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Agri4D 2017 Conference - Registration open!

Agri4D 2017 Conference - Registration open!

This year Focali researchers will lead two session at the two-day Agriculture for Development conference, for researchers and professionals working with and/or interested in agriculture for development.

What Conference
When Sep 20, 2017 08:00 AM to
Sep 21, 2017 06:00 PM
Where SLU Uppsala
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The registration for this years Agri4D 2017 Conference is open! The theme for this biannual conference is "Rural Transformation and Urbanization". The event is hosted by Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI).

The aim of the conference is to create a meeting platform for Master and PhD students, senior scientists and experts from social, political, soils, crops, natural resources and animal science, economy, forestry, horticulture, veterinary medicine etc.

The call for abstracts is now closed and Agri4D has attracted a total of 176 submitted abstracts and many interesting keynote speakers;
- Rita Sharma (ICRAF)
- Bimbika Sijapati Basnett (CIFOR)
- Thomas Jayne (Michigan State University - MSU)
- Antony Chapoto, (Indaba agricultural policy research institute - IAPRI, Zambia)
- Pay Drechsel (International Water Management Institute - IWMI)
- Nighisty Ghezae, (International Foundation for Science – IFS)
- Luc Mougeot (International Development Research Centre – IDRC)
- Ingrid Öborn (ICRAF and SLU).

Conference sub-sessions

Land - under pressures or dynamic changes? (Madelene Ostwald, Focali)

 

Forests for Food Security – in the light of Equal Rights and Sustainable Resource Management (Jenny Friman and Malin Gustafsson, Focali)

 

Fish farming for food security, nutrition and poverty reduction

 

Knowledge Based Bioeconomies -Tools for Agricultural Transformation and Rural Development

 

Water in Transforming Landscapes

 

Urban and peri-urban agriculture, livelihoods, and food and nutrition security in the Global South

 

Poster session

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