Presentations and summaries

Click HERE to read the summaries of all the conference presentations!

(The summaries are in English and written by the conference team)


Friday, September 1, 2017

Welcome and introductory address: CAP future - a view from the Council Presidency (in Estonian)

Marko Gorban,  Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Rural Affairs 

CAP and environment - introduction to the topic (in Estonian)

Harry Liiv, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of the Environment

CAP and the eutrophication of the Baltic Sea

Ottilia Thoreson, Programme Director, WWF Baltic Ecoregion Programme

What kind of CAP would ensure the development of organic production? (in Estonian)

Juhan Särgava, Baltic Sea Friendly Farmer of the Year 2013, Saidafarm OÜ

Modernising CAP from the view of agriculture- and food production  (in Estonian)

Roomet Sõrmus,  Chairman of the Board, The Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce

What kind of CAP would keep family farms alive?  (in Estonian)

Kaul Nurm, Member of the Council, Estonian Farmers Federation (ETKL)

Farmers on CAP - a view from Sweden

Sofia Björnsson, Expert on agricultural policy and rural development, The Federation of Swedish Farmers (LRF)

Is CAP sustainable? A view from the environmental side

Aleksei Lotman, Expert on agriculture and environment, Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF)

Is CAP contributing to the clean Baltic Sea

Mikhail Durkin, Executive Secretary, Coalition Clean Baltic (CCB)

CAP and farmland birds

Inés Jordana, Senior Agriculture and Food Policy Officer, (SEO/ Birdlife)

Is CAP fit for purpose?

Faustine Bas-Defossez, EEB Policy Manager for Agriculture and Bioenergy

Reforming the CAP to facilitate the transition to sustainable food and farming in Europe

Jabier Ruiz, WWF EPO Senior Policy Officer, Agriculture and Sustainable Food System 

The Public Goods Bonus - A new approach for remunerating environmental services by farmers as part of the CAP post-2020

Sönke Beckmann, Senior Policy Manager for CAP post-2020, Landcare Germany

Lessons learned from Transylvania and England

Nat Page, Director, Fundatia ADEPT Transilvania. Vice-President CEEWEB 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Nature-friendly agriculture in European protected areas

Kaja Lotman, Counsellor, Environmental Board, Europark

Is CAP good for High Nature Value Farming?

Gwyn Jones, Chief Executive, European Forum of Nature Conservation and Pastoralism (EFNCP)

Reflections on nature and farming from two sides of the sea

Lennart Gladh, Senior Advisor, Gladh et Plana

Did the CAP pull a bird out of a hat? (in Estonian)

Jaanus Elts, Member of the Council, Estonian Ornithological Society (EOÜ)

Does the CAP deliver on pesticide reductions?

Henriette Christensen, Senior Policy Advisor, Pesticide Action Network Europe (PAN-E)

* Nat Page and Faustine Bas-Defossez were not able to speak at the conference themselves, though their presentations were ment to be at the programme.