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"Transition towards sustainable food consumption and production in a resource constrained World" Budapest, 4 – 5 May 2011

Speeches

Wednesday, 4 May

Description
Speaker 
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Opening Speech /Hungarian Presidency/
Welcome Address
Zsolt V. NÉMETH, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Rural Development
SESSION 1
Setting the Scene for Agricultural Research
Recent policy developments (CAP towards 2020, EIP Agricultural productivity and sustainability)
Tassos HANIOTIS, EC, Director DG Agriculture and Rural Development
Follow-up of the SCAR Foresight Process (from FEG1 to FEG3)
Wolfgang RITTER, Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
SESSION 2
The 3 SCAR Foresight Process
Presentation of  FEG 3 report (from scope to key messages)
Annette FREIBAUER,  Chair for FEG3
Erik MATHIJS, Rapporteur for FEG3

Thursday, 5 May

SESSION 3
Recent National Foresights: similarities/differences with FEG3
Southern European view
Michel GRIFFON, Agence Nationale de la Recherche
Eastern European view
Dana PESKOVICOVA, Animal Production Research Centre, Nitra
The "Forward Thinking Initiative" in Agriculture and Food
Christian HOSTE, AGREENIUM
Swedish Foresight Report
Ulf MAGNUSSON, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
SESSION 4
Views on Future Challenges from Selected Stakeholders
COPA-COGECA
Pekka PESONEN, Secretary General of COPA-COGECA
European Chambers for Agriculture
Michael KÜGLER, EU Chambers of Agriculture
German Foundation on Future Farming
Benedikt HAERLIN, German Foundation on Future Farming
Closing Speech /Hungarian Presidency/
Summing up and concluding remarks
Zsolt HORVÁTH, Deputy Secretary of State for the Ministry of Rural Development

Conference Agenda - version pdf

Hungarian Presidency Website
Hungarian Presidency Website