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
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.
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
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:
The following interview with Dr John Atkin was conducted at FFA 2009 at Biblioteque Solvay, Brussels. Dr Atkin is Chief Operating Officer of Syngenta and was discussing food security.
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:
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
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.