Organized sessions

Organized sessions

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A Sustainable Food System for the EU: a social sciences perspective

o Key participating organisations and presenters:

  • Science Advice for Policy by European Academies
  • Professor Peter Jackson (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Professor Piergiuseppe Morone (Unitelma Sapienza University of Rome / Economic Adviser of the Italian Minister of the Environment, Land and Sea Protection.)

Agricultural cooperatives in sustainable agri-food systems

o Key participating organisations and presenters:

  • Jos Bijman, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
  • Arjen van Nuland, Dutch Council for Cooperatives (NCR), The Netherlands
  • Costas Iliopoulos, IAMO, Germany, & Agricultural Economics Research Institute (AGRERI), Greece
  • Maryline Filippi, Université de Bordeaux, France
  • Erwin Wunnekink, Royal FrieslandCampina N.V., dairy cooperative (NL)
  • Jack Goossens, Royal FloraHolland, horticulture cooperative (NL)

Agri-food ecosystems dynamics and shared values. Hot topics in cattle value chains

o Key participating organisations and presenters:

  • Darci Vetter, Vice-chair for agriculture, food and trade and general manager for public affairs in D.C. for Edelman PR firm and a former ambassador
  • Janice Swanson, Professor in animal welfare in the Department of Animal
  • Science at Michigan State University and former head of the department
  • Adegbola Adesogan, Leader of USAID Feed the Future Innovation Lab for livestock systems and Professor in animal nutrition at the University of Florida.
  • Jan Swanepoel, speaker and moderator, Lecturer in agricultural economics and owns and runs a slaughter plant and a private school in South Africa.
  • Pernilla Fajersson, consultant in Livestock agroecology (AgroEcoPec) and former professor in animal physiology at the Autonomous University of Veracruz and in tropical agroecosystems at “El Colegio de Postgraduados” in Veracruz, Mexico

Large Scale Agriculture in Transition and Emerging Market Economies: Organizational and Societal Issues

o Key participating organisations and presenters:

  • William H. Meyers, Emeritus Professor, Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri
  • Taras Gagalyuk, Research Associate, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies
  • Oane Visser, Associate Professor, International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Who is producing the food for the future? Pathways towards sustainable and resilient farming systems (role-play)

o Key participating organisations and presenters

  • Lead: Miranda Meuwissen (Wageningen University & Research).
  • Role-play participants: the audience.
  • Reflection on outcomes: Alfons Balmann (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies), Michiel Klompenhouwer (Rabobank), Koert Verkerk (Royal FrieslandCampina N.V.)

Conflict and Agricultural Resilience – Institutions, Processes, and Markets

o Key participating organisations and presenters

  • Edwin C. Price, PhD – Texas A&M University
  • Joseph N. King, PhD – Conflict and Development Foundation
  • Shayma Al-Rubaye – University of Baghdad
  • Tim Schilling, PhD – World Coffee Research

Sustainable insect value chains for feed and food in Europe: Debating optimal design, viable business models and market acceptance

o Key participating organisations and presenters

    • “SUSINCHAIN: SUStainable INsect CHAIN” CONSORTIUM
    • Dr. Teun Veldkamp (Project Coordinator)
    • Heinrich Katz (Industry Partner),  Hermetia Baruth GmbH
    • Dr. Sergiy Smetana (Project WP leader)
    • German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL e.V.)
    • Prof. Dr. Miranda P. M. Meuwissen (Project Task Leader), Wageningen University,
    • Dr. Ana Isabel de Almeida Costa (Project Partner & Moderator), Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

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