Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon, speaks on "Feeding the city", in television seminar about Urban Agriculture
News • Nov 15, 2011 23:51 GMT
Hans Hassle, CEO of Plantagon speaks on "Feeding the city", in the televised seminar about Urban Agriculture by The Swedish Educational Television, UR Samtiden.
The title of today's seminar is "The city of our dreams: Farming in the city." Issues raised by the seminar series are: Can the city be used for food and energy production? Are urban farms the solution of the future?
Participants: Jan de Wilt, Innovatie Netwerk; Hans Hassle, CEO Plantagon International; Stefan Jakobsson, Tekniska Verken in Norrköping and Jürgen Granstedt, Agroetanol.
In English with (optional) Swedish subtitles.
See the seminar on UR Play here http://urplay.se/166602
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