Save Bees and Farmers hearing


Official hearing of the Save Bees and Farmers EU Citizens Initiative in the EU Parliament

Where: EU Parliament the recording & teaser.

When: 24 January 2023, 14h30 - 18h30 CET

Programme: Complete program below


  • Dr Helmut Burtscher-Schaden (Global 2000, AT)
  • Prof Violette Geissen (Wageningen University, NL)
  • Dr Jeroen Candel (Associate professor at Wageningen University, NL)

Demand 1 - 80 % reduction of synthetic pesticides use by 2030 and 100% by 2035

  • Jean-Bernard Lozier (Conventional Farmer, Normandie - France)
  • MEPs' comments and questions
  • Madeleine Coste (Slow Food EU, Food Policy Officer)

Demand 2 - Measures for biodiversity restoration on agricultural land

  • Dr Alain Peeters (Agroecology Europe)
  • MEPs' comments and questions
  • Dr Noa Simon Delso (Bee Life, EU)

Demand 3 - Support to farmers transitioning to agroecology

  • Andre Prescher-Spiridon (BUND, Germany)
  • Dr Alain Peeters (Agroecology Europe)
  • MEPs' comments and questions


  • Dr Martin Dermine (PAN Europe), Main Representative of the ECI



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