RLC Public Panel Discussion: “Sustainable Food – Local Solutions to Global Problems?”

In the framework of the international RLC workshop (below), the RLC Bonn and the City of Bonn organised a public panel discussion with

The panelists talked about sustainable food production and organic agriculture as one competitive solution for the environmental, social and food security challenges of the 21st century. They shared their vast expertise and experiences and elaborated on how to successfully integrate local sustainable food production into globalised markets, on challenges and obstacles as well as their personal motivation.

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RLC workshop on “Sustainable agriculture and rural transformation: meeting farmers’ needs in socio-ecological systems”

From June 10 to 15, scientists, practitioners and PhD students from 18 different countries came together at the RLC Campus Bonn to present their work on sustainable agriculture in rural areas of the Global South. Among others, Dr. Lee HeHaan from the Right Livelihood awarded Land Institute, USA  and Prof. Lennart Olsson from Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, Sweden presented different pathways of sustainable agriculture and its actual and potential contributions.

In the framework of the workshop, the RLC Bonn and the City of Bonn also organised a public panel discussion with Helmy Abouleish of the Right Livelihood awarded SEKEM holding in Egypt in the Old Town Hall of the City of Bonn.

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