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Rural Youth Innovation Award 2021

Event Date
2021-03-03
City
San José, Costa Rica
Country

Descripcion

The Award is an initiative of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and co-financed by the China-IFAD South-South and Triangular Cooperation Facility. Learn more about IFAD, its projects and focus on youth and the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in the following links:

The Award`s participating initiatives must be good practices and technologies already implemented. They must be effective in resolving issues related to the rural area, especially of small local farmers.

In addition, they must be related with at least one of the categories below:

Climate Action

Communications & technology

Conservation

Education

Financial inclusion

Food security

Income generation

Sustainability

The Prize have a Featured Category that will award one of the already participating initiatives within the Technical Categories:

Promotion and inclusion of vulnerable groups

 

Program

Fecha - Hora Actividad Expositores
Wednesday, March 3, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (GMT-6) Opening remarks Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA
Rossana Polastri, Regional Director for Latin América and the Caribbean at IFAD
Representative of the Ministry of Agriculture/Health of Costa Rica
The Pandemic as a development opportunity for rural youth in LAC Moderator: Miguel Altamirano, Cordinator at Project INNOVA Agricultura Familiar at IFAD/IICA
Jonathan Castro, FABLAB Cordinator at IICA, Costa Rica
Juan Diego Ruiz Cumplido, Sub Regional Coordinator for Central America and the Caribbean at IFAD
Perseida Tenorio, General Director ar Una Mano para Oaxaca, México
Awards Launch Cintia Guzmán, Program Officer at IFAD, Brasilia
Denise Carvalho, Project Manager for the "Rural Youth Innovation Award in LAC
Closing Remarks Claus Reiner, Country-Director and Head of the Knowledge and SSTC Center for Latin America and the Caribbean at IFAD, Brasilia

Speakers

Paola Vega, Minister of Science Technology and Telecommunications of Costa Rica.

Laura Pacheco Ovares, Vice Minister of Agriculture of Costa Rica.

Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA

Rossana Polastri, Regional Director for Latin América and the Caribbean at IFAD

Representative of the Ministry of Agriculture/Health of Costa Rica

Jonathan Castro, FABLAB Cordinator at IICA, Costa Rica

Juan Diego Ruiz Cumplido, Sub Regional Coordinator for Central America and the Caribbean at IFAD

Perseida Tenorio, General Director ar Una Mano para Oaxaca, México

Cintia Guzmán, Program Officer at IFAD, Brasilia

Denise Carvalho, Project Manager for the "Rural Youth Innovation Award in LAC

Claus Reiner, Country-Director and Head of the Knowledge and SSTC Center for Latin America and the Caribbean at IFAD, Brasilia

 

Moderator: Miguel Altamirano, Cordinator at Project INNOVA Agricultura Familiar at IFAD/IICA

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Publicado por IICA en Viernes, 26 de febrero de 2021