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New era, new challenges, new opportunities

10 Jun 2020

Chaired by Jane King, AHDB

What impact will Coronavirus have now and in the future for UK farmers, food security and global trade

• Victoria Prentis, DEFRA Minister of Agriculture, provides an update on the Government's support for farmers in light of C19 and how it will work with industry to recover and prosper. 

•  Prof Tim Benton, Chatham House, explores how food security has taken on a new imperative in light of the global pandemic and some countries moving towards food protectionism

• Minette Batters, NFU President reviews the opportunities and challenges for UK arable farmers presented by the current situation

• Dr Ludivine Petetin from Cardiff University reviews how Coronavirus and Brexit are impacting and informing the UK's food security and trading position


Jane King, CEO - AHDB
Victoria Prentis , Defra Minister
Minette Batters, NFU President
Ludivine Petetin, Senior Lecturer in Law - the School of Law and Politics of Cardiff University
Tim Benton - Chatham House




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