April Discussion Session: Food and Economics
The international food market affects over seven billion consumers, and in Israel its market is at around $80 billion per year. In this Forum meeting, we will learn about the interfacing points between the regulatory, environmental, and economic faces of the food market.
The event will take place in Hebrew.
16:00-16:30 Gathering, potluck light refreshments
16:30-16:40 Opening and introduction of the topic
16:40-17:00 Adv. Yotam Shlomo, Director of the Environmental Regulation Clinic, Bar Ilan University
Using regulation to decrease animal-based consumption
17:00-17:20 Dror Reshef, Board Member, Israeli Forum for Sustainable Nutrition (IFSN)
Challenges in the sustainability of the food economy in Israel
17:20-17:40 Opher Mendelson, Tel Aviv University and Open Landscape Institute (OLI) – Macon Deshe
How can Israeli competitive agriculture balance between food production needs, settlement, and open spaces?
18:00-19:00 Professional discussion on food and the economy in Israel
Send questions to the panel through IFSN’s Facebook page.
All guests are invited to bring a light, healthy, (preferably) homemade snack. Attendance is free, however we ask that you register here.