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In our last interview from the Future of Agriculture series, we have to Franz Fischler, former European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, and now Chairman of the Rise Foundation, an organisation that supports rural development. The main focus of his position on the future development of the European agricultural sector is on the… » read more

Posted by Helen Dunnett

Another interview from the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (see previous posts below), this time with James S. Shikwati, an expert in African agriculture and Managing Director of Inter Region Economic Network (IREN), a think-tank based in Kenya that aims to develop strategies to bring prosperity to the African continent. We asked Mr Shikwati… » read more

Posted by Helen Dunnett

At the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (see previous posts below) we spoke to Luca Montaranella, who is with the Land Management and Natural Hazards Unit at the Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES). The IES is part of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Comission, its role being to provide scientific… » read more

Posted by Helen Dunnett