Tim Lang

Category: Agricultural transformation: a global perspective


Tim Lang is Professor of Food Policy at City, University of London’s Centre for Food Policy. He was a hill farmer in Lancashire UK in the 1970s which confirmed his interest food as a link for health, environment, culture and political economy. He was food advisor to the EU Environment Commissioner (1988), food commissioner on the UK Sustainable Development Commission (2006-11), and a member of UK Council of Food Policy Advisors (2008-10), London Food Board advising the Mayor of London (since 2009). His latest book is Sustainable Diets (with Pamela Mason) published March 31 2017!

Other speakers in this session

Hélène Ryckmans

Hélène Ryckmans is MP for the ECOLO party in the parliaments of Wallonia, of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, and the federal Senate since 2014.

Stina Bergström

I have been a member of the Green Party since the middle of the 90s. I have my roots in the environmental movement (Friends of the Earth). I am the party spokesperson for the environment, climate and agriculture. Member of the Committee on Environment and Agriculture in the Parliament.

Sanya Smith

Sanya studied economics and law and she analyses the implications of trade and investment agreements on various laws, policies and sectors including agriculture.

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Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool
Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP, United Kingdom

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30 March - 2 April 2017

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