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Agroforestry and its contribution towards achieving the SDGs

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Stockholm and KTH Royal Institute of Technology are delighted to invite you to seminar on “Agroforestry and Its Contribution Towards Achieving SDGs”. SEI Senior Research Fellow Francis X. Johnson will join the first panel.

28 January 2019 at 08:00

ending at 14:00

We will explore the challenges and opportunities to implement sustainable agroforestry practices, and discuss what actions have been taken by the producing countries and the role of global partnership to achieve the SDGs. The program includes high-profile guest speakers from the governments, industries, NGOs and researchers. The seminar will conclude with lunch and networking opportunities. We look forward to meeting you at the seminar. 

Smallholder Seu Manoel picking oil palm in his own plantation. Photo: Miguel Pinheiro (CIFOR) / Flickr.


8:00 Registration

8:30 Opening session

  • Chairman of the Board, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Mr. Ulf Ewaldsson
  • Representative of the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs, Republic of Indonesia
  • Representative of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Sweden

9:15 1st panel: Challenges and opportunities on achieving SDGs

  • Moderator: H.E. Bagas Hapsoro, Embassy of The Republic of Indonesia in Stockholm
  • Representative of Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
  • Mansuetus Darto, National Coordinator, Indonesia Oil Palm Smallholders Union
  • Francis X. Johnson, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute
  • Margot Logman, Secretary General, European Palm Oil Alliance
  • Questions and answers
Francis X. Johnson
Francis X. Johnson

Senior Research Fellow

SEI Asia

10:30 2nd panel: Actions taken by industries on achieving SDGs

  • Moderator: Prof. Semida Silveira, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Katarina Rosenqvist, Program Manager Sustainability, Swedish Food Retailers’ Federation
  • Gustav Melin, Managing Director, Svebio
  • Representative of Plantation Industry
  • Fumi Harahap, Researcher, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Questions and answers

11:10 3rd panel: International experiences on achieving SDGs

  • Moderator: Prof. Semida Silveira, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • NGO representative from Sweden
  • Representatives of Palm Oil Producing Countries (Indonesia, Colombia, Nigeria, Malaysia)
  • Johan Lunabba, Senior Vice President Sustainability, Stora Enso
  • Representative of Swedish National Food Agency
  • Representative of Swedish Board of Agriculture
  • Questions and answers

12:25 Closing remarks

  •  H.E. Mr. Bagas Hapsoro, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Kingdom of Sweden

12:30 Lunch


Please RSVP no later than 24 January 2019.

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