use at the global level

Graham Brookes1, Wallace Tyner2, Farzad Taheripour2

1: PG Economics, United Kingdom; 2: Purdue University


Economic Feasibility of Genotyping for Feed Efficiency and Reduced Methane Emissions: Benefits and Barriers to Adoption on Canadian Dairy Farms

David William Worden, Getu Hailu

University of Guelph, Canada


Consequences on carbon footprint of introducing GM soy-feed in Sweden: Results from an LCA study

Emma Elisabeth Hansson1, Mattias Eriksson1, Ranjan Kumar Ghosh2, Shyam Kumar Basnet1, Carl-Johan Lagerkvist1

1: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; 2: Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad, India

02-03: R&D Funding and Policies
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Chair: Ellen McCullough, University of Georgia, United States of America
 

Efficiency in Global Funding of Agricultural R&D

Chair(s): Ellen McCullough (University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics)

 

Presentations

 

Policy and Economic Considerations for Global Public Goods Provision: Agriculture and Health R&D for Economic Development

Travis Reynolds1, C. Leigh Anderson2, Pierre Biscaye2, Matthew Fowle2
1Colby College, Environmental Studies Program, 2University of Washington, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance

 

Global Funding Patterns and Institutional Arrangements Related to Financing R&D

Julian Alston1, Philip Pardey2
1University of California, Davis, 2University of Minnesota

 

The Changing Global Private Funding Landscape with a specific focus on the roles of Brazil, China and India

Carl E. Pray1, Keith O. Fuglie2
1Rutgers University, 2United States Department of Agriculture

02-04: Seeds and Technology Adoption
Location: Venetian Room (4)
Chair: James Ronald Stevenson, FAO, Italy
 

Insights on African seed systems from DNA fingerprinting

Chair(s): James Ronald Stevenson (FAO)

 

Presentations

 

Counterfeit Seed: Comparing genetic tests and germination rates to identify the prevalence and source of counterfeit maize seed in western Kenya

Emilia Tjernstrom1, Travis Lybbert2, Jose Clavijo3, C. Eduardo Vallejos4, Mehul Bhakta4
1University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2University of California, Davis, 3North Carolina State University, 4University of Florida

 

Why don’t Ugandan maize farmers know which varieties they are growing? Combining DNA fingerprinting with farm survey data and mystery shopping to test alternative explanations

Talip Kilic1, James Stevenson2, John Ilukor1, Andrzej Killian3
1World Bank Living Standards Measurement Study team, 2CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council secretariat, 3Diversity Arrays Ltd

 

Measuring the Productivity Impacts of Technology Adoption in the Presence of Misclassification

Tesfamicheal Wossen1, Arega Alene1, Tahirou Abdoulaye1, Shiferaw Feleke1, Victor Manyong1, Mekbib G. Haile2
1IITA, 2ZEF


An economic analysis of early generation seed (EGS) production and delivery in sub-Saharan Africa seed systems

Latha Nagarajan1, Carl Pray2, Anwar Naseem2

1: IFDC; 2: Rutgers University

4:00pm
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4:15pm
CB 02
4:15pm
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5:45pm
PL 03: Climate Smart Agriculture and the Bioeconomy
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Stuart James Smyth, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
 

A short history of the evolution of the climate smart agriculture approach and its links to climate change and sustainable agriculture debates

Leslie Lipper

Independent Science and Partnership Council, Italy


Climate Smart Food Supply Chains in Developing Countries

Thomas Reardon

Michigan State University, United States of America


Bioeconomy Innovations and CSA

David Zilberman

UC Berkeley, United States of America


Climate Smart Agriculture and Real Option Value

Pasquale L. Scandizzo

University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

6:00pm
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7:30pm
AGM: Public Meeting of ICABR Committee
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
7:30pm
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9:00pm
"Food Evolution" Screening
Location: Ballroom (1)
Date: Thursday, 01/Jun/2017
8:00am
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8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am
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9:00am
Opening: Carol Christ, UC Berkeley Chancellor Elect
Location: Ballroom (1)
9:00am
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11:00am
PL 04: Breakthroughs in Science
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: David Zilberman, UC Berkeley, United States of America
 

