A separate list shows all upcoming events.
On January 14-15, 2013, the International Development Studies Group (Utrecht University) in collaboration with LANDac will convene a 2-day conference in Utrecht, the Netherlands, aimed at drawing scholars and policy makers together who have been paying particular attention to gender dynamics in land governance processes. We are at an important juncture where many countries are experimenting with legislative change in land governance. It is imperative for the aims of social justice, equity, and poverty alleviation that gender perspectives inform these reforms. The conference will include plenary panels of guest speakers from across academia and public policy, and a series of academic papers.
The Global forum for food and agriculture is an international political event focussing on central issues regarding the future of the global agri-food industry. It is held for the fifth time in this form during the International Green Week.
Achieving sustainable forest management on a global scale March 5th-6th 2013, Stockholm.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the Secretariat of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), in collaboration with a number of UN agencies, international and regional organizations and key national agencies, are organizing the High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy in Geneva, Switzerland, in March 2013.
An international conference examining the critical relationship between urbanization and food security throughout the world.
The agro-ecology movement is gaining momentum worldwide. A farmer and a scientist share their insights and experiences.
The Pesticide Action Week is an annual campaign taking place from March 20th to 30th, 2013 that aims to: • raise awareness on the health and environment risks of synthetic pesticides • highlight alternative solutions • build a global grassroots movement for a pesticide-free world
Two years ago, on Dec. 18 in Tunisia, the symbolic beginning of the Arab Uprising made its mark on the global stage. Presently, the Tunisian people continue to inspire through their revolutionary process and will be hosting the next World Social Forum. The AgriCultures network is co-organising a series of seminars as part of the More and Better Network.
Slow Science Workshop investigates 'slow science’. "Just like the ‘slow food’ movement defends qualitative food against fast food, slow science urges rethinking the current university, against the fast, competitive, benchmarked research."
Deemed impossible by researchers, farmers in many countries are significantly increasing the yields of rice while at the same time using less water and resources. ILEIA and others are organising an information evening in Wageningen, while presenting the latest issue of Farming Matters.
The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) 2nd Scientific Conference will take place from 9-12 April, in Bonn, Germany. The AgriCultures Network will be hosting a workshop dedicated to bridging the practice-policy gap, while participating in various other events.
The world is in constant change and therefore constant change in the needs of its inhabitants. FOOD will always stay the number one basic need, thus remaining the leading issue across the globe. The Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC), organised by the International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF) with technical assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) every 3rd year, is the only global Agro-Food platform addressing all components of the feed and food value chain – “from farm to fork”.
All over the world. Join in. "Together we can change the way people eat by educating every child about food, giving families the skills and knowledge to cook again, and motivating people to stand up for their rights to better food. Add your voice to the conversation with your best cooking and food education tip, favorite ingredient, or tell us why you support the Food Revolution and what actions you are taking."
Resist the commercialisation of nature - Stop land grabbing! The international peasants’ movement La Via Campesina has been defending and expanding the practice and policies of food sovereignty around the world for 20 years. To launch another 20 years of struggle, they are calling for a massive mobilisation day on 17 April, the International Day of Peasants’ Struggles, to reclaim our food system which is being increasingly occupied by transnational capital.
The International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition will increase understanding of the crucial role that forests, trees on farms and agroforestry systems can play in improving the food security and nutrition of rural people, especially in developing countries. It will propose ways to integrate this knowledge in policy decisions at the national and international levels.
The Conference on Desertification and Land Degradation 2013 (DesertLand) will act as a platform and a catwalk for showing actions that have been taken and projects undertaken since RIO 1992 (RIO+21) for combating desertification and land degradation!
Cracking the Nut (Sustainable Sourcing for Agricultural Supply Chains) is a global conference for multinational companies, investors, and development practitioners, bringing together private and public institutions to increase collaboration and investment in sustainable rural and agricultural markets.
This conference will identify key elements in policies, research, and social processes required for the spread of agroecological models of production, towards a fundamental transformation of the agro-food system in Europe.
The International Summer School of Agroecology offers attendees from different communities, who define themselves as scholars and/or practitioners of agroecology, an opportunity to meet and learn from each other.
World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991.