BESTMAP at Farm to Fork Conference 2021
On the 14th and 15th of October, BESTMAP is going to attend at the second edition of the Farm to Fork Conference, where European stakeholders, interested in helping to shape the EU’s path towards sustainable food systems, will gather to discuss the progress made on the initiatives foreseen in the Farm to Fork Strategy, support the EU efforts to achieve a global transition to sustainable food systems and put emphasis on transition enablers.
This year the conference will be held virtually and will be hosted by the European Commissioner for health & Food Safety, Ms. Stella Kyriakides, the European Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Janusz Wojciechowski and the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Ms. Mariya Gabriel. The European Commission Executive Vice-President, Mr. Frans Timmermans will open the Conference.
On Day 1 the topics on focus will be - Challenges and opportunities of a global transition to sustainable food systems; The 2021 UN Food Systems Summit as a support to the global transition to sustainable food systems; Developing partnerships/green alliances on sustainable food systems.
Day 2 includes thematic sessions as follows:
- Session #1 - Game changers for a sustainable food system;
- Sessifon #2 - Carbon farming and soil health for sustainable food systems;
- Session #3 - Reducing pesticides use and risk;
- Session #4 - Sustainable Business Models;
- Session #5 Research and Innovation.
To see the full agenda of the event, click here.
The organisers have prepared the meeting to be translated live into six different languages - French, German, English, Italian, Spanish and Slovenian.
You can register through here.