Sustainable food experts call for research regime change

Agroecology, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Intensification … Read a write up and a discussion paper from the Centre for Agroecology and Food Security (CAFS)

International Symposium on Agrobiodiversity for Sustainable Development

The role of agrobiodiversity, custodian farmers, sustainable intensification and much more will be on the agenda of an International Symposium on Agrobiodiversity for Sustainable Development organized by Bioversity International, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

3-4 June – Beijing, China

Agricultural Heritage: Looking beyond food production and ecosystem services

Wednesday 17 April 2013 during CGRFA14 in FAO, Rome
A Side Event that will feature humanity’s agricultural heritage systems and their importance to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity for food security and nutrition, and in revitalization of rural communities.

Notice on nominations for IPBES Workshop on Indigenous and Local Knowledge

Nominations to participate in a workshop to identify procedures and approaches for building synergies between indigenous & local knowledge and science.

Organized on behalf of the IPBES Multidisciplinary Expert Panel by UNESCO, UNU and the Ministry of Environment of Japan, this workshop will be held from 9 to 11 June 2013 in Tokyo

Workshop on Biodiversity and Resilience of Agroecosystems

A workshop organized by CIRAD and Bioversity International that will focus on the role of biodiversity in the management of multiple agroecosystem services in development contexts, and contribution to resilience.

PAR/IPSI events before and during COP11 of the CBD

The Satoyama Initiative aims to conserve sustainable human-influenced natural environments (Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes; SEPL) through broader global recognition of their value. The partnership, IPSI, comprises organisations committed to support SEPL for the benefit of biodiversity and human well-being through the implementation of their respective activities PAR is a member of the partnership and will be […]