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The Future of Codex Alimentarius: Workshop and Debate
Date: 16 March 2010 Time: 13.00-18.00 pm
Venue: Lancaster University, Institute of Advanced Studies
The workshop would be of interest to all those who are researching foodways or the food systems in the Americas. I.e. those following 'Via Campesina' Latin American network, with peasant and indigenous peoples' defining new strategies for achieving food sovereignty- 'soberania alimentaria'.
Our guests Dr Robert Verkerk, director of Alliance for Natural Health, and Ezzaddine Boutrif, Chief of Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will discuss and debate on the claimed benefits, risks and opportunities brought by implementation of Codex Alimentarius and related polic.
If you are interested in participating please register by replying to email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> (cc. O.email@example.com <mailto:O.firstname.lastname@example.org> ) expressing your interest (Registration closes 28 February 2010). Please indicate if you are attending dinner (£28) and if you require help in booking a place to stay.
Questions from the public will be welcome on the day but priority will be given to questions formulated by registered participants that are posted to O.Forero@lancaster.ac.uk <mailto:O.Forero@lancaster.ac.uk> before the end of the day on Friday 12th March.
Who can attend: Anyone
Organising departments and research centres: ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), European Languages and Cultures, Latin America Research Cluster
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