“Enhanced Genepool Utilization” conference is approaching

The deadline to put forward an abstract and participate in the International conference on “ENHANCED GENEPOOL UTILIZATION – Capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement” is approaching

International Conference on “Enhanced Genepool Utilization”

Call for abstracts
International Conference on “Enhanced Genepool Utilization – Capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement”
Deadline is 29 January 2014
The conference articulates around the following four sessions: Characterization techniques, Conservation strategies, Facilitating Crop Wild Relatives and Landrace use and Informatics development

International Conference on Enhanced Genepool Utilization

A conference that will bring together the international community to debate the current status and future enhanced utilization of Crop Wild Relatives (CWR) and Landrace (LR) diversity for improving agricultural production, increasing food security and sustaining the environment.

The Third International Conference on NUS

The 3rd International Conference on: Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) took place in Accra, Ghana, from 25-27 September 2013. Very impressive program, the book of abstract and highlights available on nus2013.org. Share your stories about NUS in New Agriculturist.    

Exploring the Perspectives of Indigenous Peoples and Rural Communities in the Debate on ‘Land Sparing vs Land Sharing’

Conclusions of an International Workshop, 3-6 June 2013, Chiang Mai, Thailand The Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research (PAR) and Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples Network (IKAP) convened a workshop to explore the issues raised by the ‘land sparing’ versus ‘land sharing’ debate from the perspectives of those who depend on and sustain agrobiodiversity. A key feature of […]

New course on agriculture and nutrition linkages, 18-29 November 2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation, is introducing a new course -  New International course on Agriculture and Nutrition Linkages  which will be held in Addis Ababa from 18-29 November 2013. The overall aim of the course is to contribute to improving nutrition by mainstreaming nutrition into  agricultural development programmes.   Click here for more information.