CFS 45 Side Event

Scaling Up Evidence-Based Sustainable Agricultural Practices: Lessons from 3 European Countries

Thursday, October 18, 8:30 to 10:00
Red Room, FAO


By promoting the use of traditional and sustainable techniques to increase biodiversity in agriculture, agroecology is crucial to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The side-event will showcase academic research, insights in consumer expectations and experiences from 3 European farmers from the Czech Republic, France and Poland in scaling up sustainable agricultural practices. These experts work closely with Danone “Socrates program”. Launched in 2014, “Socrates” promotes sustainable agriculture throughout the agri- food supply chain by linking research, food production, food safety and nutritional outcomes with an emphasis on collaborative multi-stakeholder approach.

Keynote: H.E Mario Arvelo (Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to the UN Rome-Based Agencies and CFS Chair)

Moderator: Martin Bloem (Johns Hopkins University)

Speakers: Kamil Holy (Crop Research Institute), Henri Landes (Good Planet Foundation), Klaudiusz Matejka (Gospodarstwo Roine), Mar Jan Senk (Sady Bile Podoli), Antoine Proffit (La Madrague) and Agnès Baudet (Danone Early Life Nutrition)


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