Coopen | Voices of African Innovation 2022

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Coopen | Voices of African Innovation 2022

Coopen Summit | Voices of African Innovation

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Coopen is a participatory path promoted by Innovazione per lo Sviluppo, the program by Fondazione Cariplo program and Fondazione Compagnia di San Paolo with the aim of promoting innovation in the international cooperation sector. Coopen avails of the technical support of Cariplo Factory, Tiresia, JengaLab and Effecinque.


11:00-11:35 | Welcome and institutional greetings,  Gladys H. Morales, Senior Innovation Adviser at the Change Delivery and Innovation Unit - IFAD ​

11:35-11:55 | Keynote Speech on  Food  and  Sustainable  Agriculture  or  Cooperation and Development, Caroline Legros, Deputy Director Innovation and Knowledge Management Division - World Food Programme

11:55-12:30 | Projects presentation

12:30-13:00 | Networking Session / Q&A

13:10-14:00 | Lunch Break + One to One ​

14:00-14:20 | Keynote Speech on Circular Economy,  Amelia Kuch, Circular Economy Policy Manager - Ellen MacArthur Foundation ​

14:20-15:00 | Projects presentation

15:00-15:30 | Networking Session / Q&A

15:30-16:10 | Projects presentation

16:10-16:40 | Networking Session / Q&A​

16:40-17:00 | Closing keynote speech, Maximo Torero, Chief Economist – Food and Agriculture Organization FAO