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Videoconference: Integrated Risk Management and Risk Communication in Agriculture. Instruments and Lessons Learned

Event Date: 
11/30/2017
11/30/2017
City: 
Managua, Nicaragua
Country: 
Nicaragua
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Description

Videoconference: Integrated Risk Management and Risk Communication in Agriculture. Instruments and Lessons Learned

 

Place: Managua, Nicaragua

Date: November 30th, 2017

Hour: 8:00 am (Nicaragua time)

 

Objectives

  • Acquire knowledge of the conceptual framework of communication and risk management in agriculture, the current tools and some strategies applied in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Initiate a process of dialogue and exchange to identify possible actions to be developed in 2018 regarding integrated risk management and risk communication in agriculture in the context of climatic change.

 

Target audience

  • Government technicians working in national production programs.
  • Groups or producer associations, academics, specialists in activities relating to risk evaluation.

 

Speakers and moderators

Speakers

Moderators:

  • Mr. Marcelo Núñez Rojas – IICA Representative in Nicaragua. Coordinator of Component 2: Flagship Project Resilience and integrated risk management in agriculture.
  • Mr. Mauricio Carcache V – Specialist, IICA Delegation in Nicaragua.

 

Program

Nicaragua TimeActivityResponsible
08:00 – 08:40 amRegistrationIICA Delegation in Nicaragua
08:40 – 09:00 amOpening and presentation of methodologyMarcelo Núñez Rojas IICA Representative in Nicaragua
09:00 – 09:50 amPresentation on Integrated Risk ManagementDomingo Quintans IICA Uruguay
09:50 – 10:20 amQuestion and answer sessionMauricio Carcache – IICA /Domingo Quintans – IICA.
10:20 – 10:40 amBREAK
10:40 – 11:20 am Presentation on Risk Communication in Agriculture: conceptual framework, tools and lessons learned Dr. Bing Wang University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
11:20 – 11:40 mQuestion and answer sessionMauricio Carcache – IICA / Bing Wang UNL / Participants.
11:40 – 12:20 pmPresentation on Water for Food Production: risk and associated problems.Yulie. E. Meneses University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
12:20 – 12:40 pmQuestion and answer sessionMauricio Carcache – IICA /Yulie. E. Meneses UNL
12:40 – 01:30 pmLUNCH
01:30 – 03:00 pmIdentification session of topics of the productive sectors in integrated risk management.Mauricio Carcache – IICA Nicaragua.
03:00 – 03:20 pmFinal commentsMarcelo Núñez Rojas IICA Representative in Nicaragua Mauricio Carcache Specialist at IICA Delegation in Nicaragua
03:20 – 03:40 pmREFRESHMENTS

Live Transmission

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