Detailed information about the course
Vision for a sustainable agriculture 2019
6-8 May 2019
Ted Turlings, Prof., UNINE
John Pickett, Prof., Cardiff University
The course is organized in collaboration with the Interuniversity Doctoral Program in Organismal Biology of Neuchâtel (DP-Biol), the MAS-ICM of University of Neuchâtel & CABI Delémont, and the CUSO doctoral programs Ecology & Evolution and Microbial Sciences.
During the workshop you will be confronted with the challenges that researchers and policy makers are facing in their efforts to assure food security for future generations in a sustainable manner.
The focus will be on developing countries and the workshop will also be attended by students from the masters module Sustainable Agriculture and by foreign students that participate in the Masters of Advance Studies in Integrated Crop Management (MAS-ICM, in collaboration with CABI, Delemont).
Morning: Introduction (explaining CABI's activities in sustainable agriculture and introducing the Plantwise program). MAS-ICM students will present the agricultural challenges in their respective home country. They will present in groups of two (six 15-minute presentations).
Morning: The remaining four invited experts will present their visions (30 minutes plus 10 min discussion.
Morning: the students prepare their final presentations in which they address the main challenges and possible solutions (six presentations in total).
Please check on the Doctoral Program in Organismal Biology (DP-Biol) webpage for more details
University of Neuchâtel, UniMail, Emile-Argand 11, Aula Louis-Guillaume (ALG, 2nd floor)
Reimbursements for CUSO MPS Students
Common meals are provided.
Please register through the DP-Biol webpage
Priority is given to DP-Biol, CUSO MPS, CUSO Microbial Science and CUSO E&E students until 6 April 2019.
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