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01
Jun
From
1 June 2014 to 3 June 2014
in Montpellier (France)
Organised byCet événement est co-organisé avec le Consortium du CGIAR, le Forum Mondial de la Recherche Agricole (GFAR) et le Forum Rural Mondial (FRM) avec le soutien du ministère des Affaires étrangères, du ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’Agroalimentaire et de la
16
Nov
From16 November 2015
in London (United Kingdom)
Organised byThe Brooke

As the first international event of its kind, the conference will provide a
rare opportunity to put the welfare and contributions of non-food producing
livestock such as working horses, donkeys and mules on the international
livestock policy agenda.

26
Oct
From
26 October 2015 to 30 October 2015
in Milan (Italy)
Organised bySahel and West Africa Club (SWAC)

From 26-30 October, The Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC) of the OECD will
participate at Expo Milano around the theme of food security.

17
Nov
From17 November 2015
in NW Washington , DC 20007 (United States)
Organised byEmbassy of France; World Resources Institute; Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States

France will host the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris from
November 30 to December 11 to reach an agreement that will put the world on
track to limit global warming to 1.5° or 2° C. Our capacity to feed 9.5
billion people in 2050 in a context of climate change will depend on our
ability to keep our soils alive. France is proposing to take concrete actions
to improve the health of soils by sequestering organic matter [1]. More
information about this conference is available here [2].

[1] http://4p1000.org/understand
[2] http://www.france-science.org/Conference-Food-Security-and,8355.html

04
Dec
From4 December 2015
in Parsi (France)
Organised byEU-IFAD Joint Side Event at COP21

The side event presents latest result of international agricultural research
financed by the EU and IFAD. 

26
Jan
From
26 January 2016 to 28 January 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission

Challenges faced by agriculture and rural areas and the long-term character
of research activities call for a strategic approach to research and
innovation. European Commission is organising a conference [1] to discuss how
such a strategic approach could be implemented. The conference closed a
half-year process kicked-off in Milan in June 2015. The objectives of the
conference were to: present the main elements of a long-term strategy for EU
agricultural research and innovation; discuss its content, in particular
several dimensions of the manner it could be implemented. The conference
will assemble over 500 participants including scientists, relevant science
networks, stakeholders, International organisations and authorities.

[1] http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/news/designing-path-strate...

14
Aug
From
14 August 2016 to 26 August 2016
in Oxford (United Kingdom)
Organised byJointly run by Global Climate Adaptation Partnership and Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment, Oxford University

‘The course is structured to prepare future leaders capable to deal with a
complex and wicked problem like climate change and adapting to climate
change.  It marries an understanding of the complexity of climate science
and climate data with the skills that are needed to be a change agent and
leader in that field.’ Mo Hamza, Oxford Adaptation Academy Principal, Lead
Author and Editor of the World Disasters Report 2015 

05
Jun
From5 June 2016
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byIBGE

The Brussels Institute for Environment (IBGE) is organizing an event in Parc
Cinquantenaire [1] in Brussels on 5 June around the theme of ‘good food’.
UNEP has applied for a stand in the park along with the World Food Programme
(WFP), the Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) and UNRIC. 

[1] http://www.environnement.brussels/news/le-festival-de-lenvironnement-sav...

13
Feb
From
13 February 2017 to 15 February 2017
in The Hague (Netherlands)
Organised byCTA, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, CABI, GODAN

The Ministry of Economic Affairs, CABI, GODAN, CTA and Wageningen UR are
partnering to organise the 3rd Workshop on Creating Impacts with Open Data in
Agriculture and Nutrition [1]. The workshop will be hosted at the Ministry of
Economic Affairs in The Hague.

The objectives of this workshop are:

● To build action agendas to strengthen the role of open data in achieving
sustainable production of food at lower environmental and social costs from
both a public and private sector perspective;

● To identify and scope Big Wins of Open Data towards impact and build
collaborative partnerships for implementation;

● To develop organizational and practical capacities for working with open
data in a meaningful way.

The workshop will bring together a mix of key players from public as well as
private sector organisations at national, international and global level:
governments, businesses, consultants, universities, research organisations
and NGOs. The participants are invited to share their views, practices,
success stories/failures and business cases in participatory workshops and
interactions. All participants will be invited to commit to personal action
plans and concrete steps to actively turn the power of open data into real
impact.

[1] http://www.godan.info/events/creating-impact-open-data-agriculture-and-n...

28
Mar
From28 March 2017
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuronatur Foundation, Wetlands International European Association

On 28 March 2017, our Member EuroNatur Foundation will launch the ‘Sava White Book: The Sava River Basin – its ecological character, main threats and restoration potential’  during an event hosted by  Igor Šoltes, MEP, The Greens/EFA and Ivan Jakovčić,

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