April Discussion Session: Food and Economics

26 April 2015, 16:00 
Katzir room in the Green Biotechnology Building 
April Discussion Session: Food and Economics

Photo credit: Anthony Albright

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?

17:40-18:00 Break

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.

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