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Global Food Talk – Securing reliable and sustainable food systems through innovation and creativity

Join Food Nation’s Global Food Talk held in the conjunction with UN’s Innovation and Creativity Day on April 24th from 14:00-15:15 (Copenhagen, GMT +2) and meet leading high-level profiles from businesses and organisations working with innovative solutions. Find the full programme below.

The global food supply is at a turning point. As issues related to climate change, population growth, geopolitical instability and reliance on natural resources continue to exist, the need for creative and innovative solutions to food and agricultural production is abundantly clear.

Join the event and be inspired by innovative solutions, scalable actions, and partnerships for sustainable development from international stakeholders.

The main question for the talk is:

How can creativity and innovation accelerate the transition towards more sustainable food for all?

The Global Food Talk highlights how innovative and creative solutions can be significant drivers towards securing a reliable and sustainable food supply worldwide. In Denmark, research, innovation, and solid public-private partnerships drive the green shift in food and agriculture. The close collaboration across the agriculture and food value chain creates a culture where sharing knowledge is key to advancing innovation. Join the Global Food Talk to explore more about these insights and be part of the progress.



  • Opening Speech – Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Jacob Jensen 
  • Key-note SpeechJaime Adams, Senior Advisor for International Affairs & US AIM for Climate Lead, US Department of Agriculture
  • Fireside Talk 1: How do we ensure continuos innovation and development towards a more sustainable agriculture and food sector?
    • Ole Thonke, Undersecretary for Development Policy, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • Michael Zöllner, Chief Sustainability Advisor, the Export and Investment Fund of Denmark (EIFO)
  • Fireside Talk 2: How can business drivers and innovative solution accelerate the transition towards a more safe and reliable agri-food system for current and future generations?
    • Birgitte Skadhauge, Vice President, Carlsberg Research Laboratory, Carlsberg Group R&D 
    • David Henstrom, CEO, Unibio Group

Moderated by Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation Denmark

The talk will be held online
We will stream the talk online and you can access the stream here.


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