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FFA2014 – How to sustainably produce more with less and trade better
The FFA returned to Brussels on Tuesday 1st April 2014. After 7 editions, the FFA remains the premier meeting place for those who have a stake in the future of agriculture. This year, the future Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US and sustainable food production were discussed. The FFA2014 was even more indispensable, engaging and exciting than ever.
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FFA2014 SPEAKERS INCLUDED:
Honorary President of Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute
FFA2014 Chair, Chairman of the RISE Foundation
Commissioner for the Environment, European Commission
Chief Operating Officer, Syngenta
Olivier De Schutter
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food for the United Nations
Karel De Gucht
Commissioner for trade, European Commission
Robert L Carlson
President, World Farmers Organization
Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services
Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Republic of Zambia
The European Landowners’ Organization (ELO), created in 1972, is a unique federation of national associations from the 28 EU Member States and beyond, which represents the interests of landowners, land managers and rural entrepreneurs at the European political level. Independent and non-profit making, ELO is the only organization able to stand for all rural entrepreneurs. ELO aims at promoting a prosperous countryside through private property dynamism. Its Secretariat is based in Brussels.
Information can be found on www.elo.org
Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to our purpose: Bringing plant potential to life. Through world-class science, global reach and commitment to our customers we help to increase crop productivity, protect the environment and improve health and quality of life.
For more information about us please go to www.syngenta.com