Press

Welcome to the Forum's press corner. On this page you will find media statements, photographs, the Forum logo and other relevant information for media use.

Accreditation

Participation for the members of press and media to the Forum does not require special accreditation. However we invite those in journalism to register before the event on the online registration platform and to indicate press/media as “Sector of activity”.

Press statements and summaries

2022

March 15, 2022 | Summary: Annual Conference Session 1 - Integrating climate mitigation and biodiversity regeneration in food system transformation Read session summary >

March 15, 2022 | Summary: Annual Conference Session 2 - Unlocking greater collaboration between the EU and Member States to deliver food system transformation Read session summary >

March 15, 2022 | Summary: Annual Conference Session 3 - Food price mechanisms: How does the food system pay for its true cost transformation? Read session summary >

March 15, 2022 | Summary: Annual Conference Session 4 - Making healthy food the easier choice Read session summary >

March 15, 2022 | Summary: Annual Conference Session 5 - Annual Conference closing session Read session summary >

2021

May 26, 2021 | Press Release: FFA2021Regional Event  Read press release >

March 23, 2021 | Summary: Annual Conference Session 1 - Introduction and renewing leadership within the food system  Read session summary >

March 23, 2021 | Summary: Annual Conference Session 2 - Making the food system climate resilient  Read session summary >

March 16, 2021 | Summary: Farm to Fork Strategy: building a sustainable EU Food system framework: share responsibility equally Read session summary >

March 16, 2021 | Summary: Will the European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) deliver for society? Read session summary >

2020

June, 2020 | Media Invitation: Food system resilience, sustainability and the COVID-19 crisis: Looking ahead to the German Presidency of the EU English > German >

March 11, 2020 | FFA announcement of cancellation of FFA2020 following escalation of COVID-19 Coronavirus More >

Previous years

Dec 2019 | FFA announces new partnerships to drive ideas and thinking for a more sustainable food and agriculture system More >

FFA2018 Regional Forum, Ukraine - Meeting the food and environmental challenge – an open dialogue. English > Ukraine >

FFA2018 Regional Forum, Finland - High ambitions for the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). English > Finnish >

FFA2018 - Healthy farming, healthy food, healthy future. More >

FFA2017 Regional Forum, Bulgaria - Calls for an economically viable and environmentally sustainable future for European agriculture. More >

FFA2017 - Time for solutions More >

FFA2017 Regional Forum, Reims - FFA Regional urges European Agriculture to turn challenges into opportunities. More >

FFA2016 Regional Forum, Vienna - Forum calls for actions and collaboration to meet societal expectations of European agriculture. English> German>

FFA2016 - Not business as usual – UN SDGs and Forum demand action and collaboration. More >

FFA2015 calls on farmers, industry and NGOs to rebuild trust and recognize their common objectives for sustainable agriculture. More >

FFA2014 calls for the prioritisation of innovation and knowledge transfer to accelerate the drive for safety and sustainability in agriculture. More >

FFA2013 urges political leaders to address imbalances in the global agri-food system. More >

FFA2012 calls for ambitious EU agricultural policy fit for the 21st century. More >

FFA2011 calls for an ambitious CAP Reform to deliver sustainable food production for Europe and the world. More >

Photographs

Below is a selection of images from the 2022 Forum that can be used for press or media purposes. Click on an image to open full size photograph then right click and choose "Save image as..." to save the image for use.
ForumforAg 2022 – Janez Potočnik
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ForumforAg 2022 – Janez Potočnik
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ForumforAg 2022 – Janez Potočnik
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ForumforAg 2022 – Per Espen Stoknes
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ForumforAg 2022 – Per Espen Stoknes
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ForumforAg 2022 – Per Espen Stoknes
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ForumforAg 2022
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ForumforAg 2022 – Session 1 panel
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ForumforAg 2022 – Alberto Arroyo Schnell
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ForumforAg 2022 – Dirk Jacobs
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ForumforAg 2022 – Robert Horster
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ForumforAg 2022 – Geneviève Pons
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ForumforAg 2022 – Geneviève Pons
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ForumforAg 2022 – Maciej Golubiewski
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ForumforAg 2022 – Session 2 panel
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ForumforAg 2022 – Achim Irimescu
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ForumforAg 2022 – Zeno Piatti
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ForumforAg 2022 – Prof. Peter Pickel
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ForumforAg 2022 – Máximo Torero Cullen
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ForumforAg 2022 – Pavan Sukhdev
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ForumforAg 2022 – Máximo Torero Cullen & Pavan Sukhdev
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ForumforAg 2022 – Session 3 panel
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ForumforAg 2022 – Poppy Eyre
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ForumforAg 2022 – Cliona Howie del Río
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ForumforAg 2022 – Julia Riss
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ForumforAg 2022 – Stella Kyriakides
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ForumforAg 2022 – Session 4 panel
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ForumforAg 2022 – Jack Bobo
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ForumforAg 2022 – Katrien Verbeke
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ForumforAg 2022 – Pascal Lamy
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ForumforAg 2022 – Amina J. Mohammed
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The Forum logo

logo

The butterfly, the air, and the land
The centrepiece of our new logo is a butterfly which symbolises the urgent need for greater sustainability overall, and especially to protect and enhance biodiversity. A butterfly already featured in our original logo – but our new one has evolved to become multi-dimensional. Look closely and you can see the butterfly change into a landscape. The top, pale blue half, is the sky and the green lower half is fields of crops and forests.

Why a butterfly?
We chose to include a butterfly in our logo many years ago because their presence indicates the health of an ecosystem.
We feel their role is more important than ever in a world facing biodiversity loss.

The colours of nature
We have carefully chosen colours for our new branding that represent the importance of nature in tackling climate change, halting biodiversity loss, protecting water, and transforming our food systems to provide nutritious, healthy and safe food for the growing global population.

Forum colors

Growth green: Emphasizes that agriculture needs to be regenerative, protecting our environment while providing food security.

Air and water blue: Draws attention to the potential for agriculture to capture carbon from the air to mitigate climate change and highlights the importance of water in agriculture.

Earth orange: Highlights the importance of healthy soil in capturing carbon and maintaining crop yields.

Our name and our purpose bring continuity
We are still the Forum for the Future of Agriculture (Forum for Ag in brief). Our purpose is as true today as when we were formed – to be the place where agriculture and environment meet for an open dialogue. We have kept this statement in our new logo, linking our evolution with our history.

To read the full story of our new logo click here

B-roll video

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