Roundtable on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture

logos of the RINEA and the CAAST-Net plus projects The RINEA and CAAST-Net Plus projects jointly organised a roundtable titled 'Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA): The role of Private Sector Institutions, Non-Governmental and Philanthropic Organisations' in Brussels, Belgium on 2 October 2015.

The roundtable brought together stakeholders interested in exploring the challenges of FNSSA. They discussed the potential contributions of the public, private, and philanthropic sectors to this challenge and talked about opportunities for joint actions between these sectors.

The participants identified current food security and sustainable agricultur activities in African science, technology and innovation, as well as obstacles for cooperation between the sectors, and conditions for their cooperation.

Representatives from the public and private sectors, and from research institutions took part in the event.


On 2 October, the RINEA project (of which the DLR Project Management Agency is the coordinator) organised a workshop on 'Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture' in Brussels. In their function as editors of the project's website, DLR agreed to upload the presentations held during this event to this website for download in pdf format subject to the expressed consent of the speakers concerned. DLR, as the uploading entity, has not monitored the contents of these presentations in any way. In case of incorrect contents, copyright infringements or other violations of the law, please contact Dr Kerstin Silvestre Garcia, DLR Project Management Agency, European and International Cooperation, Any offending material will be removed immediately.