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Dr Friedhelm Schmider is Director General of the European Crop Protection Agency. He attended the FFA 2009 event at Biblioteque Solvay in Brussels, where he spoke to us about food security. To hear his thoughts, please watch the interview below: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/1CGl9XSI5u0″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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Rodolphe de Looz-Corswarem is Secretary General of The Brewers of Europe. He was interviewed by Blogactiv at the FFA 2009 event at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels. The subject of food security is obviously one of great impact to many involved in agriculture, including brewers. Please click here to visit The Brewers of Europe website. Hear his… » read more

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The following interview with Pekka Pesonen, Secretary General of Copa Cogeca was filmed at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels at FFA 2009. Please feel free to comment using the box below. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/eRCMoqKDq9A” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The following interview of Thierry de l’Escaille, CEO and Secretary General of the European Landowners’ Organization, was taken at Biblioteque Solvay at the FFA 2009 conference. To tell us your thoughts, please add your comments below. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/HkAfI_OUNlI” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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James Shikwati, Managing Director of IREN (Inter Region Economic Network), speaks to Blogactiv.eu about food security. He was speaking at the 2009 FFA at Biblioteque Solvay in Brussels and discusses the impact of this vital topic to Africa. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/pfj7iit9Pm0″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The below video was shot at FFA 2009 by Blogactiv. Mr Krugman attended the conference to discuss food security and its impact on the world economy. He has some very interesting views… [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/5VexuWazA0w” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Paul Krugman Speaking About Food Security At FFA 2009

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In less than 24 hours, FFA 2009 will be fully under way. Various key-note speakers and distinguished guests will be debating the issue of food security at the Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels. To further understand the forum’s purpose and expectations, we spoke to Thierry de l’Escaille, Secretary General of the European Landowners’ Organization (ELO). For… » read more

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With the FFA2009 now just one month away, the event is attracting more interest than ever. . Part of the attraction is undoubtedly from the confirmation of Paul Krugman, last year’s Nobel Prize Winner for Economics, who will make a rare speech on food security at the Conference. But the strong line-up of speakers from… » read more

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Only nine months ago, food security was at the top of the global agenda. Rapidly rising food prices caused by increased demand and poor harvests exacerbated by the scarcity of water and land, and trade distortions propelled the topic of food security to the top of the political agenda. Meetings and summits were held, money… » read more

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