GCHERA events 20 – 22 October 2013

  • 10th October 2013
  • by manager
Agrinatura News

AGRINATURA was represented by Torsten Berg from Aarhus University, Denmark, at GCHERA Annual Meeting in Nanjing, China, October 20 – 22, 2013. This meeting included GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Ceremony, international seminar on Education and Innovation in Agriculture and Life Sciences and GCHERA Board for an Extraordinary General Assembly.


GCHERA Annual Meeting 20 to 22 October 2013, Nanjing, China
-The programme included the inaugural GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Ceremony (www.gchera-wap.org) to acknowledge excellence in academic leadership in agricultural and life science universities, to be held on 20 October 2013.
The ceremony was followed by an International Seminar — GCHERA World Dialogue on Education and Innovation in Agriculture and Life Sciences: Universities as Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Rural Development on 20 and 21 October.

GCHERA World Dialogue Programme on 20 and 21 October 2013 & Call for Case Study presentations
– Universities as Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Rural Development focuse on enhancing the education curriculum of universities of agricultural and life sciences to deliver graduates who have the entrepreneurial skills to support the development of small and medium enterprises in the rural environment linked with the agricultural food chain.
Each GCHERA Higher Education Association was invited to make a presentation of case studies from their association members of how universities are developing entrepreneurial skills through the curriculum.

The summary of all upcoming events for Fall 2013 with detailed information can be found in the following document: Upcoming events 2013.

Call for nominations to elect the next Chair of the GCHERA Board to be returned by 11 September 2013.

Detailed information can be downloaded here.


GCHERA Board Extraordinary General Assembly 22 October 2013
– There was a meeting of the GCHERA Board for an Extraordinary General Assembly on 22 October 2013, at Nanjing Agricultural University, China, from 08.30 to 9.00, on the occasion of the Ceremony for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize and World Dialogue Seminar (see http://wap.njau.edu.cn/).
The purpose of this extraordinary meeting was to approve a proposal for the amendment of the GCHERA Statutes.

More information can be found here.