Safe and sustainable food production in Croatia

Hosted by PAN Europe, Biofili Hrvatske, IBMA and MEP Ivan Vilibor Sinčić.

Where: Zagreb, Croatia & Online

When: 28 April 2023, from 11:00 to 16:00 CET

Language: English


11.00-11.15: Welcome speech

  • Albert Marinculić
  • Isabelle Pinzauti Babrzynski
  • Dr Martin Dermine
  • MEP Ivan Vilibor Sinčić

11.15: Keynote speech

  • Regulations on pesticide use, Dr Martin Dermine
  • Biological control in perennial systems/permanent plantation
  • Biological control alternatives to pesticides in crop farming, Dr. Felix Wäckers, BioBest, IBMA Member
  • Biogeist - alternative to synthetic pesticides and fertilizers, Davor Popović, Biogeist
  • Adverse health effects of pesticides, Lidija Gajski, dr. med.
  • Eco-social profile of glyphosate, Valerije Vrček, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
  • Extension of approval for glyphosate, Natalija Svrtan, PAN Europe
  • The effect of polluted environment with heavy metals and pesticides on bees, Saša Zavrtnik, Faculty of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Risk assessment in authorization of pesticides, Dario Ivić, Croatian Agency for Agriculture and Food
  • How to get an organic certificate, Vesna Mijat, Bio Garantie
  • Can we grow enough food without synthetic pesticides, Andrea Vugrinović, Lokvina d.o.o.
  • Eko Zrno - years of producing food without synthetic pesticides, Davor Pejić
  • A new approach in the nutrition and protection of crops, Marko Vinceković, Faculty of Agronomy, Zagreb

15.15-15.50: Question and Answer

15:50 - 16:00: Closing word

  • Dr Albert Marinculić


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