Program

9:30-10:00

Coffee and Tea

10:00-10:30

Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies
Prof. dr. Wayne Visser, Professor of Integrated Value & Chair of Sustainable Transformation, Antwerp Management School.

10:30-10:45

Discussion

10:45-11:15

Sustainable Agri-Entrepreneurship in Surinam
Mr. David Neven, Senior Economist, FAO, technical officer in the area of value chain development. Mr. Neven has been working closely on preparations for the activities with the EU and other partners in Suriname.

11:15-11:30

Discussion

11:30-12:00

Rural Development in Ireland and in Surinam Marowijne
Mr. Paul Ryan, Shannon International Development Consultants, representing the Surinam Trust Bank.

12:00-12:15

Discussion

12:15-13:30

Lunch
During the lunch poster presentation of the ongoing project of a meccano type greenhouse in Moengo, Surinam by TU Delft students.

13:30- 15.30

Short sessions:

The SURE approach: Technology, Finance, Capacity
Mr. Rudi Darson from the foundation SOIL and Mr. Otto Kroesen from the DCE on experiences and plans for Marowijne.

The heritage of the built environment and tourism
Prof. Johan de Walsche, University of Antwerp. ISTT interdisciplinary research unit. Active in Marowijne in cooperation with the foundation SOIL.

A tropical greenhouse for the Barronschool and agricultural entrepreneurship.
The student team from TU Delft and plans from the Practical University Aeres, Almere

15:30-16:15

Plenary

16:15

Drinks