Farming without harming: policy action for resilient agriculture


Hosted by Pesticide Action Network Europe, Friends of the Earth Europe, The European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility and Agroecology Europe

Where: Multiburo EU Parliament (Square de Meeûs 38-40, 1000 Brussels) and Online

When: 26th June 2024, 14:00-17:00 CET  

Language: English


2:00 - 2:05 Introduction

2:05 - 2:15 Opening Statement

  • Jens Boyen, Representative of the Belgian Presidency

2:15 - 2:30 Presentation

  • András Székács, The European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (ENSSER)

2:30 - 3:10 Panel

  • Funding for agroecology (Caroline Amrom (Catholic University of Louvain)
  • Lili Balogh (Agroecology Europe and Hungarian Agroecology Network)
  • Wallonian Ministry for Environment (TBC) 

3:10 - 3:30 Short Break

3:30 - 4:20: Panel

  • Reducing pesticide dependency: Inspiration from the field (Nicolas Munier-Jolain (IPM works)
  • Raffael Buonatesta (IBMA Belgium/Fytofend)
  • Belgian farmer TBC, Belgian advisor IPM/Agroecology TBC)

4:20 - 4:30: Statement

  • Géza Gábriel, Head of Unit, Ministry of Agriculture, Hungary

4.30 - 4.35 Closing statement

4:35 - 5:00 Free discussion and refreshments



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