On the 6th of October Prof. Koundouri gave a speech on “The Future Europe Wants: A Green & Digital, Job-Based and Inclusive Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic” in the session: The future of agrifood systems in view of the outcomes from the United Nation’s Food Systems Summit 2021 of the Agribusiness Forum which was organized by the non-profit-based non-governmental organization Geo Routes Institute, while supported by the Balkans & Black Sea Forum and the company Gnomon Performance.
About AgriBusiness Forum 2021
Covid-19 pandemic has revealed severe shortcomings on globalized (agrifood) supply chains raising questions from globalization to security, safety, risk management and resilience of farm-to-fork chains. AgriBusiness Forum 2021 focuses on addressing these challenges, enhancing “green” & “digital” transition, and appraising climate change impact, in line with CAP2021-2027 & EU Recovery Fund strategy. Under the global and national emerging trends & constraints, including the “One Health approach”, AgriBusiness Forum sets an inclusive platform for shaping robust, comprehensive & coherent dialogue towards viable, sustainable, traceable & resilient agrifood systems in Greece and the World.
AgriBusiness Forum 4th international edition is held in Athens-Greece, on 6-7/10/2021, highlighting “Food & Farming systems’ green and digital transition”; spanning across 9 high caliber sessions, 45 focal areas, and 50 speakers from Greece and the world. The conference will be held with the physical participation of speakers and delegates, representing leading businesses, financial services, innovative farmers, policy makers, research and academia. ABF2021 will be also offered online, with reduced registration fees.
AgriBusiness Forum is committed to advancing knowledge for the digitization & digital transformation of the agrifood value chain from seed to fork; and pivotal platform at boosting innovation and integrating partnerships towards viable, sustainable, traceable and resilient agrifood systems in Greece and beyond. It spans across number of top-tier networking & learning activities, including conferences, summits, masterclasses and AgriFood Traction Tours in Europe; while maintains cooperation with distinctive national, regional and international bodies & organizations.
Chapter-1: The future of agrifood systems in view of the outcomes from the United Nation’s Food Systems Summit 2021
Programming partner: Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
- Nabil Gangi, Dpt. Regional Representative for Europe & Central Asia, FAO United Nations
- Tassos Haniotis, Director, Strategy, Simplification & Policy Analysis, DG Agriculture & Rural Development, European Commission
CAP’s contribution to the shift towards a more sustainable agriculture
- Dionysia-Theodora Avgerinopoulou, Chair, Environmental Protection Committee, Hellenic Parliament
Environmental protection & Climate adaptation determine present and future generations’ viability
- Phoebe Koundouri, Co-Chair SDSN Europe, Professor AUEB
The Future Europe Wants: A Green & Digital, Job-Based and Inclusive Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic
- Christina F. Legaki, Country Leader, Corteva Agriscience Hellas
Helping farmers produce the food society demands
- Moderator: Ms. Mary Kenny, Food Safety & Consumer Protection Officer, FAO Regional Office Europe & Central Asia
Learn more here.