AgriBusiness Forum


15.01.2020 : New Zealand

The Centre for Advanced Retail Studies ( CARS ) of Massey University/New Zealand joins as a new member the ERA-network. CARS is the only research center in New Zealand focused on the retail industry.

Image

CARS also serves as a mechanism to connect and to promote themes of AgriFoodBusiness, Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, and Society. For Prof.Dr.B.Hallier those topics fit exactly into the TUN-Thematic University Network (Food) : TUN-Link.
 



15.12.2019 : Riccardo Garosci

Prof.Dr.Th.Purcarea, editor-in-chief of the Romanian Distribution Committee Magazine showed in a portrait of Riccardo Garosci the high level of experiences and competences of international staff working in the EU for commerce and green issues.

Image

Mr.Garosci was among others Vice President of the Economic and Monetary Commission of the European Parliament, Raporteur for the Green Book of European Commerce, responsible for the topics of "School and Food" and "Food Education" at the EXPO 2015 in Milano/Italy. Now R.Garosci was elected as the new President of AICE, the Italian foreign trade association.
 



15.11.2019 : Hall of Fame

ERA-president Prof.Dr.Hallier announced the 14th honored personality of the Hall of Fame : standing as the main focus for 2020 ! It is the Nobel Peace Award Winner of 2004 : Prof.Dr.Wangari Muta Maathari from Kenya - she got the Nobel Award for sustainable development, peace and democracy ( see also Hall of Fame).

Image

"At the present time we have a renaissance of the fact-files about the limits of growth and the urgent need to optimize economics,ecology and ethics for a global house of harmony. On the other hand we have the disappointment about politics seeing that 50 years (half a century) have passed without any major changes for healing our world and common spiritual values. Prof. Maathari with her fights for better life should be a light-house for academia and decision-makers" Prof.Dr.Hallier said in his laudatio.
 



15.10.2019 : Ethical Payment

In 1972 when Bernd Hallier was in Stellenbosch/Cape Province as an AIESEC-student exchange his South African partner was Roger Chennels from Eshowe/Natal - both having students' dreams about the future of Africa. It was still the time of Apartheit (separation between the white and coloured people as the collage of the 72-pics shows) , but the farm of the Chennels family was a kind of "free zone area" where white Liberals, Churchmen and Zulu-tribe-heads met. Roger Chennels continued the spirit of his father Guy and became a lawyer : fighting for the underpriviledged people.

Image

It is worth mentioning that after the change of the political system in the week when in 2019 the South African "all-coloured team" was becoming World Champion in Rugby for the first time: BBC was sending a report about Ethical Payment in the RooibosTea Industry with the following statement of Roger Chennels :"In short over 10 years we have negotiated a world first benefit sharing agreement under the Nagoya Protocol of the CBD which gives to the San and Khoi indigenous peoples a 1.5% royalty in respect of each kg of Rooibos processed, in acknowledgement of their traditional knowledge that contributed towards the Rooibos industry".
 



15.09.2019 : Losses & Waste

Food Losses and Food Waste have been target of this Site and Global Green University already for many years. Prof.Hallier published the results of a foodrecovery-EU-project in print and e-book-version : "Food Waste Management" (LINK: e-Learning). Dr.Alina Pukhovskaya working as an ERA-trainee in that project later wrote her PhD about the Food Bank Mexico.

Image

Now an international consortium of collaborators is working on a document of ten interventions to scale the impact to reduce food losses and food-waste. The aim is to halve losses and waste by 2030.
 



Next >

2012-2019 ERA, European Retail Academy, Roesrath, Germany


Page generated in 0.045 seconds.