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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

15/10/2014: Agriculture and aquaculture experts gather in Munich for the World Nutrition Forum 2014

Nutritionists and experts in agriculture and aquaculture are gathering in Munich, Germany for the 6th World Nutrition Forum with the theme of 'Sustain:Ability'.

In his opening message welcoming delegates Andreas Kern, Chief Executive Office of Biomin, says that almost 10 years have passed since the first world forum in Salzburg in 2004. Over this period the forum has established itself as a high-profile event on the international nutrition calendar.
 
Andreas Kern, CEO Biomin

"We look foreard to continuing this legacy further. By focusing on sustain:ability we will open the stage to both interesting and challenging discussions, addressing many of those topics that will shape our industry in the years to come," he says.

The plenary session tomorrow morning will hear topics as wide-ranging as 2052 - A global forecast for the next 40 years; Intensifying agricultural production - Measuring the key performance indicators for a sustainable future and Worldwide regulation and harmonisation. Tomorrow afternoon will see delegates select from four breakout sessions from aquaculture to ruminants to poultry to swine.

The final day will bring everyone back into the plenary for a presentation on managing complexity and a expert panel discussion followed by a mycotoxin session. After lunch the group will meet for a workshop on the conclusions of the Future Agenda and Feeding 9 Billion - How to maintain the planet.

International Aquafeed is attending the event and will be reporting on key discussions through The Aquacultureists over the next two days and in the next edition of the magazine.

Read more HERE.

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