Agenda

Global AgriInno Challenge Pitch Event
9 Dec. 2021

Time
Facilitator
  • TBC
20:00-20:10
(Beijing Time)
13:00-13:10
(Rome Time)
Welcome speech (9 min)
  • Ms Ismahane Elouafi, Chief Scientist, FAO (3 min)
  • Ms HE Lianzhen, Vice President, Zhejiang University, China (3 min)
  • Ms LI Zhiping, Deputy Director General,Foreign Economic Cooperation Center,Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, China (3 min)
Introduction of the judges (1 min)
20:10-21:50
(Beijing Time)
13:10-14:50
(Rome Time)
Pitching
  • One team pitches the innovation solution (5 min)
  • Q&A between judges and pitching team (5 min)
*repeat the process with all 10 champion teams
Judging panel chairperson
  • Mr Khalid Bomba, Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the Office of Innovation, FAO
Judges
  • Ms Natalia Bayona, Director of the Innovation, Education and Investments Department, UNWTO
  • Mr WEI Longbao, Director, Institute of Food and Agribusiness Management, Zhejiang University, China
  • Ms Atsuko Okuda, Regional Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, ITU
  • Mr.WU Wenbin, Executive Director-General of Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences(the represnetative of MARA, China)
  • Mr Arthur Genis,Chief Scientist, Top Cloud-agri Technology Co., Ltd., China
21:50-22:10
(Beijing Time)
14:50-15:10
(Rome Time)
Youth voice
    Facilitator
  • Ms ZENG Meng,Information Technology Officer, Office of Innovation, FAO
  • Youth representatives
  • Ms Wiatta Thomas, Founder of AquaFarms Africa
    (the first prize winner of Global AgriInno Challenge 2020)
  • Ms Jocabed Becerra Soliz, Founder of SUMAJTA MIKUNA
    (the third prize winner of Global AgriInno Challenge 2020)
  • Ms HU Gaoxiang, Vice President, MCFLY Europe
    (winner of HackAgainstHunger 2018)
Judges close-door meeting to decide winner teams
22:10-22:20
(Beijing Time)
15:10-15:20
(Rome Time)
Winner announcement & closing remarks
  • Mr Khalid Bomba, Chief Innovation Officer and Director of the Office of Innovation, FAO - Judging panel chairperson

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