CRISPR-Mediated Genome Editing in Agricultural Crops

Brian Staskawicz

UC Berkeley, United States of America


European perspectives of the new genetic technologies in public health

Giuseppe Novelli

University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy


Engineering Microbial Metabolism for Production of Chemicals and Fuels

Jay Keasling

UC Berkeley, United States of America


Improving Crop Productivity by Altering Photoprotection

Krishna Niyogi

UC Berkeley, United States of America


Meeting the challenges of Hybrid Rice Breeding and Production in China

Xing Wang Deng

Peking University, China, People's Republic of

11:00am
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11:15am
CB 03
11:15am
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12:15pm
PL 05: Applications by Industry
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Carl Pray, Rutgers University, United States of America
 

TBD

Chris Fuller

Caribou Biosciences, United States of America


Solving customer challenges through CRISPR-Cas targeted plant breeding and digital tools

Neal Gutterson

DuPont, -

12:15pm
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1:00pm
LB 02
1:00pm
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2:30pm
PL 06: Biofuels: Comparing New Sources with Coal, Gas, and Kerosene
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Bruce Babcock, Iowa state, United States of America
 

Plausibility of CO2 Emissions from Corn Ethanol Being Higher than Gasoline

Bruce Babcock

Iowa state, United States of America


Is Forest Bioenergy Carbon Neutral or Worse than Coal? Implications of Carbon Accounting Methods

Madhu Khanna

University of Illinois, United States of America


Determinants of Carbon Benefits for Transatlantic Wood Pellet Trade

Puneet Dwivedi1, Madhu Khanna2, Robert Abt3

1: University of Georgia, United States of America; 2: Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois, United States of America; 3: Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, United States of America

2:30pm
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4:00pm
03-01: Financial Mechanisms
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Alexandros Sarris, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
 

Index insurance for developing country agriculture: A reassessment

Chair(s): Alexandros Sarris (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

 

Presentations

 

Next generation approaches to agricultural index insurance for developing country smallholders.

Michael Carter
University of Caliofornia Davis

 

Utility, Risk, and Demand for Incomplete Insurance: Lab Experiments with Guatemalan Cooperatives

Craig McIntosh1, Felix Povel2, Elisabeth Sadoulet3
1Univerity of California San Diego, 2KfW, 3University of California Berkeley

 

Interlinked credit with weather index insurance to promote fertilizer use. Evidence from Ethiopia.

Craig McIntosh1, Alexandros Sarris2
1University pf California San Diego, 2University of Athsn, Greece

03-02: Regulation II
Location: Drawing Room (2)
Chair: Stuart James Smyth, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
 

Compliance costs for regulatory approval of C4 rice

Subir Kanti Bairagi, Samarendu Mohanty

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines


Risk and Regulation Redux: Revisiting Regulatory Frameworks in Light of New Biotechnologies

Emily Marden1,2, Deepti Kulkarni1

1: Sidley Austin LLP; 2: University of British Columbia, Canada


Meta-Analysis on Changes in Bee Populations

Stuart James Smyth, Diego Macall

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

03-03: Policy and Research
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Chair: David Zilberman, UC Berkeley, United States of America
 

Investments in Public and Private R&D and Contributions to Technology Development and Agricultural Productivity

Chair(s): David Zilberman (University of California-Berkeley)

 

Presentations

 

Contributions of Public Agriculural Research to U.S. Agricultural Productivity

Wallace Huffman
Iowa State University

 

Agricultural R&D and Agricultural Research Policy Reform in High Income Countries

Paul Heisey1, Keith Fuglie2
1USDA, Economic Research, 2USDA, Economic Research Service

 

Private R&D: Structure, Competition, and Incentives for Agricultural Biotechnology

Matthew Clancy, Keith Fuglie
USDA, Economic Research Service

03-04: Biofuel
Location: Venetian Room (4)
Chair: José Maria F. J. da Silveira, UNICAMP, Brazil
 

Who Will Pay for Increasing Biofuel Mandates? Incidence of the Renewable Fuel Standards Given a Binding Blend Wall

Christina Maria Ursula Korting, Harry de Gorter, David Richard Just

Cornell University, United States of America


Scientific and Technological activities in Biofuel R&D: have been steping together?

