Official opening of the conference.
Grzegorz Puda, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Development challenges for mountain and foothill agriculture in Poland and how to overcome them.
Bogdan Pomianek, Deputy Director of the Department of the Common Agricultural Policy of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural.
Structural solutions for mountain farming in Italy.
Martino Cassandro, University of Padova, Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and Environment (DAFNAE), Italy.
Management and breeding strategies for Italian Holstein cows reared in
Raffaella Finocchiaro, National Association of Breeders of Breed Friesian, Cremona, Italy.
Structural initiatives for the livelihoods of mountain livestock farming in Greece.
Athanasios Ragkos, Agricultural Economics Researche Institute, Hellenic Agricultural Organization „Demeter”, Athens, Greece.
Mountain agriculture and pastoralism in northwest Portugal - transition to sustainable multifunctionality?
Joana Nogueira, Agrarian Superior School of the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, ProMetheus Research Unit, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
Mountain livestock in Spain and Galicia
José Ramón Justo Feijóo, Federation of Local Breeds of Galicia, Ourense, Spain.
Incentives for development of mountain farming in Croatia
Danijel Bertović, Croatia.
14:15 - 14:45
Sharing the experience of the development path of Slovenian mountains farming.
Andreja Borec, University of Maribor, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Slovenia.
Mountain product and its priority in the context of new challenges and the importance of agriculture in mountain areas.
Andrzej Gąsienica-Makowski, Mountain Product Society Association, Ludźmierz, Poland
10.00 - 12.00
Panel discussion featuring representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development as well as Polish and foreign experts: “The challenges and needs of mountain farming in view of CAP agricultural policy and programme solutions”.
Professor Jacek Walczak – National Research Institute of Animal Production.
Wojciech Krawczyk, PhD – National Research Institute of Animal Production.