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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture


The five-day forum features a large number of events that provide an international audience of experts from the worlds of politics, business, science and civil society with an opportunity to address and reach consensus on issues and challenges relating to global agricultural policy and food security.
Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture


Future Forum on Rural Development


New forms of work and participation - an opportunity for rural areas’, the Future Forum on Rural Development organised by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture will provide a virtual platform for dialogue, discussion and exchanging knowledge.

Future Forum
Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Agri-political start of the year event of the German Farmers' Association

Channel IGW Studio | 21.01.2021

With a view to the upcoming elections to the Bundestag and six state parliaments, the German Farmers' Association would like to give the leaders of the parliamentary groups represented in the German Bundestag the opportunity to present and discuss the political priorities and goals for the coming legislative period.
Deutscher Bauernverband e.V.


Rooting for tomorrow - IGW 2050

IGW Studio | 21.01.2021

One of the highlights is the talk moderated by Judith Rakers with

  • Federal Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner
  • Farmers' President Joachim Rukwied
  • BVE President Dr. Christian von Boetticher.

Under the motto Rooting for Tomorrow - IGW 2050, the participants will discuss questions about the future of agriculture and the food industry.

Messe Berlin GmbH

Africa – a continent with an overwhelmingly large product diversity

Platform: Made in Africa

„Made in Africa – Marketplace for Foods“
Come and join us for a virtual trip to Africa and meet carefully selected exporters during individual online meetings!

The Import Promotion Desk (IPD), the German Initiative for trade promotion, together with the German-African Business Association and the Business Scouts for Development programme have transferred the African hall at the Berlin fair to a digital platform and invite you to the virtual b2b event
„Made in Africa – Marketplace for Foods“.

Import Promotion Desk
German-African Business Association
Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

IGW Startup Days

IGW Startup-Days

Channel IGW Studio | 20.-21.01.

At the Startup Days the search will be on for agri-tech and food-tech startups with scalable and market-ready products able to meet UN sustainability targets. At IGW Digital the startups will deliver their pitches to a high-level panel of judges. Those with the best ideas will subsequently receive individual expert coaching from the LEH and the food and farming industries. The deadline for submissions is 15 December.

Further information.

Regional-Star Award of Lebensmittel Praxis

Channel IGW Talk | 21.01.2021

Sustainability is also the main focus of the Regional Star Award. The Regional-Star award is presented by the trade magazine Lebensmittel Praxis and the International Green Week for forward-looking concepts emphasising regional production in the categories Innovation, Presentation, Cooperation and Organisation

Regional Star
Lebensmittel Praxis

ZukunftSchmeckt - Cook&Talk

Channel IGW Talk | 20.-21.01.2021

The “ZukunftSchmeckt - Cook&Talk”combines exciting product innovations with a cooking show and interesting talk guests from companies and politics to provide insights into solutions to questions of the future and pleasure.
Federation of German Food and Drink Industries
Food Federation Germany


Digital Food Cultures: Taste of Tomorrow

Channel IGW Studio | 20.01.2021

This is what the future tastes like. Or is it quite different?

What is technology doing to our plates?

Olaf Deininger and Hendrik Haase talk about this with their guests.


Brandenburghalle DIGITAL: Regional Added Value

Channel IGW World | 20.01.2021

In its digital version, the "Brandenburghalle also presents good examples of how regional valuechains can be successfully established from farm to fork. Seven video clips present actors andexamples who have succeeded in closing market gaps and bringing even more regional agriculturalproducts to the shelves.
Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection of Brandenburg

Strengthening biodiversity - a culinary trail in Baden-Württemberg

Channel IGW World | 21.01.2021

Against the background of its nationwide pioneering role in terms of strengthening biodiversity, Baden-Württemberg presents various topics and measures in the state with the agricultural and food industry from the perspective of a gourmet state.
MBW Marketinggesellschaft mbH

Sustainable Food Production

Channel IGW Studio | 21.01.2021

Label jungle in the supermarket: Do we need more transparency for sustainable consumption? – Sustainability at any price: What does my shopping really cost? – Between claim and reality: What responsibility do consumers bear
The Federation of German Consumer Organisations

Forest. Change. Accompany: Together for the Forest!

Channel IGW Studio | 20.01.2021

The current forest crisis shows how close climate change has come to us. The forest is changing; storms, drought and harmful organisms are taking their toll. What needs to be done now to preserve the forest, make it climate-stable and protect the climate. A panel discussion with Mrs. I. Mackensen, Mr. A. Gerig and Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Schellnhuber.
Deutscher Forstwirtschaftsrat e. V.

FINLAND – Home of Happiness

Channel IGW World | 21.01.2021

Finland is the happiest nation on earth. Finnish food grows in pure air, soil and waters. The Nordic climate and long, bright summer nights lend our foods their own, distinctive flavors. The Finnish food industry is also known for its fresh innovations that perfectly match with sustainability and healthiness.
Food From Finland

The irish Grass-fed Standard for dairy and its advantages

Channel IGW World | 20.01.2021

Since centuries Ireland is connected to agriculture. This close relationship between the farmers, the nature and the animal welfare oriented livestock farming is the basis for the continued successful selling of Irish dairy produce.
Bord Bia - The Irish Food Board

64.461 hectares happiness - Rheinland-Pfalz.Gold in a glass

Channel IGW World | 20.01.2021

The minister of economy and viniculture in Rheinland-Pfalz, Dr. Volker Wissing, and the German wineprincess Anna-Maria Löffler are taking the visitors of the “International Green Week” on a journey through Germanys biggest wineland and its six golden wine growing areas.
Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Verkehr, Landwirtschaft und Weinbau Rheinland-Pfalz

The importance of regional food production in Austria

Channel IGW World | 20.01.2021

During this crisis, the importance of regional agriculture and short supply chains for our food security, is further reinforced. Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism Elisabeth Köstinger and AMA CEO Dr. Michael Blass will discuss the importance of regional food production and how to raise more awareness.
Bundesministerium für Landwirtschaft, Regionen und Tourismus Österreich

All of Hesse is now an eco-model region

Channel IGW World | 20.-21.01.2021

At the beginning of 2021, the entire state of Hesse has declared itself an eco-model region. It is looking for ways to achieve sustainable agriculture. From environmental protection to animal welfare are therefore also the focal points of the presentation at the digital International Green Week.
Hessisches Ministerium für Umwelt, Klimaschutz, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz

Stadt.Land.Wissen – der Talk Why don't consumers and farmers understand each other anymore? Let's talk!

Channel IGW World | 21.01.2021

AgrarScouts answer consumers' questions about modern agriculture and talk about life on their farm.
Forum Moderne Landwirtschaft e.V.

From the field to the plate - how can food be produced more sustainably?

Channel IGW World | 21.01.2021

The production of food and feed ensures a plentiful supply of food. But it doesn't just satisfy us: 70 percent of biodiversity losses are due to it. We need new ideas and approaches to sustainable food. WWFthink is looking for the menu of the future.
WWF Deutschland