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At the Forum for the Future of Agriculture 2009 conference in Brussels, Blogactiv interviewed Xavier Bourgeois from the Conseil Europeen des Jeunes Agriculteurs. He spoke to us about food security and the importance of the issues being discussed at the conference. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/YpvxQ6tpQSw” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/6tfazJGFm6U” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Matthias Meissner, Agriculture expert for WWF Germany, spoke to Blogactiv at the FFA 2009 conference at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels. We asked him about food security, the theme of the conference. If you would like to make your voice known on this subject, please leave a comment in the box… » read more

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At the 2009 FFA event at Biblioteque Solvay in Brussels, Blogactiv interviewed Michael Hamell, from the the European Commission. Mr Hamell is Head of Unit of Forest and Soil, DG AGRI, DG ENVI. He spoke about food security, the subject of the conference. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/iCf9Ninir4g” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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At FFA 2009, at the Biblioteque Solvay in Brussels, Blogactiv interviewed Alexander Sarris. Mr Sarris is Chief Economist of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, based in Rome. He spoke to us about food security, the theme of the conference. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/gWZneqUYNJw” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Below is an interview with Mikhail Orlov, former CEO of Agroinvest, the Russian agricultural investment firm. He was speaking about food security and the economic crisis at the FFA 2009 event at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/OH1x8GpqVoc” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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At the FFA 2009 event in Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels, Nathalie Moll spoke to Blogactiv about agriculture and biotechnology. As Director of Agrifood for EuropaBio, she stressed that technology can and should be used as valuable tools by farmers. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Q9m85yd3jwc” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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At the FFA 2009 event in Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels, Sue Armstrong-Brown spoke to Blogactiv about food security. As Head of Countryside Conservation for the RSPB, she has important views about agriculture and land use. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/rC1SfFAvERQ” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Neil Parish MEP, Chairman of the European Parliament Committe on Agriculture and Rural Development, was a moderator at the FFA 2009 event at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels. He spoke at the event to Blogactiv about food security. The interview can be seen here: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qhLFC32D2g8″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Below is an interview with Franz Fischler, former European Union Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries between 1995 and 2004. He was speaking about food security at the FFA 2009 event at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/3zRkyoOWUMs” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The following interview with Dr John Atkin was conducted at FFA 2009 at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels. Dr Atkin is Chief Operating Officer of Syngenta and was discussing food security. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/whoto4MhRfM” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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