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Following on from FFA2009, which was held in Brussels in March and featured key speakers including Paul Krugman, Marian Fischer-Boel, Neil Parish, and the FAO’s Alexander Sarris, the Forum on the Future of Agriculture has gone on the road during May, taking in Madrid, Milan, and most recently, Kiev, examining the local issues in the… » read more

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At the 2nd FFA (2009) at Biblioteque Solvay in Brussels, Blogactiv spoke to Victor Ribeiro. Mr Ribeiro is CEO of Groupo Amorim, a Portugese company that is the leading cork manufacturer in the world. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/3sQe3QKBAmE” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] If you would like to comment on this interview, please use the box below.

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At the 2nd Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA 2009) at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels, Blogactiv spoke to Ariel Brunner. Mr Brunner is Policy Officer for BirdLife International. He spoke to us about the impact on wildlife and birds by agriculture in the context of food security, the theme of the conference. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/FfoKeqPIOvc” width=”320″… » read more

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At the 2009 FFA conference, Blogactiv spoke to Frederic de Hemptinne. Mr de Hemptinne is the Head of External Relations of European Water Association. He spoke to us about the impact on water supplies and costs of agriculture and food security. Needless to say, stable water supplies are vital to humaities survival. Should you wish… » read more

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Francesco Quaranta from New Holland spoke to Blogactiv at the Forum for the Future of Agriculture 2009, at Biblioteque Solvay in Brussels. As you will hear, he believes that the future for agriculture and suppliers in the agricultural industry will be bright as prices are continuing to rise long-term. If you would like to make… » read more

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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 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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