Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 General Assembly 2016


10 - 11 March 2016

JW Marriott, Jakarta, Indonesia

The first General Assembly of the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) will convene over 80 partners of TFA 2020 representing government, business, civil society, international organizations and communities. At this two day meeting, partners will have the opportunity to discuss and shape the strategic activities of the TFA 2020 and share knowledge and insights on crucial topics related to the mission and vision of the TFA 2020.


Programme Day One: Thursday 10 March

12:00 – 14:00 Registration and Networking Lunch


14:00 – 16:00 Opening Session


Welcome Address

·      Marco Albani,** Director, Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, World Economic Forum

Keynote Speeches

  • The Hon. Siti Nurbaya Bakar,** Minister of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia


Panel Discussion

Moderator Kavita Prakash-Mani,** Executive Director, Grow Asia, Singapore

·      Nazir Foead,** Head, Peatland Restoration Agency, Indonesia

  • Jeremy Goon,** Chief Sustainability Officer, Wilmar International, Singapore
  • Mansuetus Alsy Hanu,** National Coordinator, SPKS, Indonesia

·      Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim,** Coordinator, Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT), Chad

  • Jeff Seabright,** Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever, United Kingdom
  • Shinta Widjaja Kamdani, ** Chief Executive Officer, Sintesa Group, and Vice- Chairwoman for International Relations, KADIN, Indonesia

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break


16:30 – 18:30 Concurrent Breakout Sessions on Regional Initiatives

Africa Palm Oil Initiative - Permata 7

Three concurrent working sessions to establish the 2016-18 Strategy of TFA 2020 in the three priority regions. Participants are free to choose the session they are most interested in, on a first come, first served basis.

Brazil Initiative - Permata 6
Brazil Initiative Session Structure Brazil Initiative Work Plan
Africa POI Session Structure Africa POI Strategy Work Plan Africa POI Strategy Presentation

Indonesia Initiative – Permata 2 & 3 Indonesia Initiative Session Structure Indonesia Initiative Strategy Work Plan Indonesia Initiative Strategy Presentation


18:30 – 19:30         Cocktail Reception (JW Marriott)


19:30 – 21:30         Dinner (JW Marriott)

A joint dinner co-hosted with the Consumer Goods Forum



Programme Day Two: Friday 11 March


09:00 – 09:30         Opening Address by The Hon. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan,** Coordinating Minister of Political, Legal, and Security Affairs


09:30 – 11:30         Concurrent Sessions: Strategic Initiative and Knowledge Exchange

Better Growth Initiative - Permata 2 & 3
Three concurrent sessions

Knowledge Exchange – Indonesia Focused - Plenary Room

Better Growth Session Structure Better Growth Strategy Presentation

Knowledge Exchange – Enablers of deforestation-free supply chains - Permata 6 & 7
Moderated by Tjokorda Nirartha Samadhi,** World Resources Institute

Moderated by Lexine Hansen,** US Agency of International Development, USAID



11:30 – 13:00         Working lunch


13:00 – 14:30         Concurrent Sessions: Strategic Initiative and Knowledge Exchange

Finance Sector Engagement Initiative - Permata 2 & 3
Three concurrent sessions

Finance Sector Engagement Session Structure Finance Sector Engagement Work Plan


Knowledge Exchange – Landscape Approach 1 – Plenary Room

Knowledge Exchange – Supply Chain Approach 1 - Permata 6 & 7
Moderated by Frances Seymour,** Centre for Global Development

Moderated by Aida Greenbury,** Asia Pulp and Paper


14:45 – 16:15         Concurrent Sessions: Strategic Initiative and Knowledge Exchange

China/India Demand Markets Initiative - Permata 2 & 3
China/India Demand Markets Session Structure China/India Demand Markets Presentation
Three concurrent sessions

Supporting Documents Solidaridad China Presentation

2nd China Roundtable Summary Report

Exploring Demand-side Incentives or Sustainable PO in Asia GIST & GCP – Creating Demand for SPO

Knowledge Exchange – Landscape Approach 2 - Permata 6 & 7

Knowledge Exchange – Supply Chain Approach 2 – Plenary Room
Moderated by Crystal Davis,** World Resources Institute

Moderated by Justin Adams,** The Nature Conservancy



16:15 – 16:45         Coffee Break


16:45 – 17:15         Africa Palm Oil Initiative: Results and Learnings Thus Far

A presentation of the Africa Palm Oil Initiative, the first signature initiative of TFA 2020, including progress achieved and outlook towards 2016.


17:15 – 18:00         Strategic Discussion

A working session to finalise the 2016-18 strategy of TFA 2020


18:00 – 18:30         Closing Plenary followed by cocktail reception

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