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16 Oct 2018 - Brussels (BE): FOOD 2030: Research and Innovation for a #ZeroHunger World

FOOD 2030: Research and Innovation for a #ZeroHunger World

 

Date: 16.10.2018.

Venue: Brussels, Belgium

On the occasion of World Food Day 2018, FAO and the European Commission will organize an event hosted by MEP Mr. Paolo De Castro. The event  is organized under the auspices of the European Parliamentary Alliance on the Fight against hunger and wil take place on 16th October 2018 at the European Parliament (room Jan 4Q2) in Brussels.

This event will start with a networking lunch, followed by a thematic discussion on the next actions to eradicate hunger by 2030 and on the contribution of research and innovation to ensuring food security and nutritious diets for all. It will also provide feedback and build on the findings of the recent 2nd FOOD 2030 High Level Event that took place in Plovdiv under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency from 14-15 June 2018.

Speakers:

  1. MEP Paolo De Castro, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Coordinator of the
  2. Parliamentary Alliance on the Fight Against Hunger, S&D
  3. John Bell, Director for Bioeconomy, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
  4. Rodrigo de Lapuerta Montoya, Director of the Liaison Office with the European Union and Belgium, FAO
  5. Emile Frison, Expert on Conservation and Agricultural Biodiversity, IPES-Food
  6. Nevena Alexandrova–Stefanova, Agricultural Innovation Systems and Knowledge Sharing Officer, FAO
  7. Roberta Sonnino, Vicechair of FOOD 2030 EG report and Professor of Environmental Policy, Cardiff University

 

Registration by 5 October 2018 (no onsite registration will be allowed).


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