The European food industry: Increasing resilience and strengthening food security

The agriculture and food industry, (the largest European manufacturing sector, in jobs and value according to European Commission), faces more challenges than ever before. How can we produce more by using less? How can we brace against volatilities in the market and increase resilience?

Experts from politics, science, business and risk engineering deliver their insights in this webinar – watch it below.

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Read the presentation slides by the speakers below

Digitalization in agriculture

Pal O Stormorken, VP, Partnership Strategy, Yara Digital Farming

Sustainability and biodiversity in the world food system

Nina Buchmann, Dept Head Environmental Systems Science, World Food System Center

Role of agriculture insurance in Europe

Juerg Trueb, Head Weather, Agro & MGA Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Regulatory change to the EU Common Agriculture Policy

Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development

This webinar, in collaboration with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions was the first in a series of 10, and welcomed 150 participants – from European risk and insurance decision makers, to industry managers and experts – across the entire food and beverage value chain. 

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Juerg Trueb

Head Weather, Agro & MGA, Environmental & Commodity Markets & MGA

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Nina Buchmann

Head of the Department of Environmental Systems Science; Founding Chair of the World Food System Center

ETH Zurich