Carolina da Silveira Bueno1, José Maria Ferreira Jardim da Silveira2, Antonio Marcio Buainain3, Maria Ester Soares Dal Poz4

1: University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil; 2: University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil; 3: University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil; 4: University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil


The potential for renewable fuels under greenhouse gas pricing: The case of sugarcane

Kendon Matthew Bell, David Zilberman

UC Berkeley, United States of America


Biogasoline: Biofuel 2.0 for the Bioeconomy 2.0

Sorab R. Vatcha

S. Vatcha, United States of America

4:00pm
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5:30pm
04-01: The changing landscape of IPR and regulations in agricultural biotechnology
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Gregory Jaffe, Center for Science in the Public Interest, United States of America
 

Consumer Acceptance and Regulatory Oversight for Gene Edited Crops

Greg Jaffe

Center for Science in the Public Interest, United States of America


Genetic Engineering Regulation Needs A Radical Overhaul

Henry I. Miller1, Drew L. Kershen2

1: Stanford University, United States of America; 2: University of Oklahoma


Genome Edition for CG-Centers’ Crops? Yes, but regulatory decisions must come first

Paul Chavarriaga-Aguirre

International Center for Tropical Agriculture –CIAT

04-02: Gender & GM Crops
Location: Drawing Room (2)
Chair: Beatrice Atim Odwong, Parliament of Uganda, Uganda
 

Gender and GM crops: Why should we care

Chair(s): Beatrice Atim Odwong (Parliament of Uganda), Leo Gonzales (Strive Foundation), Patricia Zambrano (IFPRI)

 

Presentations

 

Bt cotton and employment effects for female agricultural laborers in Pakistan

Shahzad Kouser
Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad, Pakistan

 

GE crops in South Africa. Drudgery, information and institutions

Marnus Gouse
University of Pretoria

 

GE Bananas in Uganada. Gender differentiated findings

Enoch Kikulwe
Bioversity - Uganda

04-03: Bioeconomy in Africa
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Chair: Travis W Reynolds, Colby College, United States of America
 

The Bioeconomy and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Chair(s): Travis Reynolds (Colby College, Environmental Studies Program)

 

Presentations

 

The Business Environment for the Bioeconomy in Africa

Federica Saliola
World Bank Group, Development Economics

 

Land Productivity, Crop Choice and the Bioeconomy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Productivity Gains and Cropland Allocation Shifts at the Extensive and Intensive Margins

Travis Reynolds1, C. Leigh Anderson2, Margaret Beetstra2, Pierre Biscaye2, Katie Panhorst Harris2
1Colby College, Environmental Studies Program, 2University of Washington

 

Labor Productivity, Market Access and the Bioeconomy in Sub-Saharan Africa: Occupational Choice and Agricultural Labor Exits

Ellen McCullough
University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

04-04: Agriculture Productivity
Location: Venetian Room (4)
Chair: Solomon Asfaw, FAO of the UN, Italy
 

Value Addition and Processing by Farmers in Developing Countries: Evidence From the Coffee Sector in Ethiopia

Seneshaw Tamru Beyene1, Bart Minten2

1: LICOS-KU Leuven, Ethiopia; 2: IFPRI, Ethiopia


Welfare and Productivity Impacts of Modifying Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Programme Targeting

Solomon Asfaw1, Andrea Cattaneo2, Giacomo Pallante3, Alessandro Palma3

1: FAO of the UN, Italy; 2: FAO of the UN, Italy; 3: University of Tor vergata (CEIS)


Heterogeneous Price Impacts and Supermarket Procurement in India

Chandrasekhara Rao N, Rajib Sutradhar

Institute of Economic Growth (IEG), India

Date: Friday, 02/Jun/2017
8:00am
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8:30am
Breakfast
8:30am
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10:00am
PL 07: Santaniello Lecture and Keynote Speaker
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Carl Pray, Rutgers University, United States of America
 

Santaniello Lecture: Changing Africa´s Subsistence Agriculture into Agriculture as a Business and a Major Opportunity for Biotechnology

Pedro Sanchez

Columbia University, -


Keynote: Embrapa's strategy on the application of new gene technologies in Brazil

Mauricio Lopes

Embrapa, -

10:00am
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10:30am
CB 04
10:30am
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12:00pm
PL 08: Data Innovation for Better Agricultural Policies
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Pasquale L. Scandizzo, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
 

It's the Measurement, Stupid! Better Agricultural Policies through Better Measurement

Gero Carletto

World Bank


Rethinking Agriculture Transformation through Business Regulation

Federica Saliola

World Bank


Agriculture Productivity, Management Quality and Efficiency

Sara Savastano

World Bank and University of Rome Tor Vergata


Using Satellite Imagery to Measure Crop Area and Yields

David Lobell

Stanford University

12:00pm
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1:00pm
LB 03: Poster Sessions
 

An application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to evaluate the logistic efficiency in Brazil: the case of maize exports

