The agroforestry challenge - producing while safeguarding the environment

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
09:30 - 16:30 (CET)

With the objective of improving the food and environmental security, both at the international and local level, the speakers at the regional event in Lisbon focused their attention on three main axes: Global vision: New forms of production and economic development; European vision: The CAP and the Food production and National vision: Sustainable production and use of resources.


Oct 08, 2013

09:30 - 16:30 (CET)

09:30 - 09:45 (CET)


Thierry de l’ESCAILLE, Secretary General of the ELO
Representative of the Portuguese Government

09:45 - 11:15 (CET)

Global vision: New markets, new forms of production and economic development

Francisco MANTERO, President of the Portuguese Association for Economic Development and Cooperation

Barun MITRA, Liberty Institute, New Delhi- Efficient use of water
José CONDUNGUA PACHECO, Minister of Agriculture of Mozambique
Joäo LÉ, Board Member of Portucel Soporcel Florestal
Vital MORGADO, Board Member of AICEP – Trade & Investment Agency

Questions & answers

11:15 - 11:45 (CET)


11:45 - 13:15 (CET)

European vision: The new CAP and the future of agriculture and Food production

Thierry de l’ESCAILLE, Secretary General of the ELO

Eric PETERS, Adviser of the President of the European Commission (BEPA – Bureau of European Policy Advisers)
Eduardo DINIZ, Director of the Office of Planning and Policies/Ministry of Agriculture and Sea
Francisco AVILLEZ, Scientific coordinator of AGROGES
Allan BUCKWELL, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of European Environmental Policy and ELO’s expert for the CAP reform

Questions & answers

13:15 - 14:45 (CET)


14:45 - 16:15 (CET)

National vision: Sustainable production and use of resources

Monica TEIXEIRA, Registration and Corporate Affairs Manager in Syngenta Crop Protection

António GONÇALVES FERREIRA, President of UNAC- Agroforestry systems
João COIMBRA, Vice-president of CAP – Major Crops
Paul DOLLEMAN, President of the Horticulturists Association of the Southwest Alentejo (AHSA) -Intensive Crops
João CARVALHO, Secretary General of ANPC – Wildlife Estates: Exploitation and conservation of natural resources

Questions & answers

16:15 - 16:30 (CET)


Thierry de l’ESCAILLE, Secretary General of the ELO
Francisco GOMES DA SILVA, Portuguese Secretary of State of Forestry and Rural Development

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