It's absurd that today there is abundant food for everyone, yet almost a billion people go hungry, while waste, the excessive consumption of food and the use of land for purposes other than food production are normal practices,"says Guido Barilla, BCFN Foundation Chairman "Expo 2015 should leave a deeper and longer-lasting legacy than just a showcase for fine food products.
Since presenting the Milan Protocol, the BCFN Foundation has worked hard to ensure that almost 100 top organizations, institutions and private companies C as well as thousands of private citizens C sign up for it.
On the day that Pope Francis underlined the urgent need for new rules to contrast the big food and nutrition contradictions of the modern world, the BCFN
Foundation handed over the Protocol to the Italian premier with the hope that participating countries to Expo 2015 in Milan will sign up to a global food deal.
About Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation The Milan Protocol is an initiative of the BCFN
- Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition - Foundation, a think tank with a multidisciplinary approach to the world of food and nutrition which establishes links between these and other related issues, including economics, medicine, nutrition, sociology and the environment.
Commenting on the findings of the study, Hans Herren, President of the Millennium Institute and member of the Advisory Board of the BCFN
, said: "CAP reform can allow Europe to help define the standards for sustainability in agriculture.
Commenting on the economic and geopolitical aspects of food security, Mario Monti, economist and member of the Advisory Board of the BCFN
, said: "Recent years have been marked by a sequence of crises worldwide: a global financial crisis and serious economic downturn, and social and political crises in a number of countries that rightly received the attention of the international community.
Established in 2009, the BCFN
is a think tank dedicated to exploring global issues related to food and nutrition from a multi-disciplinary perspective.
exchanged views on how to promote healthy lifestyles, following an introduction by Gabriele Riccardi, Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases at the University of Naples and member of the BCFN
activities can be followed online at: www.
Food and nutrition will be an increasingly important focus in dialogues among governments, corporations and civil society, all of which are working to address the immediate and future challenges we face in meeting nutritional needs of a growing population while ensuring the health of our planet," stated Guido Barilla, President of the BCFN
are listed on the OTC Bulletin Board and trade under the symbols of HXPR and BCFN
In a move that will deliver enhanced real estate services to clients across Canada, Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL), one of the world's largest real estate services and investment management firms, today announced that it has acquired Montreal- based BCFN
Corporate Real Estate Consultants, Inc.