World Food Forum
07
JUL
2015

“The Forum? It has a huge but right ambition, because that’s the only way to have an impact on the future of our world”

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Andrea Antonelli

Director of the Biogest-Siteia Laboratory, Interdepartmental Research Centre for Agri-food Biological Resources Improvement and Valorisation, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Food security, in the sense that everyone in the world has access to an adequate amount of nutritious, safe and culturally appropriate food, is the biggest challenge for the future. We might not be aware of the real extent of the problem because the shelves of our grocery stores are fully stocked, but for a large share of the world’s population it’s a real problem.
This Forum provides a space for dialogue among international researchers, the food industry anc policy makers, and it represents therefore an incentive and a huge opportunity. Facing the challenge of a global sustainable food security is a huge but right ambition, because that’s the only way to have an impact on the future of our world

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