World Food Forum
09
MAY
2016

Cristiano Musillo

Counselor of Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

09
MAY
2016

Public investment is not enough: to eradicate hunger we need partnerships with the private sector

Roberto Ridolfi – Director for Sustainable Growth and Development, DG DEVCO, European Commission How do you see EU support to private sector engagement in agriculture? The agricultural sector in less developed countries has suffered from serious underinvestment for decades....
06
MAY
2016

“Quality is not enough: research and innovation are crucial to meet the challenges we are facing”

Luigi Scordamaglia, President of Federalimentare “Expo Milano 2015 has created great expectations, reinforcing the Italian agro-industrial model, which grants high efficiency and low environmental impact. Now we have to be up to the challenges we are facing: 9 billion people to...
05
MAY
2016

South Africa: challenges facing bees could threaten food security

Agricultural Research Council Senior Researcher, Mike Allsopp, says there is not enough food to keep our honey bee population alive in South Africa. This comes after the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently highlighted the publication of a new study...
05
MAY
2016

Stef Bronzwaer

Head of Advisory Forum and Scientific Cooperation Unit, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

04
MAY
2016

Why building a sound relation with the agro-industrial and food sectors is crucial in the medium term strategy to feed the planet

Fabio Fava, member of the World Food Research and Innovation Forum Steering Committee and Italian Representative for Bioeconomy in Horizon 2020 committees After the success of the first edition, which took place last year at Expo Milano 2015, what do you expect from this second...
03
MAY
2016

FAO and Government of Philippines using aerial drones to ensure food security

The Philippines has started to deploy drones to find out where farmland is most at risk from natural disasters and quickly assess damage after they strike. Assessment of vulnerable farmland can minimise the negative impacts of climate change, floods and typhoons and avoid the...
02
MAY
2016

Federico Pizzarotti

Mayor of Parma

02
MAY
2016

Filippo M. Bassi

Senior Durum Breeder – International Center for the Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) Consultative Group for International Agriculture Research (CGIAR)

02
MAY
2016

Sergio Lugaresi

Head of Rome Office, World Bank Group