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The 2020 EU Agricultural Outlook conference

The sixth EU Agricultural Outlook conference took place on 16 and 17 December 2020 as an online conference.

  • rural development | common agricultural policy | agricultural market
  • -
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available

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Watch the video highlights of the 2020 edition of the yearly Agricultural outlook conference, organized by the European Commission on 16 and 17 December 2020.

Recordings of the conference sessions

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2020 EU Agricultural Outlook conference agenda
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(1.89 MB - PDF)
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2020 EU Agricultural Outlook conference – Biographies of speakers
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(2.84 MB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 2: Beth Bechdol (FAO)
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(1.04 MB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 2: Lonneke Knipscher (Deloitte)
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(753.78 KB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 2: Marcel Weber (REWE Group)
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(641.92 KB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 3: Lone Andersen (Organic farmer)
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(646.93 KB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 3: Imke J.M. de Boer (Wageningen University and Research)
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(863.51 KB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 3: Isabelle Laurencin (Triodos Investment Management)
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(672.66 KB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 3: Wojtek Mejor (Dobrze Food Co-op, Warsaw)
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(1.26 MB - PDF)
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Day 1 session 4: Anne-Katrin Bock, Maciej Krzysztofowicz, Jennifer Rudkin, Vera Winthagen (European Commission, JRC)
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Day 2 session 5: Marion Jansen (Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD)
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(663.49 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 5: Tassos Haniotis (DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission)
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(482.86 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 5: Richard Herbert (Europanel)
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(593.37 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 5: Coline Laurent (Connecting Food)
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(2 MB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 6: Barthélemy Lanos (DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission)
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(529.01 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 6: Asbjorn Borsting (FEFAC)
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(1.06 MB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 6: Amparo Lobato (Kellogg Iberia)
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(420.81 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 7: Marijke van Schagen (Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission)
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(344.71 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 7: Beate Huber (FiBL)
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(437.32 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 7: Vincent Thoen (Ahold Delhaize)
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(822.16 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 7: Raphaël Martinez (Vergers)
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(82.94 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 7: Sophie Pallas (Oenologues de France)
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(866.15 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 8: Andrea Capkovicova (DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission)
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(345.1 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 8: Robert Erhard (Nestlé)
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(2.18 MB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 8: Jean Luc Bordeau (Lactalis Ingredients)
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(622.28 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 8: Terro Hemmilä (HKScan)
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(661.78 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 8: Jan Huijgen (Farmer)
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(683.96 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 9: Dangiris Nekrasius (DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission)
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(566.87 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 9: Pascale Giry (CESF)
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(393.06 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 9: Geraldine Kutas (European Crop Protection Association)
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(242.62 KB - PDF)
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Day 2 session 9: Bernd Kuepker (DG Energy, European Commission)
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(405.67 KB - PDF)
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Programme

  1. 16 Dec 2020,
    01:50 PM - 02:00 PM CET


    Day 1 – Next generation EU agriculture
    Introduction by moderator

  2. 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM CET

    Session 1 – Opening plenary
    Opening speeches
    Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
    Janusz Wojciechowski, European Commissioner for Agriculture
    Video messages – the CAP co-legislators
    Julia Klöckner, Federal Minister for Food and Agriculture Germany, Council Presidency
    Norbert Lins, Member of European Parliament

  3. 02:35 PM - 03:40 PM CET

    Session 2 – Lessons learnt from the crisis: vulnerabilities and opportunities for the EU agri-food sector

  4. 03:40 PM - 04:45 PM CET

    Session 3 – A green recovery for the EU agricultural sector

  5. 04:45 PM - 04:50 PM CET

    Coffee break – Virtual networking break

  6. 04:50 PM - 05:50 PM CET

    Session 4 – Next generation EU farmers: the Farmers of the future foresight study results

  7. 05:50 PM - 05:55 PM CET

    Concluding remarks
    Wolfgang Burtscher, Director-General, Department for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission

  8. 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM CET

    Networking sessions

  9. 17 Dec 2020,
    09:00 AM - 09:45 AM CET

    Day 2 – EU agricultural outlook 2020Session 5 – General situation
    Wrap up Day 1 and Outlook Day

  10. 09:45 AM - 11:00 AM CET

    Session 6
    The agricultural outlook for arable crops – cereals and oilseeds
    Session 7
    The agricultural outlook for specialised crops – wine, olive oil, apples, peaches, nectarines and tomatoes

  11. 11:00 AM - 11:15 AM CET

    Coffee break

  12. 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM CET

    Session 8
    The agricultural outlook for meat and dairy
    Session 9
    The agricultural outlook for sugar and biofuels

  13. 12:45 PM - 01:00 PM CET

    Concluding remarks
    María de los Ángeles Benitez Salas, Deputy Director-General, Department for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission

Practical information

When
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Where
Online only
Who should attend
AGRI stakeholders
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
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