Feeding the World 2013 -Accelerating collaboration on food security

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Place: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/netherlands/hilton-amsterdam-AMSHITW/index.html

Website: http://cemea.economistconferences.com/event/feeding-world-2013#.UPVigydEH4s

FoodDrinkEurope members may avail of a 20% discount on the delegate fee to attend this conference! Debate the planet’s food security crisis. The Economist will host the Feeding the World summit again this year. A high-level audience will gather in Amsterdam to discuss how to accelerate progress in coordinating efforts to tackle the planet’s food security crisis.

 

 

Industry leaders, Government ministers, donors, aid agencies and representatives of the research community will explore opportunities to collaborate in delivering improved nutrition and sustainable agricultural markets.

Interactive Workshops: During an intensive afternoon designed to provide practical solutions to existing problems, delegates will select between one of three expert working groups on the subject of:

  • Nutrition – what are the best ways to address the nutritional double burden of obesity and malnutrition?
  • Finance and risk management – what is the potential for microfinance and microinsurance to strengthen food security?
  • Science and technology – what is the effectiveness and potential of a number of approaches to boosting yield and productivity?
  • Places at the event will be limited to allow audience interaction during sessions and optimal networking opportunities
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