Baltic environment, food and health:
from habits to awareness.

Footprints of Food: from Data to Awareness

10th of October 2012 Tallinn, Estonia

Project FOODWEB organises an international seminar “Footprints of Food: from Data to Awareness” on 10th of October 2012 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The seminar is focused on interaction of food and environment, and environmental impacts of food production. How to proceed from food related data to awareness about healthy and sustainable food is also under discussion. The aim of the seminar is to provide information and also to create discussion between food chain organisations, state officials, NGOs as well as consumers.

When? 

10th of October 2012 at 10:00-17:30

 

Where? 

Nordic Hotel Forum (Viru väljak 3, Tallinn, Estonia)

 

Who should participate? 

Food chain organisations (farmers, producers, retailers, stakeholders, distributors etc.), environmental and food related NGOs, consumers and other related parties from Finland, Estonia and Latvia.

 

Topics 

Session 1 “What do we know about environmental impacts of food?”

Food production is a major driver of climate change, land use change and biodiversity loss. In this session we'll have an overview of the global situation and map consumer choices which can make a positive difference.

 

Session 2 “What kind of public data is available?”

Overview about different public data sources about food and environment.

 

Session 3 “How to make sense of all that data?”

Examples about using data to create understandable public information.

 

Session 4 “From data to awareness”

What do people know about food and environment and how to explain these topics interactively?

 

Open discussion

 

Detailed program: http://foodweb.ut.ee/Program_139.htm

 

Presentations and discussion are in English. We are providing simultaneous translation into Estonian.

 

NB! Organisers have the right to make changes in the program.

 

Registration 

Participants can register from 10th of September until 1st of October 2012.

Registration form: https://www.ut.ee/survey/index.php?sid=96318&lang=en

Participating is free of charge.

Please notice that the number of participants is limited.

 

Organisers 

MTT Agrifood Research Finland

Finnish Environment Institute

University of Tartu (Estonia)

Science Centre Ahhaa (Estonia)

University of Latvia

 

Seminar takes place within the framework of the project “FOODWEB - Baltic environment, food and health: from habits to awareness”. It is funded by ERDF and supported by Central Baltic Interreg IV A programme 2007-2013.

 

Contact and information: 

Eva-Liisa Orula

University of Tartu

+372 5342 2139

 

About project FOODWEB

Web page: http://foodweb.ut.ee/

Facebook page: FoodWeb

Footprints of Food: from Data to Awareness