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Launch of EASAC-IAP report on "Food Security in Europe"


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Public presentation of EASAC-IAP report on “Opportunities and Challenges for Research on Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture in Europe”

Draft Programme

10:00 Welcome and introduction
Professor Volker ter Meulen, President of IAP, EASAC Biosciences Chair, Project Co-chair

10:10 Presentation of report
Professor Joachim von Braun, Director Institute for Development Studies, University of Bonn, Project Co-chair

10:30 Comments on the report:

John Bell, European Commission, DG Research,Director of Bioeconomy (tbc) 15 minutes
Bulgarian Presidency speaker (tbc) 15 minutes

11:00 Panel discussion (chair tbc)

Paul Rübig (STOA) (tbc)
Expert on agriculture or nutrition from the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
Rodrigo de Lapuerta, FAO, Director of Liaison office with the EU (tbc)
Member of EASAC working group: Professor Anne-Marie Hermansson

11:30 Questions from audience

11:45 Close of event

Networking coffee and snacks