Agriculture and Climate Change – Adapting Crops to Increased Uncertainty

15 – 17 February 2015, NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands The conference Agriculture and Climate Change: Adapting Crops to Increased Uncertainty will focus on the likely impact of climate change on crop production and explore approaches to maintain and increase crop productivity in the face of climate change. Abstracts for oral and poster […]

IIED, Asociacion ANDES and ISE are supporting a series of dialogues

From IIED blog some good news on alliances and exchanges of knowledge and materials between indigenous mountain communities to explore the impacts of climatic changes on food systems, and the responses needed.

Declaration of women and men farmers for the IYFF

From the IYFF meeting in Abu Dhabi
“Family Farming can and must become the cornerstone of solid sustainable rural development, conceived of as an integral part of the global and harmonised development of each nation and each people while preserving the environment and natural resources”. … Read it all …

“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.