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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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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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