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Green Week 2015



Results of the GFFA 2014





Food Security



What is the GFFA?

General information

The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference that focuses on central questions concerning the future of the global agri-food industry. It is held during International Green Week (IGW) and will be taking place in its current shape for the seventh time. The forum gives representatives from the worlds of politics, business, science and civil society an opportunity to share ideas and enhance political understanding on a selected topic of current agricultural policy within the context of food security.
The GFFA is organised by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) in cooperation with GFFA Berlin e.V., the Senate of Berlin and Messe Berlin GmbH.
Specific aspects of the GFFA's main theme will be explored in more detail in various expert panel discussions and working groups.
The GFFA theme and further information to the GFFA 2015 will be published soon at this website.

Results of the GFFA 2014

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Review of the GFFA 2014


Berlin Agriculture Ministers´ Summit

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The participating Ministers of the Berlin Agriculture Ministers´ Summit 2014

At the 6th Berlin Agriculture Ministers' Summit, Ministers from 65 States underlined their firm resolution to eradicate hunger and malnutrition and to realize the human right to food. They said that, in the light of the "International Year of Family Farming" called by the United Nations, particular attention should be given to the needs of family farms in the agricultural sector.


International GFFA-Panel


Panelists of the International GFFA - Panel

The International GFFA - Panel featured high-level representatives from politics, science, research and civil society discussing ways to overcome hunger and malnutrition through an efficient and resilient agricultural sector.


Working Meetings & Expert Panel Discussions

Within the scope of the GFFA, a number of different organisers from politics, industry, science and civil society therefore hosted a total of 21 expert panel discussions, inviting participants to discuss this core subject from different angles and as it related to different regions.

The European Commission, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the Environmental Programme of the United Nations and the World Bank participated with own working meetings in the GFFA.

Kick-off Event

For the first time, an official kick-off event was held to mark the start of the discussions between high-level experts of the global agri-food sector from politics, industry, science and civil society that took place from 16 to 18 January 2014.