Nadia El-Hage Scialabba
Nadia El-Hage Scialabba is the Senior Officer for Environment and Sustainable Development of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). She organized the first FAO Conference on Environment and Agriculture in 1991, which resulted in the inclusion of Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development into the Earth Summit agenda and follow-up process (i.e. Chapter 14 of Agenda 21). Throughout her career, Ms. El-Hage Scialabba has worked at the interface between environmental, social and economic challenges of food systems and advised member countries on the integration of environmental considerations into agricultural policy and planning. Recent outcomes include the development of Rio+20 Greening the Economy with Agriculture (GEA), the 2013 FAO Guidelines for the Sustainability Assessments of Food and Agriculture systems (SAFA) and currently, the Full-Cost Accounting methodology for food and beverages.
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Speaker at: Parallel Session 3 “Performance metrics for G.A.P. impacts: the potential for a common global set”
Date & Time: Tuesday, 28 October, 2:30 -4:30 p.m.
Location: Session Rooms 3&4
Public and private sector experts will share their tools and approaches for performance measurement, explain how metrics are used to evaluate G.A.P. impacts at the farm and landscape level, and explore the opportunities and challenges to defining common metrics across the globe.