Policy panel: “EU policies and global FNS”

European policies affecting global markets. What is a balanced strategy towards EU policies affecting FNS through their impact on global agricultural markets? Good soils, water, biodiversity are determinants of long term food and nutrition security but EU agricultural policy does a poor job at protecting natural capital. EU agricultural, bioenergy and environmental policies have indirect global impacts that must be taken into account. EU trade policy has ambiguous food security and environmental impacts that should be considered explicitly in sustainability impact assessments for their combined implications for FNS.

On the Policy Panel

Introduction and moderator: Johan Swinnen (KU Leuven)

Panelists: Mahendra Dev (IGIDR), Jean-Pierre Halkin (DG-DEVCO), Tassos Haniotis (DG AGRI)

Agriculture, trade and climate actionJean-Christophe Bureau (INRA) on alignment of European farm & trade policies with FNS

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The effectiveness and coordination of EU aid for food and nutrition security Lara Cockx (KU Leuven) on greater impact of EU development aid

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