Market of traditional grains in Kastamonu, Turkey (Photo: Alessandra Giuliani)

Events Calendar

Events related to agricultural research for development, with a focus on Switzerland

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01.03.17 to 03.03.17
Bonn, Germany

Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development

organized by the UN SDG Action Campaign and others

Luzern, Switzerland

Geld gewonnen, Land zerronnen. Rauben Schweizer Investitionen in Grossplantagen Menschen die Existenz?

panel discussion organized by Katholische und Reformierte Kirchen Stadt und Kanton Luzern, COMUNDO, Fastenopfer and others

13.03.17 to 15.03.17
Jakarta, Indonesia

Securing Asia’s Food & Nutrition Future

Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture organized by Global Initiatives

Bern, Switzerland

Horizon 2020: Associated!

National Information Event organized by Euresearch to inform about the changes and new opportunities offered to Swiss participants

Bern, Switzerland

Palmöl-Spekulation - Ist mein Bankkonto clean?

organized by Brot für alle

22.03.17 to 24.03.17
Niort, France

Ecology and Agriculture Summit for Young Scientists

First Summit for Young Scientists studying Agroecosystems organized by INRA

Zürich, Switzerland

Erzählcafé zu zukunftsweisenden Ernährungsformen

organized by Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

28.03.17 to 30.03.17
Osaka, Japan

3rd International Conference on Biotechnology and Agriculture Engineering

organized by The Association of the Scientists and Engineers in Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering (CBEES)

Bern, Switzerland

How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020

half-day course organized by Euresearch

30.03.17 to 31.03.17
La Paz, Bolivia

La Educación en la Gestión Resiliente de Recursos Agrícolas y Naturales

International Symposium organized by PROAGRO

Basel, Switzerland

12. Eco Naturkongress

organisiert von unter dem Titel "Wasserschloss Schweiz in Gefahr" und mit Themenblock "Globaler Wasserstress"

Bern, Switzerland

International Career Day 2017

organized by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA for graduates and young academics who are considering a career in an international organisation

24.04.17 to 26.04.17
Dakar, Sénégal

Conférence Intensification Durable 2017

organisé par les Laboratoires Mixtes Internationaux IESOL (Intensification Ecologique des Sols Cultivés en Afrique de l’Ouest) et LAPSE (LMI Adaptation des Plantes et microorganismes associés aux Stress Environnementaux), le Dispositif de recherche et formation en Partenariat IAVAO (Innovation et Amélioration Variétale en Afrique de l'Ouest) et le...

Zürich, Switzerland

WFSC Spring Public Lecture

presenation by Dr. Maria Andrade, International Potato Center, Winner 2016 World Food Prize

28.04.17 to 29.04.17
Göttingen, Germany

GlobalFood Symposium: Transformation of Global Agri-Food Systems

organized by the University of Göttingen in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

08.05.17 to 11.05.17
Montpellier, France

Crop Diversitication in a Changing Word: Mobilizing the Green Gold of Plant Genetic Resources

hosted by INRA (National Institute for Agricultural Research), CIRAD (Centre for International Cooperation in Agronomic Research for Development), IRD (Research Institute for Development), Agropolis Fondation, ARCAD (Agropolis Resource Centre for Crop Conservation, Adaptation and Diversity), and Montpellier SupAgro.

08.05.17 to 12.05.17
Zurich, Switzerland

Food Security Course for Development Profressionals

organized by ETH Nadel with the aim to develop the participants’ knowledge and understanding of the challenges facing food security at global and local levels.

15.05.17 to 02.06.17
Wageningen, Netherlands

Linking research to inclusive development for food security

Course organized by ICRA

17.05.17 to 19.05.17
Dresden, Germany

Sustainable Development Goals and the Nexus Approach: Monitoring and Implementation

Dresden Nexus Conference organized by United Nations University, Technische Universität Dresden and Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development

29.05.17 to 02.06.17
Einsiedeln, Switzerland

PSC Summer School 2017

organized by Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center

25.06.17 to 08.07.17
Stellenbosch, South Africa

World Food System Summer School: Food Systems in Transition

Deadline for applications: 6 February 2017

29.06.17 to 01.07.17
Basel, Switzerland

7th European Conference on African Studies

organized by the Centre for African Studies Basel and the Swiss Society for African Studies under the title "Urban Africa - Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban"

21.08.17 to 23.08.17
Stockholm, Sweden

Resilience 2017 - Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability

conference organized by Stockholm Resilience Centre

24.08.17 to 26.08.17
Stockholm, Sweden

7th International Conference on Sustainability Science

conference organized by futurearth, Stockholm Resilience Centre and IR3S

27.08.17 to 01.09.17

World Water Week

organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

05.09.17 to 08.09.17
Bern, Switzerland

International Conference on Research for Development

co-hosted by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) and the University of Bern's Centre for Development and Environment (CDE)

20.09.17 to 22.09.17
Bonn, Germany

Tropentag 2017

organized by University of Bonn under the titel “Future Agriculture: social-ecological transitions and bio-cultural shifts”

08.10.17 to 11.10.17
Cape Town, South Africa

3rd International Conference on Global Food Security

organized by Elsevier in association with DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Universities of Pretoria and the Western Cape

24.10.17 to 25.10.17
Geneva, Switzerland

World Resources Forum 2017

09.11.17 to 11.11.17
New Delhi, India

19th Organic World Congress

organized by IFOAM, The Organic Farming Association of India and PDA Trade Fairs

03.12.17 to 06.12.17
Cape Town, South Africa

3rd International Conference on Global Food Security


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