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Briefing on the new EU Organic Regulation

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This event is for farmers and growers. Hannes Lorenzen will introduce the core changes to the EU's Organic regulation, the passage of which he facilitated in the European Institutions in 2017. Seeds, soil, group certification and other key areas will be discussed. Hannes Lorenzen is senior adviser to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Parliament. There he led the recent organic regulation changes. He is co-founder of Genetic Resources Action International, co-president and board member of the European Rural Development Network Forum Synergies. He is also co-founder and chairperson of PREPARE, the "Partnership for Rural Europe" network for Central and Eastern European Member States. He is a co-founder and president of ARC2020 (formerly a platform of 160 organisations to campaign on CAP reform, now an independent agri-food and rural policy NGO) and the board of Directors of Forum Synergies and IATP (Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy).

This event is part of Convergence, Cultivate's annual sustainable living festival; a fortnight of events, inspiring stories and compelling conversations for a healthy, low-carbon society. See the full Converegence schedule for more events across Ireland: http://www.cultivate.ie/convergence-festival

For more info or to discuss ideas for collaborating please email convergence[at]cultivate[dot]ie.

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