World Food Day 2019: Circular Food Systems for Food Security

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Mauritskazerne

Nieuwe Kazernelaan 2 D42

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World Food Day 2019・Circular Food Systems for Food Security・The number one international event for agrifood professionals

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Circular Food Systems for Food Security is full!

Want to join the waiting list? Contact us at professionals@wereldvoedseldag.com.

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With great pleasure we’d like to announce World Food Day 2019: the agrifood professionals event in the Netherlands on October 16th. This year’s theme is ‘Circular Food Systems for Food Security’.

By attending, you will receive the latest insights from international renowned experts, inspiration for new business ideas and opportunities to link with other players in the field. All this to help achieve the UN’s second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG2): putting an end to hunger and food insecurity, and providing sustainable and healthy food for everyone.

World Food Day 2019 is the closing event of Dutch Food Week and in the morning program the Netherlands Food Partnership will be launched festively. We hope to welcome you to join forces with high-level professionals from government, business, science and civil society across nations, sectors and professions. Together, we have the collective power to end hunger and malnutrition and build a resilient food system for everyone.

Register now to work together towards a #zerohunger 2030!

MORNING PROGRAM: 09.00 - 12.45 - KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The day will be moderated by television and radio presenter Diana Matroos.

  • Carola Schouten • Opening • Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
  • Sean de Cleene • Keynote speaker • Head of Food System Initiative and Member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum
  • Wiebe Draijer • Keynote speaker • CEO of Rabobank
  • Selassie Atadika • Interview • Plant forward Ghanaian chef

AFTERNOON PROGRAM: 14.00 - 16.00 Seven Circular Sessions

What is going on around the world in terms of circular economy for food security? During the the Circular Sessions we showcase circular solutions from all around the globe. You can only attend one of the seven circular sessions. At registration you get to pick one case of your choice.

Circular Sessions on Circular Food Systems

  • Food Losses: How reducing food loss in developing countries is essential to end hunger and malnutrition.
  • The Land: How retaining and restoring natural capital and making changes in our agricultural methods and practices are needed to transition to a circular food system.
  • Technology: How technology plays an important role in finding circular and sustainable solutions to malnutrition.
  • The City: How cities influence the way food is grown and are key in ensuring food security.
  • The Plate: How making dietary shifts can be a viable strategy to provide healthy and sustainable food for all.
  • Trade: How global agricultural trade plays a critical role in food security.

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Ede

Mauritskazerne

Nieuwe Kazernelaan 2 D42

6711 JC Ede

Netherlands

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