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Webinars

Coherent policies driving sustainable food systems
© Helvetas
Location
Online

Date
24. April to 20. May 2019

WEBINARS April - May 2019

Coherent policies driving sustainable food systems

Agriculture and food systems urgently need to change to meet the SDGs by 2030. A series of webinars explores how policies can drive this change. Eminent policy makers from across the globe discuss potentials and challenges with authors of a recent policy article published in the renowned journal Nature Sustainability.

The following webinars are scheduled:

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 16:00 – 17:00 CEST

Coherent policies driving sustainable food systems in Africa

Speakers:

Louise Luttikholt, Director, IFOAM – Organics International

Hans R. Herren, Director, Millennium Institute

Million Bellay, Coordinator, Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa AFSA

Link to join the meeting

 

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 14:00 – 15:00 CEST

Coherent policies driving sustainable food systems in Switzerland and India

Moderator: Martijn Sonnevelt, Executive Director, World Food System Centre, ETH Zurich.

Speakers:

Bernard Lehmann, Director, Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture

Neeraja Adidam, Joint Secretary Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, India

Frank Eyhorn, Senior Advisor Sustainable Agriculture, Helvetas

Adrian Müller, Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, and ETH Zurich

Link to join the meeting (If you don’t have Skype for Business installed, open the link with any browser except firefox.)

 

Monday, 20 May 2019, 14:00 – 15:00 CEST

Coherent policies driving sustainable food systems in Europe

Speakers:

Nic Lampkin, Senior Researcher, UK

Jürn Sanders, Senior Researcher, Thünen Institute of Farm Economics, Germany

Dr. Tassos Haniotis (DG Agri EU-COM), Director of the Directorate „Strategy and Policy Analysis“ (tbc)

Thomas Magnusson (copa*cogeca), President of copa*cogeca and farmer in Sweden (tbc)

Link to join the meeting (If you don’t have Skype for Business installed, open the link with any browser except firefox.)

 

If you don’t have Skype for Business installed, open the link with any browser except firefox. To join with your smartphone or tablet: download the Skype for Business App, open the link and enter as a guest. Can’t make it? We’ll send a recording of the webinar if you send us your email address.

We are looking forward to seeing you online!