Andréa Leda Ramos de Oliveira, Lucas de Oliveira Melo Cicolin, Jamile de Campos Coleti

University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil


Analysis of regional patterns of grain production and storage in Brazil: a clustering application

Larissa de Camargo1, Andréa Leda Ramos de Oliveira2, Stanley Robson de Medeiros Oliveira3, Jamile de Campos Coleti1

1: Agronomic Institute of Campinas (IAC), Brazil; 2: University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil; 3: Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA), Brazil


Analysis of the behavior of grain road freight in Brazil: an application of the data mining technique

Carlos Eduardo Souza Moreira1, Andréa Leda Ramos de Oliveira1, Stanley Robson de Medeiros Oliveira2, Akebo Yamakami1, Jamile de Campos Coleti1

1: University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil; 2: Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), Brazil


Improving underuse of wood resource for bio-economy: a local initiative in Japan

Takashi Hayashi1, Daisuke Sawauchi2, Daisuke Kunii1

1: Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Agruculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan; 2: Hokkaido University


Food-Feed-Biofuel Competition: Role of Biotechnological Innovation Policy in balancing the Trade-off

Gouranga Gopal Das

Hanyang University, South Korea, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)


PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT OF FERTILIZER SUBSIDIES IN AFRICA: A REVIEW

Rabiu Mohammed Sani

ATB University, Nigeria

1:00pm
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2:30pm
05-01: Innovation I
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Jose Falck-Zepeda, IFPRI, United States of America
 

GM corn adoption in Brazil, production costs and market strategy: results from a four-year field survey

Lucilio Rogerio Aparecido Alves1, Joaquim Bento de Souza Ferreira Filho1, Jose Maria Ferreira Jardim da Silveira2, Matheus Sleiman da Costa3, Mauro Osaki1, Fábio Francisco de Lima1, Renato Garcia Ribeiro1, Fernando Peres Capello4

1: University of São Paulo, Brazil; 2: University of Unicamp, Brazil; 3: Federal University of São Carlos, UFSCAR/ARARAS; 4: Center for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA)


New Plant Breeding Techniques (PBTs) and Genetic Engineering (GE) as Convergent Technologies: The Public versus Private Sectors Strategies and Outcomes for Regulatory Compliance and Deployment

Jose Falck-Zepeda, Judy Chambers

IFPRI, United States of America


Controlling CRISPR

Greg Graff1, David Zilberman2

1: Colorado State, United States of America; 2: UC Berkeley, United States of America

05-02: Adoption and Consumers' Attitudes
Location: Drawing Room (2)
Chair: Kyrre Rickertsen, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
 

Consumers' willingness to pay for genetically modified vegetable oil and salmon in Norway and the US

Kyrre Rickertsen1,2, Geir Wæhler Gustavsen2, Rodolfo M. Nayga. Jr.1,3

1: Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway; 2: Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Ås, Norway; 3: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA


Challenges and opportunities for the adoption of sustainable agricultural systems in southern Amazon

Affonso Amaral Dalla Libera1, Anna Hampf2, Rafael Chen3, José Maria Silveira4

1: Instituto Federal de Ciência e Tecnologia de Mato Grosso - Campo Verde, Brazil; 2: Institute of Landscape Systems Analysis, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research - Müncheberg, Germany; 3: Universidade Federal do Paraná - Curitiba, Brazil; 4: Universidade de Campinas - Campinas, Brazil


Tracking change: An Analysis of Public Acceptance of Genomic Selection in Canada

Albert Boaitey, Ellen Goddard

University of Alberta, Canada

05-03: Climate Change
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Chair: Marcelo M Magalhaes, Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil
 

BIOECONOMY STRATEGIES FOR GHG EMISSIONS: A GENERALISED PROPENSITY SCORE ANALYSIS TO INVESTIGATE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SYSTEMS

Alessia Spada, Maria Antonietta Fiore

University of Foggia, Italy


EXAMINING THE CRITICAL IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FOOD SECURITY IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA

Adebola Adedugbe

Farmideas Nigeria, Nigeria


Effects of Drought and Excessive Rainfall on Agricultural Production in the Southern Region of Brazil

Marcelo M. Magalhaes1, Bruno C. B. Miyamoto2, Alexandre G. Maia2

1: Faculty of Science and Engineering, Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil; 2: Institute of Economics, Univ Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

05-04: Innovation II
Location: Venetian Room (4)
Chair: Anwar Naseem, Rutgers University, United States of America
 

