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Emerging opportunities for the Green Recovery

CannabisHub participates in the 18th EIHA Annual Conference featuring hemp and the Green Recovery

The European Industrial Hemp Association will be hosting online its 18th Conference, Hemp for Europe: emerging opportunities for the Green
Recovery.

 

Every year, the EIHA Conference gathers hemp operators from all over the world to discuss the latest advances of this multipurpose agricultural crop. Between the 16 and 18 of June, EIHA will host the virtual event Hemp for Europe: Emerging opportunities for the Green Recovery, and present the huge potential of the hemp sector in speeding up the transition towards a zero-emission, bio-based and sustainable economy, in line with the European Green Deal.

The hemp sector in Europe is experiencing a significant and rapid growth encouraged by the increasing interest of consumers in sustainable and zero-waste products, and a gradual and positive policy development. Nevertheless, the potential of hemp has not yet been fully unlocked. That is why, this year, the EIHA Conference aims at explaining how - by means of a whole-plant approach - the hemp sector could contribute towards the green recovery, reaffirming the needs in terms of policy, R&D and knowledge to put forward tangible solutions.

This virtual event will take place between the 16 and 18 of June 2021. 

During three days, panelists will share ideas and best practices on hemp farming, fibre processing and biocomposites, with a special focus on how to build strong and local value chains. Moreover, other topics such as the future of hemp foods and food supplements, the harmonisation of regulations at EU level and industry insights on cannabinoids, technology, cosmetics, among others, will contribute to the debate.

Says Ms Lorenza Romanese, EIHAManaging Director: By bringing together hemp farmers, operators, experts, researchers and policy-makers we aim at sparking off a lively and fruitful debate on how our sector could be key for a sustainable future.

#HempforEurope: emerging opportunities for the Green Recovery will feature diverse speakers, including members of the European Parliament and Commission, farmers, market operators, policy experts and researchers.  

Join the 18th EIHA Conference and learn more about what hemp can do for Europe and the entire world!