The third Youth Ag-Summit, October 9-13, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium,offered 100 bright young talents from around the world the opportunity to tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner.
Organized by Bayer, together with the two Belgian young farmers associations Groene Kring (GK) and Fédération des Jeunes Agriculteurs (FJA), the summit aims to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end hunger, achieve food security, and promote sustainable agriculture.
This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.
2017 Youth Ag Summit Photo Album
Youth Ag Summit Kicks Off in Brussels –Interview with Derrick Rozdeba, Bayer Inc.
Bayer Invests in Youth for Future of Ag –Interview with Liam Condon, Bayer AG and President of Crop Science
#YouthAgSummit Explores Innovation in an Age of Acceleration – Interview with Adrian Percy, Head R&D Bayer Crop Science
Next Generation Will Help Solve Food Production Challenges – Interview with Bernd Naaf, Bayer Business Affairs & Communications
ZimmCast with Simon Pampena – Interview with Simon Pampena, host of Discovery TV show
The Future of Eating Digitally – Interview with Caleb Harper, MIT Media Lab
Forever Young Generation Presents Connected Consumers – Interview with Georgie Aley, CEO Australian Institute of Food Sci & Tech Limited
Agrikua’s Gender Equality Project = 1st at #YouthAgSummit – Interview with Caleb Harper, MIT Media Lab
Meet the North American #YouthAgSummit Delegates
Benjamin Carson – Interview with Ben Carson
Emily Buck – Interview with Emily Buck
Noah Hamlish – Interview with Noah Hamlish
Brandon Hebor – Interview with Brandon Hebor