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Unlocking the Potential of Alternative Proteins for Food Systems Transformation

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Key Topic(s)
Alternative Proteins

This event will explore concrete opportunities for government action to leverage the potential of alternative proteins for food systems transformation, including the role of protein diversification in the Sharm El Sheikh Joint Work and the planned FAO-led Global Roadmap to 2050 for Food and Agriculture.

The speakers will also discuss the reasons why investors are diversifying their portfolios to include alternative proteins and the need for robust ESG assessment of companies in this emerging sector to quantify sustainability outcomes; how the use of native ingredients for alternative protein production can contribute to biodiversity;  existing initiatives in the alternative protein space led by civil society, public-private partnerships, and start-up enterprises across the world.

Speakers include:

  • Keenya Hofmaier, FAIRR Initiative

  • Mariana Bernal, The Good Food Institute Brazil (GFI) 

  • Elfrun von Koeller, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

  • Lucas du Pré, Netherlands, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

  • Mumukshu Patel, Climate Advisers

  • Helen Harwatt, Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House

  • Helen Monica Regina, Bayreuth-Kulmbach Alt Protein Project, ProVeg Youth Board

  • Liva Kaugure, FAO

  • Yeonjoo La, Tissen BioFarm

The session will be moderated by Raphael Podselver, ProVeg International.

Key Information
Date: 6 June 2023
Time: 14:15 - 15:30 CEST (UTC+2)
Location: Bonn, Germany
Address: World Conference Center Bonn (WCCB), Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2. Bonn, Germany 53113