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Blogactiv was pleased to speak to Alexander Sarris, Commodities and Trade Director of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation at FFA 2010. Mr Sarris explains the potential influence of climate change and water use in food production. He also discusses “land grab” and use of land for biofuels. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/BbwcgjnyGhQ” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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At FFA 2010, Blogactiv interviewed Thierry de l’Escaille, CEO of the European Landowners Organization about land use, the role of the Common Agricultural Policy and climate change as they relate to feeding a growing world population. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0gTHW7zxnR0″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv spoke to Willy De Greef, Secretary General of EuropaBio, at the 3rd Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Brussels. Mr De Greef explains his reasons for optimism in the amounts of food that the world produces each year. He also uses historical examples of problems and potential solutions. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/12SO37tC1KA” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent”… » read more

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At FFA 2010 Blogactiv spoke to Patrick Weiss, Project Manager for Operation Pollinator. He explains how bees play an important role in pollinating crops and the importance of their role in feeding a larger world population. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Y3Pdzwu5AUc” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Jagdish Natwarlal Bhagwati, Professor of Economics and Law at Columbia University and Keynote Speaker at FFA 2010, speaks to Blogactiv about the potential problems and solutions to feeding an expanded world population in the coming years. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/IBBYSIdVREY” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Blogactiv was pleased to speak to Dr John Atkin about the challenges facing the world in supplying food to a growing population. He also discusses the role of agriculture in climate change and the potential role of genetically modified crops. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/vQISS5-pDSc” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Former European Commissioner and Chairman of RISE Foundation discusses global food security in the context of a rising world population. He was talking to Blogactiv at the 3rd Forum for the Future of Agriculture in Brussels. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/566fut9O6Hc” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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