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Rural Connectivity in Latin America and the Caribbean – A Bridge to Sustainable Development During a Pandemic

Event Date
2020-10-29
City
San José, Costa Rica
Country

Descripcion

Presentation of the study: Rural Connectivity in Latin America and the Caribbean – A Bridge to Sustainable Development During a Pandemic.

Program

Date - Time Activity Speakers
29 October 2020, 10:00 a.m. (Costa Rica time) Opening remarks Pedro Damian, President of EFEAGRO
10:05- 10:30 a.m. Welcoming remarks Manuel Otero, Director General of the IICA; Akilah Byron-Nesbitt, Minister of Health, Information Technology, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship and Talent Development, Saint Kitts and Nevis; Luis Basterra, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Argentina; Iván Mantilla, Vice Minister of Connectivity of Colombia; Luciano Braverman, Senior Education Director for Microsoft Latin America; Fernando Henrique Kohlmann Schwanke, Secretary of Family Farming and Cooperative Undertakings at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil; Nilo Pasquali, Superintendent of Planning and Regulation at the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) of Brazil; Marcelo Cabrol, Manager of the Social Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Rossana Polastri, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
10:30–11:00 a.m. Presentation of the study: Rural Connectivity in Latin America and the Caribbean – A Bridge to Sustainable Development During a Pandemic Sandra Ziegler, IICA; Joaquín Arias Segura, Technical Specialist at IICA’s Center of Strategic Analysis for Agriculture (CAESPA).
11:00-11:30 a.m. Interaction with journalists and the public via the social networking sites on which the event will be broadcast
11:30-11:40 a.m. Close of the event Federico Villarreal, Director of Technical Cooperation at IICA

Speakers

Moderator: Pedro Damian, President of EFEAGRO.

Speakers: 

  • Manuel Otero, Director General of the IICA.
  • Akilah Byron-Nesbitt, Minister of Health, Information Technology, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship and Talent Development, Saint Kitts and Nevis.
  • Luis Basterra, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Argentina.
  • Iván Mantilla, Vice Minister of Connectivity of Colombia.
  • Luciano Braverman, Senior Education Director for Microsoft Latin America.
  • Fernando Henrique Kohlmann Schwanke, Secretary of Family Farming and Cooperative Undertakings at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil.
  • Nilo Pasquali, Superintendent of Planning and Regulation at the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) of Brazil.
  • Marcelo Cabrol, Manager of the Social Sector at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
  • Rossana Polastri, Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
  • Sandra Ziegler, IICA.
  • Joaquín Arias Segura, Technical Specialist at IICA’s Center of Strategic Analysis for Agriculture (CAESPA).
  • Federico Villarreal, Director of Technical Cooperation at IICA.

Presentations

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