The 11th ATF seminar: "Going beyond the Feed vs Food competition: crops and animals together to address food and nutrition security"
The ATF seminar would like to engage discussion with farmers, industries, scientists, policy makers and with the society. It is a follow up of the One-day Symposium of the ATF & Livestock Farming Systems Study Commission Session, EAAP Annual Meeting in Davos on August 30th, 2021. It will be followed, in the afternoon, by a ATF-FEFAC stakeholders and dissemination event with some Horizon 2020 projects around the topic, in Brussels, November 18th, 14.00-16.00.
Aim: This one-day symposium aims to contribute to:
- Engage a dialogue with various stakeholders;
- Address how research and innovation can support the livestock sector;
- Provide input to European research and innovation agendas and to public policies to secure Europe’s role as a leading global provider of safe and healthy animal-derived products;
- Support knowledge development and innovation;
- Foster ownership by farmers and industries.
Thursday 18 November 2021Provisional programme. Registration will open soon
|9:00||Welcome & introductionBy Frank O’Mara, ATF President – @FrankOMara8|
|09:05||Summary of the outcomes of the ATF-EAAP LFS one-day SymposiumBy the ATF secretariat or Presidency|
|9:15||Public policies: vision from policy makerBy Wolfgang Burtscher, European Commission – DG Agri – @EU_Commission|
|9:30||How can EU livestock avoid soya feed? Vision from an NGOBy Alain Peeters, WWF-Belgium – @WWF_Belgique|
|Developing the use of by -products|
|9:45||Vision from feeding industry on the potentials from by-products in the EU in animal feedBy Alexander Döring, FEFAC – @FEFAC_EU & Anton Van Den Brink, EFFPA – @EFFPA_EU|
|10:10||Farmers increasing forage in the diet instead of concentrates: example of grassfed products in areas of intensive use of concentratesBy… (to be announced)|
|10:25||Use of inedible feed in the pork industry, feed efficiency: sustainability metrics, calculating tools, including C footprintBy… (to be announced)|
|Towards mixed crop production|
|11:00||Dual purpose crop production across a diversity of livestock systems in the EUBy… (to be announced)|
|11:15||Governance: good examples of crop farmers and livestock farmers working togetherBy… (to be announced)|
|11:30||PANEL DISUSSIONwith speakers and the audienceand Marc Cornelissen, Plants for the Future ETP – @Plant_ETP|
|13:00||ClosingBy Frank O’Mara, ATF President – @FrankOMara8|