Session 2 – 29 januari

Den andra halvdagens program för symposiet Global Outlook – Future Competition for Land and Water handlar om möjligheter och utmaningar inom lantbrukssektorn för jordbrukare, forskare och näringsliv


Programme Tuesday 29 January 14.00–17.00

Moderator: Dr. Bo Andersson, Vice President of KSLA (Video)


Dr. Robert Thompson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he held the Gardner Endowed Chair in Agricultural Policy. Dr. Thompson was formerly Dean of Agriculture at Purdue University and Director of Rural Development at the World Bank. He is now a Visiting Scholar at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC.
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Prof. John Pickett is Michael Elliott Distinguished Research Fellow and Scientific Leader of Chemical Ecology at Rothamsted Research, north of London, which has initiated and implemented research in cropping systems and soil science since 1843. Prof. Pickett is Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham and Honorary Member of the Academic Staff at the University of Reading.
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Dr. of Veterinary Medicine h.c. Marit Paulsen is a EU-parliamentarian from Sweden. The focus and commitment of her political work has been on issues regarding production and consumption of food from a Swedish as well as from an EU perspective. She is the vice chair in the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Parliament.

MSc Agriculture Elisabeth Gauffin runs a dairy farm together with her family 70 km north of Stockholm. Their farm, in collaboration with seven other farms, markets their dairy products in the Stockholm area under their own brand. She is the chairman of KRAV, the Swedish member organization of IFOAM, the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements, and she has been vice chairman of Federation of Swedish Farmers (LRF) and a member of the board of Arla FoodsAmba.

Dr.  Bo Andersson, moderator, is the vice president of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry. In the early 1980s he upheld an appointed professorship in farm business administration at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and is today retired from a position as Senior Vice President at Swedbank, one of Sweden’s largest banks.