Farm to Fork
The Farm to Fork strategy is part of the 2019 European Green Deal. The objective of the program is to make food systems fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly.
Food systems cannot be resilient to crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic if they are not sustainable. The Farm to Fork Initiative within the European Commission demands to redesign our food systems which today account for nearly one-third of global GHG emissions, consume large amounts of natural resources, result in biodiversity loss and negative health impacts (due to both under- and over-nutrition) and do not allow fair economic returns and livelihoods for all actors, in particular for primary producers.
Making food systems more sustainable brings new opportunities for operators in the food value chain.
We will discuss with experts from politics and science which political measures and investments in new technologies are made to this end.
The Corona pandemic has shown how resilient Europe’s food system is, said Janusz Wojciechowski, EU Agriculture Commissioner. There were no problems producing food during the crisis. The difficulties were much more in transporting and distributing them across borders during the
Janusz Wojciechowski, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Union, will join Dr. Theo de Jager, President, World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at the World Food Convention – Digital Edition2020. They will explore the opportunities of the EU Green
Svenja Schulze (Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany) on “Putting climate and environmental protection at the heart of European policy” in the Global Solutions Journal