World Food Forum
02
AUG
2016

Why is technological innovation crucial in developing countries? Because it can help to reduce food waste and to promote the production of safe and healthy foods
2 August 2016

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Vittorio Zambrini, Quality, Innovation, Security and Environment Director at Granarolo SpA How can technological innovation promote food safety in developing countries? Technological innovation can sustain food security in developing countries at local production level, at...
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25
JUL
2016

How can we feed the world? We have to attract private sector investments to smallholder agriculture
25 july 2016

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Adolfo Brizzi, Director of Policy & Technical Advisory Division of the International Fund for Agricultural Developmen (IFAD) What’s the first step we have to take to feed the planet? It has been made abundantly clear that we will need more food to feed the 9 billion people...
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18
JUL
2016

To ensure food safety we have to undestand biological systems and fight natural toxins
18 july 2016

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Rudolf Krska, Head of the Center for Analytical Chemistry of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna What is the impact of climate change on food safety? Climate change can potentially make our food system vulnerable towards issues in relation with...
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11
JUL
2016

If we really want to feed the world, the food sector in Europe has to change
11 july 2016

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Robert Jan Hamer, Vice-President of R&D Discover Foods and Director of Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, President of FoodNexus Consortium What role can European food research play in meeting the feeding the planet challenge? First of all I have to say that the food sector in...
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05
JUL
2016

Increasing crop productivity and international cooperatioon: this is the Chinese strategy for food sustainability
5 july 2016

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Mei Xurong, Director of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) How is China addressing the food sustainability issue and what role are research and innovation playing in this process? In the next five years in China the innovation, genetic ad productivity...
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27
JUN
2016

A Governing Council related to the Forum: that’s what we need to support sustainable agriculture in the developing countries
27 June 2016

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Hugo de Vries, Director of UMR IATE – Unité Mixte de Recherches Ingénierie des Agro-polymères et Technologies Émergentes, INRA & CIRAD What are we doing to promote sustainable agriculture in the developing countries? As far as sustainable agriculture is concerned, the...
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21
JUN
2016

Let’s use the newer technologies to achieve production efficiency: we will be able to cope with the demands of the future in spite of climate change
21 June 2016

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Saniaya Rajaram – President of Resource Seeds International and 2014 World Food Prize Laureate   What are the main challenges we have to face to feed the planet? Global population is rising: currently it is 7.3 billion and by 2050 it is expected to be around 9 billion...
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08
JUN
2016

To feed the planet we have to improve the transfer of technologies from research centers to farms
8 June 2016

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Riccardo Valentini – IPCC – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and BCFN – Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation The Paris Agreement was signed by more than 180 countries, including China and India. Is it an historic turning point or just a fragile...
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25
MAY
2016

There is a general urgency for a new regulation to grant the universal right to healthy and quality food
25 May 2016

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Livia Pomodoro – President of the Milan Center for Food Law and Policy Expo Milano 2015 has put access to food and food production in the spotlight. What are the most critical regions in the world at the moment as far as hunger and undernourishment are concerned? While the...
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