INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

“Strengthen Climate Justice Initiatives at the local level, the special focus on agriculture productivity and related livelihood challenges”

8th to 9th November, 2014, Ahmedabad

SPEAKERS LIST

GUEST OF HONOUR

 Justice-Shri-Dattu Justice Shri Dattu, Judge, supreme Court of India, New Delhi
 Bhuprendra-Sinh Bhuprendra Sinh Chudasama-Minister of Education, Government of Gujarat,
 Dr. M. S. Swaminathan Dr. M S Swaminathan- Chairman, Swaminathan Foundation, Chennai
 B P Singh Justice B P Singh-Formerly Judge, Supreme Court of India & President of NCCSD
 Swantantra Justice Shri Swantantra Kumar, Chairman,    National Green Tribunal, Faridkot House, Copernikas Marg, New Delhi
 Shri Parshottam Rupala Shri Parshottam Rupala- Member of parliament
 S. K. Nanda S. K. Nanda IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Gujarat
* Honble  Chief Justice, High Court of Gujarat
* Smt . Anandiben Patel- Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Gujarat 
* Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister for Law and Justice, New Delhi

KEY SPEAKERS

 Dr.-S.Ayyappan Dr. S.Ayyappan- Secretary (DARE) & Director General, The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
 Ma.-Cynthia Dr. Ma. Cynthia S. Bantilan- Research Program Director – Markets, Institutions and Policies, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid TropicsICRISAT, Patancheru 502 324, Andhra Pradesh, India

Tel +91 40 30713071

 Dr.-Marie-Claire Dr. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger-Senior Legal Expert, The International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Rome, Italy
 Peter-Kenmore * Dr. Peter Kenmore- Country Representative, FAO, New Delhi
 Dr. Y. S. Rajan * Prof Y S RajanHonarary Distinguished Professor, ISRO
Kantisen-Shroff

 

Shri Kantisen Shroff, the Veteran  NGO 

 

 

 

 Ashwin Shroff Shri Ashwin Shroff , Vivekanand Research Training Institute (VRTI), Kutchh  & Chairman & Managing Director, Excel Industries Ltd, Mumbai 

 

 Rajjubhai-Shroff Rajjubhai Shroff- Chairman, United Phosphorus Limited.
 Dr. Govind Hariharan Dr. Govind Hariharan, Executive Director and Professor, India China America Institute and Kennesaw State University
 V V Sadamate Sri. V.V. Sadamate, Formerly Advisor, Planning Commission, Government of India
 J.P Dr J.P.Mishra- Adviser (Agriculture), Planning Commission of India
 A.K.-Singh Prof. A.K. Singh-Vice Chancellor, Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
 Dr. Dipayan Dey Dr. Dipayan Dey- Chair, South Asian Forum for Environment (SAFE), West Bengal
 Dr. R Gopichandran Dr. Gopichandran- Director, Yigyan Prasar, Ministry of Science & Technology, New Delhi
 Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh Dr. Sanjay Deshmukh-Prof. Life Science Department, Mumbai
 Dr. Kirit N Shelat Dr. Kirit N Shelat- Executive Chairman, National Council for Climate Change
Sustainable Development and Public Leadership (NCCSD)
 Dr. A. R. Pathak Dr. A. R. Pathak -Vice Chancellor, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari
 K.B.-Kathiria- Dr. K.B. KathiriaVice Chancellor, Anand Agricultural University, Anand
 N.C.-Patel- Dr.N.C. Patel – Vice Chancellor, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh 
 Arunachalam Dr. A. Arunachalam- Pr.Scientist, NRM Division, ICAR, New Delhi
 Kinkini-Dasgupta- Kinkini Dasgupta Misra- Scientist E and Head, Gender and Technology Communication Division, Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi
 Purvi-Pokhariyall Prof. (Dr.) Purvi Pokhariyal- Director and Dean, Institute of Law
Nirma University

OTHER SPEAKERS

* Shri S N Shelat- Senior Counsel, Gujarat
* Shri Rajiv Dhavan- Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi
* Mrs. Mary Robinson – The Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice
* Mr. Alberto Sandoval- United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation
* Ms. Xueman Wang- The World Bank
* Mr. Keshav C Das- SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
* Managing Director, NABARD
* Mohamed Behnassi, Ph.D, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences (Ibn Zohr University of Agadir, Morocco)

* Requested

 

*Political Clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of External Affairs has been received