To meet global food demand, a 60% increase in food production will be necessary by 2050
22 Giugno 2015
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On September 22 and 23 international leaders in research, innovation and technology for the food industry will meet in the Italian Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015 with international authorities, worldwide Institutions and global players and strategic actors of sustainable food security for the first edition of the World Food Research and Innovation Forum.
The Forum, a platform for discussion on the present and future of food, will become an international biennial event where stakeholders will define shared and effective initiatives AND STRATEGIES to face the biggest challenges of our time: ensuring food availability AND QUALITY IN A SUSTAINABLE MANNER to about 3 billions of the world’s population who currently suffer from chronic inadequate nutrition and feeding the planet in 2050, when the global population is expected to have reached over 9 billions people.
In the following slides Fabio Fava, Italian Representative for Bioeconomy in Horizon 2020 committees, and Samuel Godefroy, Director General of Health Canada’s Food Directorate, define the actual scenario and the global challenges OF A GLOBAL SUSTAINABLE FOOD SECURITY AND SAFETY which will be at the centre of the World Food Research and Innovation Forum.