Planet Diversity World Congress on the Future of Food and Agriculture


Tuesday, 13 May, 11:30-16:00

Rediscover the plant: A scientific and ethical discourse organised by Florianne Koechlin

Indigenous livestock breeds and livelihoods in marginal areas organised by the League for Pastoral People, Schweißfurth Foundation

Building Knowledge around Biodiversity organised by ILEIA, AS-PTA, IED and AME

Women's Action for Biodiversity organised by Women and Life on Earth and Women in Europe for a Common Future

Health impacts of GMOs organised by the Federation of ecological physicists

Farmer based seed adaption strategies and climate change organised by Protect the Future,  Red de Semillas, Reseau Semences Paysanne, ICARDA

Key issues of the official biosafety negotiations this week - NGO strategies and input organised by Ecoropa, Globelaw, Washington Biotechnology Action Council, Greenpeace

Agro-ecology, A different approach to agricultural productivity organised by the Federation of German Scientists

A new paradigm for agriculture?, The UN International Agricultural Assessment, IAASTD organised by Greenpeace

Wednesday, 14 May, 11:30-16:00

Can organic farming feed the world? organised by EED, IFOAM and Partners

Codex Alimentarius and GMOs organised by Greenpeace, Washington Biotechnology Action Council

Nanotechnology and synthetic biology organised by the Platform Health and Environment

GMOs in Africa

GMOs in Asia

GMOs in Latin America organised by the Fundacion Sociedades Sustentables

GMOs in Europe organised by Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth

GMOs in Australo-Pacific organised by the Conservation Council of Western Australia, GE Free New Zealand

No Patent on Life organised by Scouting Biotechnology and "No Patents on Life"

On-farm and in-garden seed conservation and education organised by Arche Noah

Benefit sharing? Legitimising the Commodification of Nature and Knowledge organised by Thanal and the African Centre for Biosafety

Knowledge Transfer among Generations organised by students from University of Kassel, Organic Agricultural Sciences Witzenhausen

Thursday, 15 May, 12:00-16:30

GMO contamination and Food Sovereignty organised by EED and Partners

Diversity of Science organised by Fondation Sciences Citoyennes

Seeds: Community commons, private control and public domain organised by Coordination Paysanne Européenne/Via Campesina, IG Saatgut

Crops for Fuels? organised by Eco-Nexus, Federation of German Scientists, Friend of the Earth, Food First, FBOMS

GMO free world perspectives organised by GENET

Women, Diversity and Agriculture organised by Women and Life on Earth and Women in Europe for a Common Future

Urban gardens and urban agriculture organised by AS-PTA

Agricultural Trade and Diversity organised by Misereor, Heinrich Boell Foundation and partners

Climate Change and Organic Agriculture organised by IFOAM

Genetically Engineered Trees organised by Global Justice Ecology Project

The "Livestock Revolution", Impacts of industrial livestock farming in Europe, Asia, Latin America, organised by Aseed and Corporatewatch

Terminator Technologies, organised by Gen-ethical network, Germany


Local Organising Committee