East Netherlands

Programme Workshop Climate Neutral and Circular Food Production

EWRC, 21 October 2020, 9.30-11.00

Watch our online session: Climate neutral and circular food production 

Plenary speakers :

Moderator : Jochen Froebrich, Wageningen University and Research Centre

Start : movie Smart Food Production East Netherlands

  • Nelly Kalfs, mayor of Lingewaard municipality. Topic :  Smart Food Production in East Netherlands

Opinion polls

  • Gijs Schilthuis, Head of Unit C1 (policy perspectives) DG Agriculture and Rural Development. Topic : F2F strategy en funding opportunities
  • Jean Benoit Bel, programme manager ACR plus. Topic : the DECISIVE project


Break out sessions (40 minutes)


1. Energy Neutral Food Production

Moderator : Jochen Froebrich

3 minute pitches by :

  • Jan Taks, NEXTgarden 
  • Gerard Selman, Gelderse Poort (region Rivierenland)
  • Loredana Torsello, regio Toscana, Executive director CoSviG – Consortium for Development of Geothermal Areas


2. Preventing Foodwaste

Moderator : Geert Ritsema, region Arnhem Nijmegen

3 minute pitches by :

  • Toine Timmermans, programma manager Wageningen University and Research Centre and director of the Dutch Foundation against Food waste
  • Susanna Freitas, LIPOR (Portugal) “Go local. “Go local ! How a local approach can help to prevent waste”. 
  • Harriette Laurijsen, Food4Care, about prevention of foodwaste and local sourcing of food in the Radboud UMC hospital in Nijmegen


3. Protein Revolution

Moderators : Anneke Galama and Sanne van Laar, Region Food valley


3 minuten pitches by :

  • Laura Star, Poultry Expertise Centre/ AERES University of Applied Sciences
  • Anne-Jo Smits, AERES University of Applied Sciences
  • Walter Jansen, director Amusca, company that uses insects to produce meat


Plenary wrap up  (10 minutes)

Interview Jochen Froebrich with rapporteurs break out sessions. Conclusions by Nelly Kalfs.


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