Pesticides and Biodiversity Loss: Agronomic Solutions and Political Actions

Pesticides and Biodiversity Loss: Agronomic Solutions and Political Actions

Wed 15th May 2019, Brussels, 9h00-12h30

 Venue: Residence Palace

155, Rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels

 

Chaired by David Baldock, Institute for European Environmental Policy-IEEP

08:30 // REGISTRATION      

09:00 // Welcome by Francois Veillerette, President of PAN Europe

09:15 // Pesticides and Biodiversity Loss

Benoît Fontaine, The French National Museum of Natural History, “Birds decline in French agricultural areas”

Dr. Carsten Brühl, Landau University, “Effects of pesticides on terrestrial biodiversity”

09:45// Agronomic Solutions: Working with Nature

Prof. Felix Wäckers, Lancaster University, “From pesticide addiction to ecological Integrated Pest Management”

Marco Tasin, Swedish University of Agricultural Science “Working with nature in apple orchards”

Dr. Alain Peeters, Agroecology Europe “Agroecology: a system based on biodiversity and ecosystem services for better profit and quality of life”

11:00 // Podium Debate: The way forward for the EU

European Commission: Anne Burrill, Advisor to Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director for Natural Capital ENV.D, DG Environment; Klaus Berend, Head of Unit DG SANTE, Aymeric Berling, DG Agriculture;  Caroline Pottier, DG RTD; and PAN Europe ​

12:15 // Conclusion by David David Baldock

12:30 // End of meeting

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Presentation: Solutions to Biodiversity Loss - Agroecology Europe 

 

 

PAN Europe gratefully acknowledges the financial support from the European Union, European Commission, DG Environment, Life programme. Sole responsibility for this event lies with the authors and the funders are not responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained herein

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