Event Details

Public launch EASAC-IAP report on Food Security in Europe

Presentation of EASAC-IAP publication on 'Opportunities and Challenges for Research on Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture in Europe'

Draft Programme

10:00   Welcome and introduction

Professor Volker ter Meulen, President of IAP, EASAC Biosciences Chair, Project Co-chair

10:10   Presentation of report

Professor Joachim von Braun, Director Institute for Development Studies, University of Bonn, Project Co-chair

10:30   Comments on the report:

  • John Bell, European Commission, DG Research, Director of Bioeconomy (tbc) 15 minutes
  • Bulgarian Presidency speaker (tbc) 15 minutes

11:00 Panel discussion (chair tbc)

  • Paul Rübig (STOA) (tbc)
  • Expert on agriculture or nutrition from the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
  • Rodrigo de Lapuerta, FAO, Director of Liaison office with the EU (tbc)
  • Member of EASAC working group: Professor Anne-Marie Hermansson

11:30 Questions from audience

11:45 Close of event

Networking coffee and snacks

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