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TEDxDubbo - Cameron Neil - Small Farmers: Enabling Heroes

Cameron is an accomplished project manager with significant experience in sustainable procurement and supply chains. He has 7 years' experience in regulatory systems for global agricultural markets and played a key role in building the Fairtrade Certification movement and market in Australia & New Zealand. Cameron has assisted more than 200 retailers and manufacturers to build ethical supply chains and implement robust control systems. Cameron has advised government bodies, large and small businesses and community sector organisations on ethical and sustainable procurement and the development of appropriate sourcing policies and procedures. While having particular knowledge of food supply chains and Fairtrade, Cameron has also worked with the garment sector and is knowledgeable in other standards and certifications covering forestry and eco-tourism.TEDxDubbo focused attention on what we call FACETS -- Food, Agriculture, Climate, Energy, Topsoil and Sustainability. These FACETS are actually potent ideas shared by everyday people with an interest in these disciplines. In many of these topics there is an awareness campaign; the aim of bringing our community together united against catastrophic failures in our food-chain, environment and health. It is worth mentioning that we are also indebted to our natural systems for our economic wealth. Failures in Food, Agriculture, Climate, Energy, Topsoil and Sustainability are not just a local issue -- they are a global concern. http://tedxdubbo.com/In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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