GFFA 2020 | Kick-off Event

GFFA 2020 | Kick-off Event

The kick-off event marked the official start of the GFFA events that took place from 16 to 18 January 2020. Under the title “Food for all! Trade for Secure, Diverse and Sustainable Nutrition.”, an introduction to this year’s subject was given and its manifold facets were highlighted.


German, English, French, Portuguese

Welcoming addresses

Uwe Feiler
Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture

Margit Gottstein
State Secretary for Consumer Protection and Anti-Discrimination in the Senate for Justice, Consumer Protection and Anti-Discrimination of Berlin


Tereza Cristina Corrêa da Costa Dias
Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of the Federative Republic of Brazil

Jan Bock
Head of Purchasing at Lidl Germany

Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun
Director of the Department of Economic and Technological Change at the Center of Development Research at Bonn University, President of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and Vice-President of the Welthungerhilfe

Ertharin Cousin
Distinguished Fellow at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Visiting Scholar at the Center on Food Security and Environment at Stanford University and former Executive Director of  the UN World Food Programme (WFP)


Conny Czymoch

Recording of the Kick-off Event

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