In "Food Systems", the FFA interviews politicians, civil society representatives, thought leaders, scientists, activists, farmers, business leaders and many others. What do they all share? Ideas and action on how we can deliver a safe, plentiful, and above all sustainable food system that works for everyone.
True Cost Accounting with Adele Jones
33:00In this episode we talk to Adele Jones, Deputy CEO of the Sustainable Food Trust, about true cost accounting, how it can help create clarity around food production and consumer choice, how it could be practically implemented, and whether the political will to implement it is present today. You can read the article in Nature that Adele co-authored HERE.
FFA2022 with Mark Titterington and Caroline Mahr
28:05In this episode we talk to Mark Titterington, Co-Founder of the FFA and Senior Adviser, and Caroline Mahr, FFA Program Director, about the coming year of FFA, EU-US relations, the shift towards a sustainable food system, and their views on the most important policies coming up in the next twelve months.
Digital farming with Matija Zulj
20:15In this episode we talk to Matija Zulj, Founder and CEO of Agrivi, about his view on smart technologies in farming, their impact on the market and local communities, consumer confidence and traceability, and what he views as the most impactful technology in the coming five years.
Farmers & the Food Chain with Marc Rosiers
29:24In this episode we talk with Marc Rosiers, Managing Director of MR Food and Agriculture Consulting, about the position of farmers in the food chain, whether true pricing can ever be implemented, short supply chains, and his expectations of carbon farming.
Swiss Farming with Marc Chappuis
24:04In this episode we talk with Jean-Marc Chappuis, deputy director of the Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture, about the ongoing Swiss agricultural reform package, how the country supports land management in mountainous areas, and the Swiss goals for the UN Food System Summit.
Agroforestry with Patrick Worms
28:53In this episode we talk with Patrick Worms, President of the European Agroforestry Federation, about the benefits of agroforestry, the threat it faces from climate change, how these systems are used around the world, and his expectations of both new EU policies and the UN Food System Summit.
Asian Family Farming with Amirul Islam
22:42In this episode we talk with Amirul Islam, Operations Manager for South and Central Asia, Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development, about the impacts of Covid-19 and climate change on farming in the region, the difference between land tenure and ownership, his expectations for the UN Food System Summit and much more.
Agroecology with Emile Frison
24:16In this episode we talk with Emile Frison, IPES FOOD panel member and UNFSS co-lead on the solution cluster on agroecology and regenerative agriculture, about his expectations for the UN Food System Summit, whether agroecology has advanced in recent years, and creating new food system policies.
Biodiversity Strategy with Humberto Delgado Rosa
22:49In this episode we talk with Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director of Natural Capital, DG Environment, European Commission, about the EU's new Biodiversity Strategy, his hopes for the UN Biodiversity Summit and the Common Agricultural Policy, tree planting, and where the money will come from. Check out full videos of the FFA Portugal events at: https://www.forumforagriculture.com/ffa2021-videos/
A Different CAP with Bérénice Dupeux
20:57In this episode with Bérénice Dupeux, Senior Policy Officer for Agriculture at the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), about withdrawing the CAP and how it should be structured instead; income support, climate change, the interaction with the Green Deal and the Farm to Fork Strategy, and much more.