Food Security – How the War in Europe is Challenging the Global Food System[EN]

July 16, 2022 from 11:45 am to 13:15 pm

Description: This session will bring together different experts and practitioners to talk about the consequences, short and long term, of the war in Ukraine on food security. It will also explore what are the options for political and policy changes in the near future focusing on both medium and long term solutions. 


  • Prof. Paulina Kramarz, Jagiellonian University 

Associate Professor at Jagiellonian University in the Institute of Environmental Sciences, is co-author of publications on the ecology of terrestrial invertebrates, related to ecotoxicology, GMO crops and biological crop protection. Her current research interests include evolutionary and ecological aspects of insect physiology and popularization of science. She cooperates with non-governmental organizations and grassroots movements. She co-created the popular science portal Nauka dla Przyrody (Science for Nature).


  • Dagmar Tutschek (moderator) 

Dagmar has been a GEF Board Member since 2019 and Co-President since 202. She has played a decisive role in shaping the Austrian Green Foundation over the past 15 years. As Director and chairperson of the Board she successfully supported the repositioning process of the Austrian Greens in 2018 followed by the relaunch of the Foundation in 2019. Dealing with contradictions and building bridges between science, politics and civil society are her daily inspirations.


  • Harriet Clayton

Advisor for the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, on the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, and previously also on the Inquiry Committee on Animal Transport. With a background in political sciences, Harriet advises on agricultural issues ranging from animal welfare and trade to statistics and EU agricultural spending.



  • Prof. Olena Borodina, Ukrainian Academy of Science 


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