Conference on Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050
The future of the global food chain will be largely determined by five major drivers:
- population growth, demography
- availability and management of resources and the environment
- innovation & technology
- social attitudes
- public policy.
The conference on Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050 – organised by Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission – provides an opportunity for dialogue among global stakeholders on the emerging challenges to the food chain and the role of future policy-making in addressing those challenges.
The conference will also provide the opportunity to foster a dialogue on consumers' expectations for safe, nutritious, quality and sustainable food and the role of food science, technology and innovation in achieving them.
By organising this event, the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety aims to prove insight and guidance to future policy-making in order to preserve the high standards of high quality and affordable food for EU consumers.
- The programme of the day
- The presentation of the Foresight project of the Commission - DG SANTE
Live web streaming will be available as soon as the event starts.
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- Future challenges and policy preparedness - Ladislav Miko, European Commission DG Health and Food Safety
- The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Agriculture and Food (TEEBAgFood) - Alexander Müller, UNEP Geneva
- Technology and innovation for sustainable food systems and nutrition - Emile A. Frison, IPES-Food
- Drivers of Consumer Choice - Eva Woelbert, Joint Research Centre
- Applying behavioural insights to policy making: Health and nutrition - Michael Hallsworth