Welcome Reception Photos


Maximo Torero, Division Director, Markets, Trade and Institutions, IFPRI explaining the significance of the Peruvian "lightbulbs" to inspire great ideas


Welcoming Remarks by Felipe Portocarrero, Rector, Universidad del Pacifico

Welcome Remarks by Shenggen Fan, IFPRI Director General


Keynote address by Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

Liliana Rojas-Suarez

Keynote address by Mohamad Ikhsan, Special Advisor to the Vice President, Indonesia

Keynote address by Piero Ghezzi, Barclays Capital

Closing remarks by Carlos Casas Tragadora, Vice Minister of Economics, Peru

Group photo of reception speakers

 Participant photos

Selected photos from conference proceedings, Tuesday March 23

Session 1: Introduction – Setting the Context




Jose Nicanor Gonzales, Minister of Production, Peru

Arlette Beltran Barco, Dean, Faculty of Economics, Universidad del Pacifico

Maximo Torero, IFPRI

 Session 2: Macro Policies and Agriculture

Sonia Laszlo, Assistant Professor of Economics, McGill University

Guoqiang Cheng, Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director General, Development Research Center of the State Council, China

Alberto Valdes, Research Associate, Universidad Catolica de Chile

Fernando Vasquez, Gerencia Central de Estudios Economicos, Peru

Xiaobo Zhang, IFPRI

Sebastian Edwards, UCLA

Alberto Valdes and Xiaobo Zhang

Will Martin, Research Manager for Agriculture and Rural Development, World Bank

Group photo of Session 2 speakers: Macro Policies and Agriculture

 Session 3: Overall Growth Strategies

Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel, Professor, Institute of Economics, University of Chile

C. Felipe Jaramillo, Country Director for Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela; The World Bank

Funing Zhong, Professor, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Sam Morley, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI

Sohail Malik, Chair, Innovative Development Strategies, Pakistan

 Selected photos from Session 3 discussion




Group photo from Session 3 speakers: Overall Growth Strategies

Session 4: Agricultural Development Strategies

Will Martin, Research Manager for Agriculture and Rural Development, World Bank

Ashok Gulati, Director in Asia, IFPRI

Javier Escobal, Senior Researcher, GRADE, Peru

Suoping Li, Director of Project Management and Coordination, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Alcido Wander, Senior Agricultural Economist, Embrapa, Brazil

Selected photos from Session 4 discussion:

Group photo of Session 4 speakers

Session 5: Social Protection

Kevin Chen, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI

John Hoddinott, Deputy Division Director, Poverty, Health and Nutrition Divison, IFPRI

Cai Fang, Director, Institute of Population and Labor Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

S. K. Thorat, Professor and Chair, University Grants Commission of India

Gustavo Yamada, Vice Dean of Economics, Universidad del Pacifico

Huang Zuhui, Dean and Professor, Chinese Academy of Rural Development, Zhejiang University

Selected photos from Session 5 discussion

Group photo of Session 5 speakers

Session 6: Trade and Investment

Antoine Bouet, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI

David Laborde, Research Fellow, IFPRI

Cesar Falconi, Chief, Technical Cooperation Investment Centre Latin America, FAO

Carlos Furche, Director General, General Directorate of International Economic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile

Roberto E. Vazquez Platero, Former Minister of Agriculture, Uruguay

Selim Raihan, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Photos from Session 6 Panel Discussion : Trade and Investment

Session 6 Group Photo: Trade and Investment

Session 7: Learning Lessons and Looking Forward

Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Chairperson, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, India

Ana Maria Rodriquez, Representative, Inter-American Development Bank, Peru

S. Mahendra Dev, Chair, Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices, India

Michael Carter, Professor, University of California-Davis

Selected photos from Session 7 Discussion

Group photo of Session 7 Panel: Learning Lessons and Looking Forward


Shenggen Fan, IFPRI Director General

Enrique Vasquez, Director of Development, Universidad del Pacifico

Maximo Torero, IFPRI, with symbolic Peruvian lightbulb

Luis Miguel Castilla, Vice Minister of Finance, Peru

Closing Speaker Group Photo


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