For the 3rd year, the International Tech For Food Symposium will occur at the International Agriculture Show in Paris to highlight numerous initiatives involving new technologies to enhance agricultural development and food security in South countries.
Tech for Food 2009 : India as honour guest
The 2009 edition will take place on the 25th of February with India as honour guest. In the years 50-70, India set up successfully the green revolution and it is nowadays precursor in using new technologies for agriculture. The Symposium will emphasize the lessons to be learned from these indian experiences. One of the Symposium important moments will be the lecture by Professor Kesavan, from the Swaminathan Research Foundation which lead the "evergreen revolution" based on the principles of social inclusion in the access to technologies, in order to enhance the income of farmers and protect the environment.
Tech for Food : share and broadcast knowledges
The event will count with presentations of initiatives using new technologies for agricultural development, debates between experts and participants and also launchings of ground actions :
New technologies : driving force for agricultural development
Initiated by the press group TV AGRI, Tech for Food was joined by renowned partners such as FARM (Foundation for world agriculture and rural life), CNES (French space agency, BASF or the French Ministry of Research.
For further information and registration : TFF 2009