GA Workshop_2021

General Assembly Workshop 2021

  • 18th May 2021
  • by secretary
Agrinatura Events

Dear Agrinatura Network,

It is my pleasure to announce and invite you on Agrinatura General Assembly Workshop online event on 21st May, 2021 11:30 – 13:00.

This year Workshop will be first of its kind!

Link to event

We have invited speakers who are experts in their fields from our member institutions but even beyond.

This year’s topic address important topic widely discussed recently: Building a Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems for Future: Experiences and Expertise

(Detailed progr4.Agrinatura General Assembly 2021 Agenda_Workshop meeting_ver2am attached).

During this Workshop we would like to discus current development on building of resilience and sustainabilty of food systems. We would like to present our recently published Position paper on Reasearch and Innovation on Food Systems. We invited speakers form our member institutions as well as parters and experts in the field to share their view and experience from various perspectives.

We would like to bring the rich discussion to our audience and you can be part of it.

Please do join us via TEAMS (please note that Microsoft TEAMS has limit 250 participants so register early).

Please follow the golden rules of the event here: Golden Rules for the Agrinatura General Assembly Workshop online meeting.


Building a Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems for Future: Experiences and Expertise

Carolin Callenius moderator


11:30 – 11:35    Introduction

Carolin Callenius, Board member, University of Hohenheim, Germany, UHOH


11:35 – 11:45    Scientific and science-policy interfaces challenges towards food systems transformation

Patrick Caron, Vice President of the University of Montpellier, Director of the MUSE I-Site Institute for Advanced Studies and President of Agropolis International, France


11:45 – 11:55    Agrinatura Position on Research and Innovation in Food Systems, a contribution to the dialogues preparing the UN Food Systems Summit

Stephen Onakuse, President Agrinatura, University College Cork, Ireland, UCC


11:55 – 12:05    Towards a Future Research Agenda on Food System Resilience

Bart de Steenhuijsen Piters, Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands, WUR


12:05 – 12:15    Leveraging interdisciplinarity to address global sustainability challenges: An institutional Approach

Dr. Paul Bolger, University College Cork, Ireland, UCC


12:15 – 12:25    To be confirmed


12:25 – 12:55    Discussion

12:55 – 13:00    Closing remarks

Miguel de Porras, Board member, FiBL Europe, Brussels, Belgium