How does feed price in EU respond to upstream GM innovations? A scenario analysis based on price transmission elasticities of soy-feed

Ranjan Ghosh1, Shyam Kumar Basnet2, Mattias Eriksson2, Emma Hansson2, Pascal Tille3

1: Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India; 2: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden; 3: Joint Research Center, European Commission


Rainforest Innovation System

Joao Bosco Lissandro Reis Botelho

Federal Institute of Amazonas & Erasmus University Rotterdam, Brazil


Heterarchy and Life Science Innovation

Peter WB Phillips1, David Castle2

1: University of Saskatchewan, Canada; 2: University of Victoria, Canada


Impact of Seed Innovation and Polices on Maize Productivity in Kenya

Latha Nagarajan1, Anwar Naseem2, Carl Pray2

1: IFDC, Rutgers University, Rutgers University; 2: Rutgers University

2:30pm
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4:00pm
06-01: Political Economy of GMOs
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Peter Whitman Bell Phillips, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
 

Competitiveness of Chinese Biotechnology Industry

Ruifa Hu1, Haiyan Deng1, Carl Pray2

1: Beijing Institute of Technology, China, People's Republic of; 2: Rutgers University


New Breeding Techniques and their potential to contribute to global food security: An expert Delphi survey of the opportunities and challenges

Rim Lassoued1, Hayley Hesseln2, Peter Phillips3, Stuart Smyth4

1: University of Saskatchewan, Canada; 2: University of Saskatchewan, Canada; 3: University of Saskatchewan, Canada; 4: University of Saskatchewan, Canada


The Political Economy of Agricultural Biotechnology in China

Haiyan Deng1, Ruifa Hu1, Carl Pray2

1: Beijing Institute of Technology; 2: Rutgers University

06-02: Legal & Policy Issues in Ag Biotech
Location: Drawing Room (2)
Chair: Jose Falck-Zepeda, IFPRI, United States of America
 

Legal, Socioeconomic, Regulatory and Policy Challenges to Biotechnology Deployment and Decision Making in Africa

Chair(s): Jose Falck-Zepeda (IFPRI)

 

Presentations

 

Legal Challenges to Biosafety and Biotechnology Decision Making in Africa and Asia

Greg Jaffe
CSPI

 

The Call for Inclusion of Socioeconomic Considerations in Biosafety Regulation in Africa- Impacts on Decision Making and Technology Access

Sam Timpo
ABNE/NEPAD

 

Meeting Socioeconomic Consideration Requirements at the National and International Level

Stuart Smyth
Unviersity of Saskatchewan

 

GE Biotechnologies and Policy Challenges in Africa: A State of Affairs and A Way Forward

Judy Chambers
IFPRI/PBS

06-03: Impact of GMOs II
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Chair: Marija Pavleska, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
 

Economic impact of GM crop imports labeling: a general equilibrium analysis in the context of China

Meifang Zhou1, Ruifa Hu1, Yu Liu2

1: Beijing Institute of Technology, China; 2: Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


The Impact of the Global Pipeline for New Genetically Modified Organisms on International Trade – A General Equilibrium Approach

Marija Pavleska

University of Saskatchewan, Canada


A Model of Innovation Led Alliances: Insights on Modes of Technology Transfer in the GM Plant Industry

Shyama Venkata Ramani1, Samira Rousselière2, Damien Rousselière.3

1: United Nations University (UNU-MERIT), Netherlands, The; 2: ONIRIS, Department of Management, Statistics and Communication, Nantes, France; 3: AGROCAMPUS OUEST, Department of Economics, Management and Society, Angers, France.


The Impact and welfare distribution of Innovation and the Biotechnology Revolution in China

Xiaohua Shi1, Mingxing Zhi2, Ruifa Hu3

1: Beijing institute of technology, University of Wisconsin-madison; 2: Henan institue of science and technology; 3: Beijing institute of technology

06-04: Agriculture Sustainability I
Location: Venetian Room (4)
Chair: Lusine Tadevosyan, International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education, Armenia
 

Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture and Household Productivity: Evidence from Rural Maize Farmer Households in Western Kenya

Gracious Diiro1, Greg Seymour2, Menale Kassie1, Geoffrey Muricho1, Beatrice Muriithi1

1: cipe—African Insect Science for Food and Health P.O. Box 30772-00100 Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya; 2: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington, DC, USA


Institutions, economic freedom and structural change in 11 sub-Saharan African countries

