Shaping Sustainable Food Systems: Trade Dynamics and Agricultural Policies

A side-event at the Trade Pavilion

10 December 2023
13:30 – 14:30 GST
Trade Pavilion, Blue Zone

About The Event

Join us for an insightful and forward-thinking event dedicated to exploring the intricate relationship between trade dynamics, agricultural policies, and sustainability within the context of global food systems.

This session – hosted at the Trade Pavilion at COP28, brings together a distinguished panel of experts from influential organizations, including the WTO, Clim-Eat, IFAD, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Brazil and The World Bank, to foster a dynamic and engaging conversation.

The session aims to unpack the challenges, discuss innovative strategies, and identify solutions for shaping sustainable food systems at both regional and global levels.

Event objective

  • Explores trade dynamics: Analyze the impact of international trade practices, policies, and agreements on sustainable food systems, recognizing the challenges and opportunities in global agricultural trade.
  • Examines agricultural policies: Reviews diverse agricultural policies implemented by different regions and nations, emphasizing their role in ensuring sustainable agricultural practices, fair trade, and food security.
  • Promotes sustainability: Explores innovative solutions, best practices, and collaborative approaches within the realms of trade and agriculture, focusing on sustainability, environmental conservation, and social equity.
  • Encourages collaboration: Facilitates discussions and interactions among participants, encouraging the exchange of knowledge, experiences, and ideas. Promotes collaboration between organizations, nations, and stakeholders to develop actionable strategies for a more sustainable and equitable global food system.
Time (EDT)
1:30 pm - 1:35 pm

Welcome and Introductions

1:35 pm - 1:43 pm

Trade dynamics, challenges in agricultural policies, and sustainable practices


2:10 pm - 2:20 pm

Q&A with audience

2:28 pm - 2:30 pm

Closing remarks

Co – hosts