2011 LLD6 Szeged, Hungary

Mar 19, 2015 | EC-LLD meetings

The 2011 edition of the forum was be held in Szeged, Hungary, during the Hungarian presidency of the European Union. It was organised by Vedegylet, an organisation of political ecology, and the Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG) connected to the Szent Istvan University of Agricultural Sciences. The forum’s central theme was the question of Farmers’ Rights related to the conservation, sustainable use and development of agricultural biodiversity. The event was attended by some 280 farmers, gardeners, seed artisans, bakers and processors of products derived from agricultural biodiversity, civil society organizations, researchers, breeders and representatives of gene banks as well as local communities implementing initiatives on agricultural biodiversity in Europe.