Alessandro Carraro1, Panagiotis Karfakis2

1: FAO of the UN, Italy; 2: FAO of the UN, Italy


Achievement of Sustainable Groundwater Exploitation through the Introduction of Water-Efficient Usage Techniques in Fish Farms

Lusine Tadevosyan1, Natella Mirzoyan2, Anna Yeritsyan1, Narek Avetisyan1

1: 1. International Center for Agribusiness Research and Education, Armenia; 2: 2. American University of Armenia, Armenia

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5:30pm
07-01: Trade
Location: Ballroom (1)
Chair: Pasquale L. Scandizzo, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
 

Forensics at the Port

Savannah Gleim, Richard Gray, Stuart Smyth

University of Saskatchewan, Canada


Building a Local Brand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: a Strategic Approach

Amir Heiman1, David R. Just2

1: Hebrew University; 2: Cornell University


The Deterministic and Speculative Component of the Terms of Trade of Primary Commodity

Pasquale L. Scandizzo1, Sara Savastano2, Piero Massotti1

1: University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy; 2: World Bank and University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy


Managing the terms of trade commodity risks in developing countries to promote growth

Alexandros Sarris

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

07-02: Bioeconomy
Location: Drawing Room (2)
Chair: Dusan Drabik, Wageningen University, Netherlands, The
 

Incorporating Biotechnology and Biofuel

David Zilberman1, Scott Kaplan2, Justus Wesseler3

1: UC Berkeley, United States of America; 2: UC Berkeley, United States of America; 3: Wageningen University, Germany


Bioeconomy as a source of economic and social development in Colombia: Challenges and opportunities for a biodiversity country

Ana Cristina Zuñiga Zapata1, Melchor Fernandez Fernandez2

1: Corporación Universitaria Lasallista; 2: Universidad Santiago de Compostela, Spain


Sectorial indicators for the monitoring of the European Bioeconomy Strategy

Tévécia Ronzon, Alfredo Mainar Causape, Robert M'barek, Emanuele Ferrari

European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Spain

07-03: Infrastructure
Location: Member's Lounge (3)
Chair: Jamile de Campos Coleti, UNICAMP/University of Manitoba, Canada
 

Intermodal transport of ethanol in Brazil: application of a spatial equilibrium model.

Jamile de Campos Coleti, Andrea Leda Ramos de Oliveira

UNICAMP


The role of road infrastructure in determining the price of grain freight in Brazil

Jamile Campos Coleti, Andréa Leda Ramos Oliveira, Bruno César Brito Miyamoto, Jean Filipe Kortstee Ferreira

UNICAMP, Brazil


ENTRIES AND CHALLENGES TO THE SUSTAINABILITY OF SOLIDARITY IN THE SÃO FRANCISCO SUBMEDIO REGION

Kleber Avila Ribeiro1, Luis Henrique F. S. de Oliveira2

1: University of State of Bahia - UNEB; 2: Faculdade de Ciências Aplicadas e Sociais de Petrolina - FACAPE


The evaluation of the length of Short Food Supply Chain in Irish area. The role of ICTs tools in reducing distance from consumers to producers

Francesco Contò2, Gianluigi De Pascale2, Fedele Colantuono2, Sara Djelveh2, Aine Macken-Walsh1

1: Teagasc - Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Ireland; 2: University of Foggia, Italy

07-04: Agriculture Sustainability II
Location: Venetian Room (4)
Chair: Colleta Gandidzanwa, University of Pretoria, South Africa
 

AGRI-FOOD CHAIN WEB DATA MANAGEMENT: A NEW ICT INSTRUMENT TO SUPPORT THE SUSTAINABLE FARM MANAGEMENT

Piermichele LaSala, Francesco Contò, Nicola Faccilongo, Claudio Zaza, Crescenzio Gallo

Università di Foggia, Italy


Agricultural Sustainability and Entrepreneurship Practice in Nigeria

Abiodun Ihebuzor

Investment Managers And Assets Consulting Limited, Nigeria


TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY AND PLURIATIVITY IN BRAZILIAN AGRICULTURE

Juliana de Sales Silva, Carlos Otávio de Freitas, Lorena Vieira Costa Leles

Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil


Large and Small Farms Productivity Growth in Brazil

Steven Helfand2, Nicholas Rada3, Marcelo M Magalhaes1

1: Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil; 2: University of California, Riverside; 3: Economic Research Service, USDA


 
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