Forum for the Future of Agriculture

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6th September 2010 – The Forum for the Future of Agriculture’s meeting in Moscow has raised many important issues. These have included the necessity to build a greater understanding between the EU and Russia on agricultural policy and the need to establish closer links. In addition, leaders have been asked to work together and find… » read more

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On the 6th September over 150 delegates are expected to attend the year’s second Regional Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Moscow. Important political leaders such as former EU Agriculture Commissioner, Franz Fischler, and Paolo De Castro (Chairman of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee), will join Russian Minister of Agriculture Elena Skrynnik, and President… » read more

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Over 200 stakeholders representing the Hungarian farming community & land owners, government, NGOs, and research institutes, gathered in Budapest, on June 3rd, at the first Regional Conference in the 2010 programme of the Forum for the Future Agriculture. Held in conjunction with GOSZ, the Hungarian Grain Producers Organization, this Regional Conference focussed on the Challenges… » read more

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Blogactiv was able to speak to Ariel Brunner, Chief Policy Officer at Birdlife International, at the 3rd Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Brussels. He discusses the changes he believes are required in CAP policy and agricultural policy. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/66GroJCWmLA” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv was pleased to speak to Sir Crispin Tickell, environmental thought leader, author and former adviser to Margaret Thatcher. He explains why he thinks we need a rethink or markets, economics, town planning, agriculture and much more in this wide ranging macro level interview. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/40lfcb69tDI” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Xavier Bourgeois, young farmer and a member of Agribrussels explains some of the issues facing farmers in Europe. European citizens are uninterested in supporting European Bio and Green farmers, making their purchases based only on cost rather than the more ecologically-friendly choices available through local farms. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/5l4_ZSNBWbU” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]