"The conference is an absolute success."
Julia Klöckner (Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture), 2019
"This World Food Convention brings together what should come togehter: research, politics, business and cicvil society organizations."
Joachim von Braun (Center for Development Research, University of Bonn), 2019
"What this conference helps to do, is synthetize, the people, the leaders around the world. These are real problems and you must adress them."
David Beasley (World Food Programme), 2019
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Welcome to the World Food Convention - Digital Edition 2020

The corona pandemic poses a pressing challenge to our global food systems. As such, the global community is being called upon to act and ensure that the health crisis does not transform into a poverty and hunger crisis.

Decision-makers from across politicsbusiness, industry and professional associations, NGOs and start-ups all come together at the World Food Convention – Digital Edition 2020 to develop strategic alliances. Together, they pool their experience to work on and learn from the current situation, debate the future of agriculture, human eating behaviors, the food of the future and governmental interventions.

 

Everybody who is registered is able to contribute, to comment and to ask questions. You are not registered yet? Sign up here
Registered for the physical World Food Convention? Please note that you must register again!

Topics of the World Food Convention

HOW SHOULD RESILIENT FOOD SYSTEMS LOOK LIKE IN AND AFTER THE COVID-19 CRISIS?

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE DOES THE EU GREEN DEAL OFFER LEADERS, POLICYMAKERS AND SOCIETY?

“The hunger crisis caused by Covid-19 cannot be solved by charity and donations alone,” said David Beasley (United Nations World Food Programme), at the virtual summit. He was joined by Dr. Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), and Dr. Frank Terhorst, Head of Crop Strategy & Portfolio Management in Bayer’s Crop Science Division.

 

Watch the debate on how resilient Food Systems look like in and after the Covid-19 crisis. Leave Your comments and ideas!

According to EU Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, the Green Deal stands for a resilient and sustainable food system in Europe. World Farmer President Theo De Jager and Stefanie Sabet, Managing Director of the Federation of German Food and Drink Industries (BVE), spoke to him about the opportunities and criticism of the Green Deal.

 

Watch the debate on the opportunities of the EU Green Deal for leaders, policymakers and society for the future  . Leave Your comments and ideas!

Welcome Message

Keynotes

How to participate in the World Food Convention – Digital Edition 2020

Welcome to the World Food Convention – Digital Edition 2020

On this platform you will find keynotes, panel discussions organized by the Verlag Der Tagesspiegel team and those of partner institutions. You will be informed about how you can contribute, roadmaps and upcoming events. Anyone who has registered can make a contribution, make comments and ask questions.

The World Food Convention – Digital Edition 2020 depends on your support to further advance the important issue of food.

Everybody who is registered is able to contribute, to comment and to ask questions. You are not registered yet? Sign up here
Registered for the physical World Food Convention? Please note that you must register again! 

 

Podcast

Ways out of the global agricultural crisis – that was also the topic of the Tagesspiegel Podcast Agenda. Podcaster and journalist Philipp Eins asked Ingemar Bühler, Head of Public Affairs and Sustainabillity at Bayer Crop Science in Germany, about solutions that can make food systems more resilient in the future. Listen here.

News

Global nutrition

In a guest article in the Tagesspiegel, Bayer CEO Liam Condon subscribes possible solutions that will secure the global food supply and make it resistant to crises like Covid-19. This includes for example continuous investment in agricultural science and research.

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Food Security: Covid-19 remains an acute threat

Covid-19 remains an acute threat to global food security. Dr. Agnes Kalibata, President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) warned in the “World Food Convention – Digital Edition 2020”: “For countries that depend on agriculture, the

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Any Questions?

If you have any questions about the World Food Convention Digital Edition 2020 or its program, please contact us at worldfoodconvention@tagesspiegel.de.
Phone: +49 – 30 29021 – 15546

Media representatives should please contact Sandra.Friedrich@tagesspiegel.de (Corporate Communications) for more information.
Phone: +49 – 30 29021 – 15527