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Scientific support for Food Security and Global Governance

JRC conference - Brussels, 28 September 2011

The main objective of the conference was to examine in a scientific manner the necessity to increase production and competitiveness while respecting sustainable development in the framework of global governance. Key questions relating to food security were identified and debated, focusing on how research, technology and innovation can contribute to food for all. Interventions by high-level representatives of international organisations, key producer countries, stakeholders and EU political figures have taken place. The conference was an expression of the European Union's commitment to undertaking actions that will contribute to improving the world food situation in a sustainable manner.


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