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21-06-2016 - Improving European Plant Protein Supplies

AGRI 23-06-2016 - 11:40

Poster Poster

AGRI organised a hearing on "Improving European Plant protein supplies". Five experts were invited to address Members and reply to their questions: Prof. Dr. Bernhard C. Schäfer, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Dr. Andrzej Gąsowski, Institute of Political Science of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Poland; Matthias Krön, Danube Soya Association, Austria; Maria Pelletier, Moulin Marion, France and David Mc Naughton, Soya UK, United Kingdom.

Location : Building József Antall, room 4Q2, European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels, Belgium


Part 1: Protein Plants and their Role in Europe

      Grain legumes – Chances of Protein Supply - B. C. Schäfer, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany
      Failures of Common Agricultural and Possible Solutions - A. Gąsowski, Wyszynski University, Poland

Part 2: Concrete Experiences across the EU

      Crop Diversification with Legumes and the European Protein Transition - M. Krön, Danube soya Association, Austria
      Towards Sustainable Plant Protein Supply in Organic Feed Production - M. Pelletier, Moulin Marion, France
      The Best Options for Reducing Reliance on Imported Proteins within the EU - D. Mc Naughton, Soya UK Ltd, UK