The 2016 Libramont Fair that took place from the 22nd to the 25th of July 22 at the Fairground, in Belgium was held under the me “ Agriculture - a matter of life.” One of his vocations is to validate human beings and ideas that contribute to the development of agriculture.
To achieve its objective to highlight innovation, this year two innovations centres occupied the stage. Beyond the agricultural produce, emphasis was laid on mechanization (the Mecanic Show - a selection of 19 materials, with the theme "back to basics" with a focus on optimization.
Meanwhile, the roundtables attracted the attention of participants from all business areas. Among the presenters authorities of the Belgian government in collaboration with the European Union and other international organizations; experts in the various areas of specialties such as environment, transport, trade, economy, and rurality discussed four major topics within the grand theme "Stop gaspi" (Stop wastage).
It is estimated that in the world up to a billion suffer from hunger, while 1.3 billion tons per year is wasted, while a third of world production is discarded.
The Libramont agricultural, forestry and agri-food Fair is the largest annual European exhibition outdoors. It annually hosts nearly 200 000 visitors, 1500 exhibitors and brands on a site of 300,000 m².