Forum for the Future of Agriculture

Within the different panel sessions of the Forum for the Future of Agriculture 2010, the audience was involved in the ongoing debate on the politics and economics of food vs. climate change. Live voting devices provided the possibility for the audience’s views to be integrated into the discussions. We voted on the following questions with… » read more

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Annemiek Canjels, Senior Advisor, EU Public Affairs, Limburg (NL), spoke to Blogactiv about farmers’ rights and changes to the European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/QFdnqmbRYXo” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Daniel Puglisi, Communications Officer for the European Council of Young Farmers, spoke to Blogactiv about the role of young people in farming. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/sjoyhyzFbBs” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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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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