UkrAgroConsult plans to take part in the 5th International Donau Soya Congress 2018


From 19-20 June, the Donau Soja Association organises the 5th International Donau Soja Congress "The Protein Transition in Progress: Sustainable, Regional and Non-GMO Soya in Europe", in Schwäbisch Hall Germany.

The Congress is dedicated to the challenges and opportunities of an independent and sustainable European protein supply and its economic, ecologic and social implications, as well as the important business opportunities for farmers, processors as well as users of European Non-GMO food and feed.

International experts await the participants with exciting lectures on the European protein transition. In discussions and workshops participants will work on strategies and concrete measures to increase sustainable protein production and the efficient use of plant protein. A fair and ample networking opportunitiy lets you meet peers, customers and suppliers in one place.

As speakers are expected:

  • Istvan Nagy, Minister of Agriculture Hungary
  • Peter Hauk, Minister of Agriculture Baden-Württemberg
  • Michaela Kaniber, Minister of Agriculture Bavaria
  • Antonio Andrioli, author and vice-president of the South Brazilian University Fronteira Sul 
  • Franz Fischler, former EU Commissioner for Agriculture
  • Birgit Wilhelm, WWF Germany
  • Sibyl Anwander, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment FOEN



Date:     19-20 June 2018 
Venue:   Neubau / Historisches Zeughaus Schwäbisch Hall, 
                 Rosenbühl 14, 74523 Schwäbisch Hall, Germany


Tuesday, 19 June


10.00 - 12.30
Expert Presentations:

Application of Internet of Things and Digital Farming in Soya-based Supply Chains

14.00 - 17.30
2nd Europe-China Soya Symposium

Joint Networking Dinner by Invitation of VLOG (Verband für Lebensmittel ohne Gentechnik), BESH  (Bäuerliche Erzeugergemeinschaft Schwäbisch Hall), Donau Soja and ARGE Gentechnikfrei

Wednesday, 20 June


08.30 - 10.00
Networking Event

10.00 - 12.00
Political Forum: Towards a European Protein Transition

12.00 - 14.00
Networking Lunch

14.00 - 17.30

Keynote & Panel Discussions:

Part I: Global Challenges – European Answers: Securing Sustainable
Plant Protein for Europe

Part II: The Consumer as the Driver of the Sustainable Development of
our Agri-Food Systems. How Are European, Regional, Vegetarian, Organic
and GMO-free Trends Supporting European Protein Production?

Part III: Reaping the Benefit for All Europeans: the Role of Sustainable
Protein in East-West Integration and Development 

Wrap up & Next Steps 


networking dinner co-hosted by the German VLOG Association (Industry Association Food without Genetic Engineering), BESH (Bäuerliche Erzeugergemeinschaft Schwäbisch Hall) and the Austrian platform ARGE Gentechnikfrei (Platform for GMO-free food products) will bring all participants together for an evening of exchange and celebration.

This year’s Congress will also include the 2nd Europe-China Soya Symposium, which will focus on developing a joint China-Europe strategy for a global, sustainable and GMO-free soybean production. Around 300 international participants from Europe and Asia are expected.

The 5th International Donau Soja Congress is organised in cooperation with the State Government of Baden-Württemberg, BESH (Bäuerliche Erzeugergemeinschaft Schwäbisch Hall), the Verband Lebensmittel ohne Gentechnik (VLOG-Industry Association Food without Genetic Engineering) and the European Soybean Associations.


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