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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Zürich, Switzerland

Tackling Malnutrition with Biofortification: Challenges and Opportunities

WFSC Spring Public Lecture with 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.

Biel, Switzerland

Cocoboards: Intercultural Cooperation and Development

event on the development of inexpensive and environmentally friendly construction panels organized by Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH Cooperation and Development.

Biel, Switzerland

Cocoboards: Intercultural Cooperation and Development

Event organized by the Bern University of Applied Sciences

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

St. Gallen, Switzerland

Good Food - Was können Firmen beitragen?

Podiumsdiskussion, organisiert von Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation

Bern, Switzerland

Biovision Frühlings-Event: Regenwald schützen und nutzen

organisiert von Biovision

26.05.17 to 27.05.17
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Thought for food global summit

organised by the Thought For Food platform

29.05.17 to 02.06.17
Einsiedeln, Switzerland

PSC Summer School 2017

organized by Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center

20.06.17 to 24.06.17
Elenite Holiday Village, Bulgaria

International Conference on Agriculture and Food

organized by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria and others

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

26.06.17 to 30.06.17
London, UK

Professional Certificate in Strategic Food Security Planning

Course organized by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies

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"

20.08.17 to 24.08.17
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

International Conference on Organic Agriculture in the Tropics

organized by the Universitas Gadjah Mada and others in collaboration with the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR)

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)

30.08.17 to 01.09.17
Dundee, Scotland

Transformations 2017

interdisciplinary conference focusing on transformations towards sustainability

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)

10.09.17 to 13.09.17
Ingham and Townsville, Australia

8th GFRAS Annual Meeting

organized by the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services GFRAS.

Natur Museum St. Gallen, Switzerland

Vortrag "Schokoladen- und Schattenseiten des Kakaos"

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”

02.10.17 to 06.10.17
Salenstein, Switzerland

Meeting IOBC-WPRS Working Group “Integrated Protection in Field Vegetables”

biannual meeting organized by Agroscope that will bring together advisors and researchers to present and discuss basic and applied research on integrated protection of field vegetables.

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

14.11.17 to 17.11.17
Brussels, Belgium

Horizon 2020 Food, Agriculture Infoweek

Infoday, brokerage, dissemination with a focus on digitisation and a bioeconomy policy event organized by the European Commission

03.12.17 to 06.12.17
Cape Town, South Africa

3rd International Conference on Global Food Security


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