Watch interviews with experts, seminars, conferences, speeches on food security and sustainable agriculture and on communicating social and environmental issues. Material available in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and English.


Communicating Sustainability (7 videos)

The future of our food is at stake !
A CAP reform is going on. European Institutions are supporting an unsustainable food system based on low quality food for competitive prices.
Changing the CAP is the key in order to achieve FOOD SOVEREIGNTY.
Millions of people and many organizations are already working towards a CAP based on Food Sovereignty. You too can engage in this transformation.
Food We Want / Il cibo che vogliamo - Seminario 25-10-12
Istituto Oikos ha organizzato un seminario con lo scopo di aumentare la conoscenza degli studenti sulle tematiche relative alla sostenibilità del cibo in un'ottica sia locale che globale. L'intervento di Vittorio Rinaldi
Comunicare la sostenibilità, con Carlo Petrini
Tra saperi, esperienze e design: a cura del ProfessionalMaster in Comunicazione per la Sostenibilità IED Torino. Atti video della conferenza di venerdì 2 dicembre 2011
Comunicare la sostenibilità attraverso il packaging
Presentazione iniziale della tesi di laurea relativa all'anno accademico 2012 degli studenti Edoardo Trave e Ilaria Bianchi. Tema di studio: il mondo dei prodotti sostenibili e il loro modo di comunicare con l'utenza, Problematiche a confronto tra strategie comunicative e realtà quotidiane.
Educação para a sustentabilidade  Joao Jose Fernandes no TEDxCoimbraED
João José Fernandes, director executivo da Oikos, fala-nos da urgência de abordar as questões relacionadas com a Água e a sua importância para todas as áreas da sustentabilidade.
Comunicare la sostenibilità: Koinètica
Intervista a Rossella Sobrero, Presidente di Koinètica, durante l'incontro sulla responsabilità sostenibile durante la Settimana della Comunicazione 2011.
Food We Want / Il cibo che vogliamo - Seminario 22-11-12
Incontro con Pietro Raitano, Direttore di Altreconomia.

Food Issues (17 video)

Come il mercato delle terre crea il nuovo colonialismo
Il giornalista autore di "Land grabbing" (Minimum fax, 2011) racconta l'allarmante e dilagante fenomeno dell'accaparramento di suolo libero nel mondo, in particolare nelle nazioni africane o sudamericane. A cura di Duccio Facchini (altreconomia)
Building communities around sustainable food systems -   Stephen Sherwood at TEDxWageningen
Stephen Sherwood is an organic farmer and food activist based in Ecuador, but is also a lecturer and research fellow with the Communication and Innovation Group at Wageningen University. Stephen talks about is experience as a farmer and explores the roles of responsability, relationship and reward.
Programa Castro Verde
Reportagem sobre o trabalho da LPN (Liga para a Protecção da Natureza) em Castro Verde, um projeto que concilia agricultura, desemvolvimento rural e conservação da Natureza.
Prós e Contras - Agricultura Biológica
Intervenção de Alfredo Cunhal Sendim, responsável pela Herdade do Freixo do Meio, no programa Prós e Contras. Alfredo mostra que a corrente comercial vigente para os produtos agrícolas deveria ser diferente da que se instalou em Portugal.
Refood - contra a fome e o desperdício alimentar
Em Lisboa, há um novo projeto de solidariedade social que pretende eliminar a fome e o desperdício alimentar. A ideia partiu de Hunter Haldar, um norte-americano que se mudou para a Lisboa há mais de 20 anos. Chama-se Refood e tem como objetivo é recolher os restos alimentares dos restaurantes e padarias para dar a quem mais necessita.
Q&A with FAO economist on SOFA report
FAO economist Jakob Skoet explains why the focus of this year's flagship report is 'Investment in agriculture for a better future', considers how investment by farmers compares to investment by governments, and outlines the importance of providing an 'enabling' investment climate
Lester Brown - Perspectives on Limits to Growth: World on the Edge
We are facing issues of near-overwhelming complexity and unprecedented urgency. Can we think systematically and fashion policies accordingly?
The Role of Food, Population, and Biodiveristy for a Sustainable Society
Panel on the implications of an unsustainable global food system, an increasing population, and a fragile biodiversity at the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Development on April 11, 2012.
Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Change
October 21, 2011 - Professor David Lobell explores the latest trends in global food security and hunger and talks about the link between these and other events going on in the world.
Food Security in Women's Hands
The West Michigan's Women's Studies Council presents "Food Security in Women's Hands" by Dr. Vandana Shiva
Dr. Vandana Shiva on Just Food
Forbes Magazine called Vandana Shiva one of the seven most influential women in the world. A noted philosopher, scientist and author, Dr. Shiva addressed a full house at Coady International Institute at StFX University on the theme of food justice.
BBC Future of Food - Part 1: India
In the past year, we have seen food riots on three continents, food inflation has rocketed and experts predict that by 2050, if things don't change, we will see mass starvation across the world. This film sees George Alagiah travel the world in search of solutions to the growing global food crisis
Sviluppo sostenibile e Food Security
Ospite: Dott.ssa Alice Perlini, Expo 2015, International Affairs Department, Centro per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (Css) di Expo 2015.
Provocatore: Dott. Stefano Marta, dottorando Agrisystem.
Coordinatore: Prof. Francesco Timpano, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.
TEDxMilano - Andrea Segrè - on elimination of wastes
Dean of Faculty and Professor of Comparative and International Agricultural Politics, conceived and developed the 'Last Minute Mark' in 1999, to recover for charitable purposes, goods (food and non-food) that otherwise would have gone unsold. In 2003 the project became a spin off of the University of Bologna, where Segrè is President (
What is food insecurity? An explanation
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Thomson Reuters Foundation
Script/Voice: Alex Whiting
Animation: Amelia Wong
Story of Stuff, Full Version; How Things Work, About Stuff
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever.
Mario Tozzi e lo sviluppo sostenibile
Prima parte della videointervista a Mario Tozzi, si parla di sostenibilità, di sviluppo sostenibile e del business ecologico.