Upcoming events in Agriculture for Development (ARD)

  • 27th February 2018
  • by secretary
28 February 2018. Gent, Belgium. Doing Research in Africa: tips and tricks on ethics and funding
28 February 2018. GFAR. Webinar. Farmers’ access to data
28 February 2018. Webinar. FAO-NEPAD webinar on rural youth employment. The webinar is the second of a series of webinars on productive employment and decent work in rural areas which we are organizing ion collaboration with NEPAD and DPS FAO. The webinar’s aim is to reach as many actors possible and to raise awareness on the FAO and NEPAD approaches and experience in promoting decent jobs for rural youth in Africa.
1 March 2018. Brussels. InfoPoint Lunchtime Conference: Climate-Resilient Sustainable Food Systems
1 March 2018. Brussels. Sourcing while respecting biodiversity: the case of food. The Global Nature Fund, the Belgian Federal Public Service for Health, FoodChain Safety and Environment, Université catholique de Louvain and IPES-food propose an exchange of ideas around food sourcing and biodiversity.
1-3 March 2018. Paris. 5th International Conference on Nutrition and Growth

6-8 March 2018. Nanyuki. Kenya. 3rd ECHO East Africa Pastoralist Symposium
7-9 March. Dakar, Senegal. AAIN Agribusiness Incubation Conference
12-15 March 2018. Bujumbura-Burundi. Workshop on the implication of women and youth in Agri business
13-14 March 2018, London. How business can make smallholder supply chains resilient. Practical ways to use the Sustainable Development Goals
19 March – 19 April 2018. Online Conference. new SALSA e-conference. The first e-conference was to support and give input to the SALSA project (SALSA: Small Farms, Small Food Businesses and Sustainable Food Security, see more here <http://www.salsa.uevora.pt/en/>). This online conference will be about: (a) Cooperation between small farmers; (b) Contributions of small farmers to the resilience of the food system; (c) Past strategies and policies for small farmers to overcome their main challenges; (d) Strategies and policies which would allow small farmers to address
challenges in the future; (e) The way food supply chain businesses might contribute to small farmers; (f) How policies can affect small farms’ activities and decision making
19-20 March 2018. Nairobi, Kenya. 1st Biocontrol Africa Conference
19 March 2018.Washington D.C., USA. WORLD BANK LAND AND POVERTY CONFERENCE 2018.
20 March 2018. Brussels. ‘Edible insects for food, feed and food security’, organized in collaboration with the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Meise Botanic Garden
21-22 March 2018Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium
21-23 March 2018. Nairobi, Kenya. 16th New Ag International Conference
27 March 2018. Brussels. The annual Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) Debate on the future of European and world agriculture.
3-5 April 2018. Rome, Italy. 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology: Scaling Up Agroecology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
3-5 April 2018. Manchester. World Symposium on Climate Change and Biodiversity (WSCCB-2018)
5-6 April 2018, Washington DC Can innovation and technology make agriculture sustainable?
This two-day business forum is designed to provide leading discussion and debate around how to leverage technology, climate-smart agriculture and cross-sector collaborations to improve sustainable farming, deliver against company objectives and balance positive impact for farmers, businesses and the planet.
3-5 April 2018. Rome. FAO 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology “Scaling up agroecology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”
6 April 2018. Rome. Programming Research and Innovation for Improved Impact. The workshop will consist of Key Note Speakers showing how to *ex ante*programme research and innovation for improved impact, at the international, national and regional scales.
9-10 April 2018. Copenhagen. 5th International Conference on Food Security and Nutrition (ICFSN 2018)
9-12 April 2018. Cape Town South Africa. Sorghum in the 21st Century Conference
19-20 April 2018. Berlin, Germany. Global Bio economy summit
22 – 25 April 2018. Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus. World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR). This Congress is organized in cooperation with the Turkish Chamber of Agricultural Engineers, Akdeniz University and Ege University and it is the most important and the biggest event for the international community of Agricultural Engineers. This Congress will give an excellent possibility to present your current studies, discuss new ideas, technologies, processes, application experiences and machines, developing new collaborations between academics, researchers, developers, engineers, experts, students and also practitioners.
25-26 April 2018. Hohenheim, Germany. Agrinatura General Assembly.
8-10 May 2018. Lusaka, Zambia. Use of ICT for Agriculture and Environment
18 – 19 April 2018. Berlin Germany. Global Bioeconomy Summit 2018.
6-12 May 2018. Uyo, Nigeria. Biodiversity Conference of Nigeria Chapter of SCB
15 -16 May 2018. Nairobi Kenya.  Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit
28-31 May 2018. Belfast Summit on Global Food Integrity
31 May -1 June 2018. Pretoria. IAALD – AFRICA CONFERENCE
11-12 June 2018 EAT Stockholm Food Forum
14-15 June 2018. Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Research; Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security – Transforming our food systems. Second FOOD2030 High Level event.
The Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU is organising a Flagship Conference dedicated to Research and Innovation (R&I) as a driver of sustainable food systems transformation. This will be the second FOOD2030 High Level event.
18-21 June 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. Adaptation Futures 2018
24-27 June 2018. Mombassa, Kenya. 2nd African Symposium on Mycotoxicology
3 – 5 July 2018. Stuttgart, Germany. 5th International ISEKI Food Conference
25-27 July 2018.cNairobi, Kenya 1st Africa Conference on Evidence to Action (E2A). The Theme of the Conference is “Bridging the Gap: Strengthening connections between research and policy in sub-Saharan Africa.” It is premised on the understanding that contextualizing research and evaluation for Africa has the potential to inform policy decision-making and the achievement of SDGs.
20-24 August 2018. Nairobi. 14th Edition of the African Dairy Conference
5 – 6 September 2018. Hohenheim, Germany. Congress FOOD2030 Towards Sustainable Food Systems
11 – 14 September 2018. Hohenheim. Deutsche Pflanzenschutztagung
16–18 September 2018. Wuhan, China. 2nd Mycokey International Conference.
17-19 September 2018. Gent, Belgium. Tropen Tag. Annual interdisciplinary conference on Research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development. Conference theme:Global food security and food safety: The role of universities
24-26 September 2018. Cape Town, Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness Conference.
1-5 October 2018. Addis Ababa. 8th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC VIII)
4-7 October 2018. Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina. AGROSYM 2018.
7-11 October 2018 in Berlin. IWCSPP 2018 – 12th International Working Conference for Stored Product Protection.
9-11 October 2018. IITA in Ibadan, Nigeria. 1st All Africa Congress on Synthetic Pesticides, Environment, