Sunday, June 22, 2014

Event - Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture 2014

The Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture, will take place on July 14th & 15th, 2014, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Makati, Manila. Feeding a global population of 9 billion by 2050 will require transformational changes to our farming and agricultural systems, already under pressure from climate change and water scarcity. This year’s Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture is being held in partnership with WWF.

The forum will explore innovative and collaborative approaches to improving agricultural productivity and environmental sustainability across the following commodity value chains; corn, coffee and cocoa, fisheries and aquaculture, palm oil, , rice and sugar.

Global leaders will gather from business, government and NGOs to make recommendations for increasing agricultural productivity, whilst improving rural livelihoods and reducing environmental impacts. Agricultural commodities addressed will include – rice; poultry; fisheries & aquaculture; palm oil; coffee & cocoa and sugar. Working groups will produce recommendations on sustainable land use, equitable opportunity for small-holder farmers, increasing productivity and improving rural livelihoods.

For more information or to register click here.

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