Ian Pigott, a farmer from the United Kingdom and the Global Farmer Network’s 2014 Kleckner Trade & Technology Advancement Award recipient, takes part on the panel “Public Opinion and Innovation” Jan 12 in Brussels, Belgium. The panel was part of the program “Innovative Agriculture: Challenges and Solutions for Sustainable and Competitive Food Production” organized by POLITICO Europe.

Pigott is founder of Open Farm Sunday and was awarded an OBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for his services to agriculture and countryside education.