The Geopolitics of Food Security


1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Geopolitics of Food Security
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Tuesday, 23 August
120 minutes
German
First come first serve

The Covid pandemic, the short-term blockage of the Suez Canal and the current war in Ukraine exposed vulnerabilities in the global food system, especially with regards to production hubs, transportation routes and input costs including energy prices. Norbert Totschnig, Minister of Agriculture, will discuss geopolitical and security aspects of global food security with international experts as well as their respective responses to ensuring it.

Supported by Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management
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Beatrix Wepner

Scientist Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
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Wolfgang Burtscher

Director General - AGRI European Commission
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Martin Frick

Director WFP Global Office Germany
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Norbert Totschnig

Federal Minister Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management