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

Program 13.11.2013

Project FOODWEB final seminar "Sustainable Food: Collaboration for Communication and Governance" on November 13, 2013 in Riga, Latvia.

Time: 13th of November 2013 at 9.00-16.00

Location: University of Latvia main building, Small Aula, Raiña bulvàris 19, Riga, Latvia

 

Program

9.00–9.30 Registration with coffee

9.30–9.40 Opening. Dr. Sirpa Kurppa, FOODWEB Project Leader, MTT, Finland

 

9.40–12.00 Session 1. Governance: vertical governance levels and collaboration

National & Baltic Sea Region/European Union level

Food sustainability in EU and the Baltic Sea: Who decides what we eat?

Dr. Sirpa Kurppa, FOODWEB project leader, MTT, Finland

 

Regional level

High added value and healthy food cluster in Vidzeme - networking in the Baltic Sea Region

Kristaps Roèàns, project manager, Vidzeme Planning Region, Latvia

 

Local level

Food governance and communication: role and possibilities of municipality

Dr. Ilga Zïlniece, University of Latvia, Latvia

 

Household level

Environment on the platter - how to reach households?

Kaisa Härmälä, development manager, Martha NGO, Finland

 

12.00–12.30 Panel discussion

Facilitator: Dr. Sirpa Kurppa.

Panelists: Kristaps Roèàns, Kaisa Härmälä, Pilvi Kolk, Ilga Zïlniece.

 

12.30–13.30 Lunch

 

13.30–16.00 Session 2: Communication instruments and collaboration

Information

Adverse health effects of environmental pollutants: need for risk analysis

Anja Hallikainen, senior researcher, Evira, Finland

 

Education

How to teach and how to reach?

Eva-Liisa Orula, University of Tartu, and Triinu Vakmann, Science Centre AHHAA

 

Participation

Sustainable Food Consumption: NGO Perspective

Dr. Jànis Brizga, NGO Green Liberty, Latvia

 

Behaviour

Changing prospects of City Gardening in Tartu through citizen initiatives

Siim Vatalin, NGO Tartu Organic Garden, Estonia

 

16.00 Closing discussions on FOODWEB project products, with coffee

Program 13.11.2013 Project FOODWEB final seminar "Sustainable Food: Collaboration for Communication and Governance" on November 13, 2013 in Riga, Latvia.