The time to act is now!

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

Have a look at the infographics video showing the results and recommendations of the 2014 Barcelona BioEconomy Forum – a call for action and cooperation amongst key stakeholders in local, regional and global contexts.

Video highlights of Day 2

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events, BioEco 2014, Videos

news20150301We have uploaded two new videos with the main action of the sessions held at the Castellet Castle during November 28th, 2014. You can find them in our YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/bcnbioeconomyforum), where you can subscribe to don’t miss any update, or watch them below:

 

BioEcoNow second edition

Friday, 12 December 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, Newsletter, News, BioEco 2014

BioEcoNow - Edition 2The second edition of BioEcoNow, the official newsletter of the Barcelona BioEconomy Forum is out now!

Featuring some of the Forum conclusions, the satellite link with Dr Rajendra K. Pachauri on Day 2 and the field trip to an Area of Natural Interest.

Also, check out the BioEcoLinks where you'll find the Twitter Storify or the photo galleries of each day, among others.

Twitter highlights from #BioEco2014

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, BioEco 2014, Videos

Lively interaction between Forum participants and bioeconomy enthusiasts outside the meeting took place on Twitter during the two days of Barcelona BioEco 2014. Participants were able to see a live feed of #BioEco2014 tweets via screens specifically set up for the purpose in the main auditoriums.

Twitter highlights can be found in the #BioEco2014 Storify.

 

 

"Changing from business as usual to a bioeconomy will buy us more time"

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News

From a satellite link-up to his office in New Delhi, India, Dr Rajendra K. Pachauri, Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), joined the BioEco 2014 with a warm words about the Forum’s importance and a clear message about the need for mitigation now against the impact of climate change.

BBF Dialogue at Natural Interest (Finland)

Monday, 03 November 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events

BBF Dialogue at Natural Interest (Finland)

Outi Ugas, Senior Advisor at The Natural Step, will be a speaker at the Barcelona BioEconomy Forum, along with some other specialists and European decision makers. This topic is very relevant to Finland and that’s why Natural Interest is welcoming people who are interested in developing Finland’s bioeconomy to their premises at Yrityslinna (Helsinki), on November 14th, for the BBF Dialogue: "Sustainability Wake Up"- Bioeconomy & Suomi.

AFD and CIRAD launch Climate Challenge, an international competition on agricultural and forestry innovation to address climate change

Thursday, 30 October 2014 Posted in BioEco Forum News, News, Events

AFD and CIRAD launch Climate Challenge, an international competition on agricultural and forestry innovation to address climate change

Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (Cirad) have launched the first international competition “Climate Challenge Agriculture and Forestry”, which promotes agricultural and forestry innovation to address climate change.


Anne Paugam, Chief Executive Officer of AFD, and Michel Eddi, Chairman of CIRAD presented this competition on 9 September 2014 during the 7th edition of the Convergences World Forum, which gathers public, private and solidarity-based actors who are working to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.