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  • 25 September 2017, 12:00-13:00

    Seminar: Problem-feeding and Interdisciplinarity: some lessons from sustainability research

    Henrik Thorén, Researcher at Lund University, will present some of his recent research on the challenges of interdisciplinary studies, particularly within sustainability research.

    Title: Problem-feeding and Interdisciplinarity: some lessons from sustainability research

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  • 25 September 2017, 14:30-16:30

    Aid Performance and Climate Change

    The richer countries development efforts are undermined by climate change, water-catchment damage, biodiversity loss, and desertification, and their interactions with social systems at all scales. These problems will be discussed alongside the booklaunch of Aid Performance and Climate Change by Julian Caldecott. » Read more

  • 25 September 2017, 17:00-19:00

    Environment and Development Movie Club: Conservation at all costs?

    Interested in environment and development? Then join the EDMC movieclub for a film that examines evictions of indigenous forest dwellers in Kenya in the name of conservation. Following the film there will be a discussion on conservation, neoliberalism, carbon forestry, and human rights led by professor Jens Friis Lund. » Read more

  • 16 October 2017,

    Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030: A Science Policy Dialogue

    This one day conference will serve to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area of Nutrition and Security. » Read more

  • 27 October - 30 October 2017

    The 2017 GCHERA World Conference

    This year the theme of the GCHERA World Conference is Global Food Security and Food Safety: The Role of Universities. The focus of the Conference is to explore the role and contribution of agricultural and life science universities in research, education, outreach and engagement in policymaking to address the global challenge of food security and safety.  » Read more

  • 30 October - 3 November 2017

    Conference: Scaling up climate smart agriculture - Integrating youth, women, and the digital revolution

    Climate change is having grave impacts on resource-poor African farmers and increasingly contributing to food losses along the whole value chain. According to the World Bank Group, FAO and IFAD (2015), CSA is an approach that can help to guide actions needed to transform and reorient agricultural systems to effectively support development and ensure food security in a changing climate. Hence agricultural extension and advisory services (AEAS) should reorient and re-equip themselves to provide farmers and other actors in agricultural innovation systems with the knowledge and technologies they need to identify agricultural strategies and practices suitable to their local conditions. » Read more

  • 3 December - 6 December 2017

    3rd International Conference on Global Food Security

    Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2017

    Global food security will require a holistic  approach to address socio-political, natural, health, agricultural and food  sciences to feed the 9 billion people. The food security challenge will must  address the triple burden of malnutrition – undernutrition, obesity and  micronutrient deficiencies. The Third International Conference on Global Food  Security therefore aims to deliver critical analysis and  innovative science that address the biggest threat ever faced by mankind.

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  • 25 April - 26 April 2018

    Agrinatura General Assembly 2018

    General Assembly and 30 Years Anniversary » Read more