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Press invitation: New Ways to Tackle Food and Nutrition Security - The role of the EU Agri-Food sector

Press Release   •   Feb 16, 2016 07:00 GMT

The UN Agenda "Transforming Our World" was agreed on September 2015. But what is the effect of such an agenda on the global and European Agri-Food industry? And what is the role of urban agriculture as a means to fight climate change? 

Dr. Franz Fischler, former Austrian EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, and current President of the European Forum Alpbach, speaks in Stockholm on February 19, 2016, at 17:00-21:00, at Summit Tidningshuset, Stockholm. 


Join the other professional attendees and partake in an open discussion after the keynote:

17:00 - 18:00 Networking & Mingle

18:00 - 20:00 45-minute Keynote Speech by Dr. Franz Fischler.

30 minutes of Debate with Dr. Bo Andersson, Vice President of Kgl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademien/The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.

45-minute open Q & A and Discussion

Moderated by: Mr. Mats Hellström, Former Swedish Minister of Agriculture, foreign trade and European affairs. 

Press accreditation

Members of press register for the seminar by writing "press" in the promotion code box. You are most welcome to attend the seminar and discussions. Please register here!

The seminar is an initiative by the UAAI network.


Plantagon is active in the sector of urban agriculture and is a global innovation leader in the area. Plantagon's technology minimizes the need for energy, water and pesticides. The negative environmental impact of the food production is very low, and since the products are delivered directly to consumers in the city, the transportation costs are also minimized.

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