Presentations 2015

Here you can find presentation slides from Agroforum Mare Balticum 2015. 

You can download PDF files by right-clicking on the name. We will upload more presentations as soon as we get permission from the lecturers. 


April 15

Ms Eugenia Serova (Director of Rural Infrastructure and Agro-Industries Division of FAO) – Impact of Trade on Food and Energy Sustainability

Mr Aleksei Pavlenko (Minister of Agriculture of Ukraine) – Main elements of the reforms made by the new Government of the Ukraine in the agro-food sector, including strengthening international co-operation

Mr Franck Jésus (Head of the Environment Division in the Trade and Agriculture Directorate of OECD) – Efficient Policies for a Sustainable Agriculture: Progress Towards Green Growth, and Future Challenges

Mr Willi Schulz-Greve (Head of the Unit of Analysis of Trade and International Policies of European Commission) – Impact of Sanctions on Food and Energy Sustainability 

Mr Ado Lõhmus (vice-chancellor at the Ministry of the Environment) – CBSS Contribution to Food and Energy Sustainability 


Group 2 - Entrepreneurs; Main topic: Sustainable Food Production

Mr Tobias Gräs (Policy Advisor, Danish Agriculture and Food Council) – Sustainable Agriculture from a Danish Perspective

Mr Margus Ameerikas (Development Director, Balti Agro Ltd)  Energy and Carbon Balance in the Field

Mr Peter Thomsen (Consultant, Optifarm (Pilt Trading OÜ)) – Sustainability, a Way to Prepare for the Future. Facts and Experience from Danish Agriculture 

Mr Eimantas Pranauskas (Deputy Director, Lithuanian Association of Agricultural Companies)  Sustainable Agriculture from a Lithuanian Perspective


Group 3 - Universities and research institutions 

Ms Sara Almqvist (Swedish Institute) – Possibilities of International Project Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region and The Eastern Partnership Countries 

Prof Viktor Efimov (rector of St Petersburg State Agrarian University) – Methodological Prerequisites Food and Energy Sustainability 

Dr Wolfram Schaecke (Competence Centre for Nutrition, Germany)  Balanced Nutrition in our Diet

Prof Raivo Vokk (Tallinn University of Technology, Chair of Food Science) – Impact of Contemporary Food on Human Health 


Group 4 - Thematic workgroup: Efficient Use of Resources 

Ms Maria Osbeck (Research Fellow, Water management, rural development, Stockholm Environment Institute)  Nutrient Management in a Diversified Region – Experiences from Baltic COMPASS

Mr Ola Pettersson (Senior project leader JTI - Swedish Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering) – Sweden's agricultural production and supply of food at a long-term fossil fuel shortage’ 

Prof Thomas Kätterer (Professor of Systems Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, SLU) – Organic Crop Production – Ambitions and Limitations

Mr Peter Wallenberg (Expert and project leader ‘Water’, Swedish Farmers Association, LRF)  Reduction of Carbon Emissions – Improving Efficient Use of Resources in Agriculture 


Prof Dr Dr Harald von Witzke (Humboldt University)  The Value of Modern Agriculture to Society


April 16

Mr Andriy Rozstalnyy (FAO)  Global Developments and Challenges in Livestock Production

Prof David R. Arney (Estonian University of Life Sciences Animal Welfare and Food Quality

Prof Mait Kriipsalu (Estonian University of Life Sciences Food waste of tomorrow 

Dr Gaby-Fleur Böl (Head of Department of Risk Communication at the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment in Germany)  Risks with Food 

Prof Alar Astover (Estonian University of Life Sciences)  Soils within Global and Local Challenges

Prof Allan Buckwell (Institute for European Environmental Policy)  Have We Yet Discovered the Right CAP for Sustainable Agriculture?