Leading Industry Experts to Meet in Amsterdam to Discuss Global Food Sustainability Issues

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LONDON, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Challenges facing the global agricultural community are now greater than ever, with immediate solutions required for climate change, population growth and the need to sustainably manage the world's rapidly growing demand for energy and water.

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In an effort to address these and other pressing issues, leading international experts from the agrochemical and crop industry, key policymakers and regulators are meeting in Amsterdam on 29-30 October to take part in 4thAnnual CropWorld Global 2013 Conference to share practical and innovative solutions to these global concerns.

Taking place in conjunction with the world's largest agricultural trade show, CropWorld Global, the Conference will emphasise the latest developments in the industry's key segments: Crop Production, Crop Protection, Water Resource and Irrigation, Agricultural R&D, Plant Breeding, Agriculture in Developing Countries, Global Food Security and Agricultural Supply Chain.

The CropWorld Global 2013 Conference programme was uniquely designed to explore the best practices in all of the industry's crucial segments. The breakthrough findings will be shared by a range of distinguished international speakers, including:

  • Salvatore Amodeo, Trade Policy Advisor on Biotechnology - Europe & Asia, Office of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Textile Affairs, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State (USA)
  • Robert Sturdy, Member, European Parliament (United Kingdom)
  • Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (UK)
  • Igor Teslenko, Marketing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa, DuPont Crop Protection (USA)
  • Jan Kees Vis, Global Director Sustainable Sourcing Development, Unilever R&D (Netherlands)
  • Peter Erik Ywema, General Manager, Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform (Belgium)

Together with the main show gathering over 800 exhibitors including KeyGene NV, Zelam Limited, NSure, Food & Environment Research Agency (FERA) and Denka International BV, this event promises to set the scene for sharing valuable expertise, knowledge and ideas amongst the world leading industry players.

CropWorld Global 2013 is a truly remarkable event, enabling the agricultural community to share groundbreaking solutions to feeding the world in a sustainable and productive way.

To download the conference brochure including a list of the expert speakers and to register please visit: http://www.cropworld-global.com/

CropWorld Global 2013 is being organised by UBM in association with the British Crop Production Council (BCPC). UBM uses its experience in overseas markets to complement and build on the annual CropWorld conferences and exhibitions by running regional events in the key crop producing geographic regions of the world.

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About BCPC

British Crop Production Council (BCPC) and publishers promotes the use of science and technology in the understanding and application of effective and sustainable crop production.

Any enquiries regarding BCPC visit http://www.bcpc.org

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