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New event! Discussing the future of livestock production in Europe

The optimal scale and balance of livestock in the EU To register and see the agenda, click HERE When and Where 1330 - 1600, Monday 26th March 2018, The Residence Palace, Brussels 1040 What is it about?    There is growing evidence concerning the impacts of livestock production on the environment and society which invariably focuses on the negative impacts, overlooking l ...

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New PROJECT! Livestock

  Over the course of 2017, the RISE Foundation has been developing its ideas regarding the future of livestock production and consumption in Europe and in October, it launched the project in earnest. The aim of the project will be to see what changes are necessary in the livestock sector in Europe so it may adapt to growing global pressures. To do this, RISE will draw upon data from a wide ...

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10th FFA

The end of March saw another highly successful Forum for the Future of Agriculture. The 2017 Forum attracted over 2000 participants, the largest number so far, to discuss this years theme, 'Time for solutions'. Janez Potočnik, the RISE Foundation's chairman, chaired the event. Opening keynote addresses were given by Kofi Annan, 7th Secretary General of the United Nations (1997-2006) in the mor ...


Franz Fischler's special FFA address

Franz Fischler, former RISE Chairman and former Chair of the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (2008-2014), gave a special address to mark the 10th year of the FFA in Brussels on March 28th. The text of Fischler's special address is available here for download. ...

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Release of CAP report

On March 27st 2017, the RISE Foundation released a new piece of work on CAP: thinking out of the box – Further modernisation of the CAP – why, what and how? in front of a full room at the Residence Palace in Brussels. The report was presented by its authors: Allan Buckwell, Alan Matthews, David Baldock and Erik Mathijs. Responding to the report were Nadia ...

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