Ecological transition starts with agronomy, increasing IPM uptake with biocontrol and significant pesticide dependency reductions

Hosted by PAN Europe IBMA and IOBC.

Where: Slovenian Parliament & Online Webstreaming

When: 20 October 2022 09:00 - 12:00 CET

Language: Slovenian/English

Programme: The meeting will be chaired by Natalija Svrtan.

09:00: Start of the meeting

  • Welcome by Natalija Svrtan, Pesticide Action Network Europe - 5 minutes
  • Welcome by Cvetko Zupančić, Chair of the Commission for Agriculture, Forestry and Food of the National Council of the Republic of Slovenia - 5 minutes

09:10: Keynote speeches: European and Slovenian institutions together in ecological support to Slovenian agricultureMaša Žagar, acting director of the Directorate for Agriculture - 10 min

09:40: Pathways towards pesticide-free future

10:25: Towards a pesticide-free agriculture in Slovenia with the uptake of alternatives such as biocontrol

10:55: Solutions for nature-friendly and economically efficient farming methods 

11:35: Debate with participants

11:55: Closing word by David Cary 




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