Event

GLF Bonn

GLF Bonn Digital Conference 2020:
Food in the time of crises

Human health and livelihoods depend on planetary health. So, how can we feed a growing global population without eating the planet? The 2020 theme of GLF is “Food and Livelihoods.” Today, food systems are one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions, a main driver of deforestation and the greatest threat to biodiversity. We need to transform the way we produce food and, as the COVID-19 pandemic is showing, we need to start now.

Crop Trust Sessions

Inspirational talk with Stefan Schmitz, Crop Trust Executive Director

What happens in one corner of the world has implications in another. The present global pandemic makes this clear. We live in an interdependent world. And if we want to change our food system, we, as a global community, must work together. We face several challenges with our current food system, but for the Crop Trust, safeguarding and using crop diversity is at its core. As our climate changes and as we lose crop diversity, our food systems become less resilient to environmental and other shocks. Learn more when Stefan discusses why we need to rethink our food systems.

“Catalan Arroz Rabbit” with Chef Ada Parellada & live talk on food culture with Crop Trust – Spanish Edition

Chef Ada Parellada, Founder & Chef of Semproniana restaurant was born in an ancient “fonda”, a popular restaurant and hotel, run by a family, typical in Catalonia. The Fonda Europa has been run by Ada’s family since 1771. So, Ada grew up in between pans and sea-bass. She opened her first restaurant when she was 25 years old and has owned seven in total. Ada is a big supporter of local food from local producers. She has transformed her many restaurants over the years to adopt practices to end food waste. On June 3, learn how to cook an ancestral dish called  ‘arroz con conejo’ with Ada followed by a live discussion with Chef Ada and Crop Trusts’ Rodrigo Barrios, a Peruvian economist and current campaign manager for the Food Forever Initiative, a global campaign to raise awareness on the importance of safeguarding and using agricultural biodiversity for food and nutrition security. Join the session to receive Chef Ada’s ‘arroz con conejo’ recipe!

“Lesotho Likhobe” with Chef Ska & live conversation on sustainable food in the African Mountains with Crop Trust

Chef Ska Moteane, chef and author was born in the Thaba-Tseka district of Lesotho. Ska, having inherited her mother’s passion for cooking, studied culinary arts in Johannesburg. Her book “Cuisine of the Mountain Kingdom” was named as the Best African Cookbook in the World at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2012. When designing her menus, Ska bases everything on what she can source locally. On June 4, learn how to cook “Lesotho Likhobe” with Ska followed by a live discussion with both Ska and Beri Bonglim, a technical specialist at the Crop Trust who works closely on crop wild relatives and the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Together, they will discuss sorghum and other drought-tolerant crops included in Chef Ska’s dish, highlighting the importance of biodiversity in adapting our food crops to climate change.

Register now:

News

Filter by
  • News
  • Social
Blog

GRIN-Global Community Edition: A Collective Step Forward for Genebank Data Managers

Read More
Press Release

Catherine Bertini New Chair of the Crop Trust’s Executive Board

Read More
Blog

A Year of Great Hope

Read More
Blog

Protecting Vanilla, One of Our Favorite Flavors

Read More
Blog

ICRISAT in India ready for first shipments to safety duplicate genebank collections

Read More
Blog

Five Key Messages from “It Starts with a Seed” at GLF Climate

Read More
Blog

Five Standout Messages from “Into the Wild” at GLF Climate

Read More
Blog

Crop Trust Executive Director Stefan Schmitz at GLF Climate: We Depend on Seeds for Survival

Read More
Blog

Crop Trust Finance Director Janet Muir on Sustainable Finance Solutions at GLF Climate

Read More
Press Release

Crop Trust and the Plant Treaty Launch Lifeline for Genebanks to Secure the Future of Crop Diversity

Read More
Blog

Giving Diversity a Chance

Read More
Blog

Protecting Your Halloween Pumpkin from Climate Change

Read More
Press Release

Svalbard Global Seed Vault Reopens for Final Deposit of 2021

Read More
Blog

Deadline Extended for Grant Proposals to Safeguard Seeds in Svalbard

Read More