SEMINAR – Nordic Food Transition

On Thursday 26 August 2021 from 13:00 to 15:30 CET, Airclim organized an online seminar to present their report Nordic Food Transition – low emission opportunities in agriculture“. The seminar was held in English. There was the opportunity to ask questions to the presenters during the seminar.

The report consists of:

  • 8 case-studies of pioneers in sustainable food production
  • 40 policy recommendations for climate-friendly farming

Program 
13.00 Welcome
Keynote from Christian Bugge Henriksen, Associate Professor and Research Group Leader, Climate and Food Safety, University of Copenhagen

13.20 Real-life examples – farmers and companies doing something extra for the green transition of food production
CASE: Organic Plant Protein – Presentation by Ulrich Kern-Hansen, Founder and CEO
CASE: Sjöholm’s farm – Presentation by Kajsa Resare Sahlin, PhD student at Stockholm Resilience Center
CASE: Naturli ’- Presentation by Henrik Lund, CEO

SHORT BREAK

14.15 Recommendations and debate
Recommendations from the project Nordic Food in Change – Presentation by Annika Lund Gade, Adviser in the Council for Green Conversion
Panel discussion: Representatives from agriculture, the food industry, consumers, retail and civil society debate how we ensure a green transition of food production and consumption in the Nordic countries
The debate was moderated by Thomas Hebsgaard, Climate Writer at Zetland

15.30 Thank you for today

For questions about the event: Annika Lund Gade, annika@rgo.dk or Kajsa Pira, kajsa.pira@airclim.org
For questions about the registration: Julie Abrahams, julie@rgo.dk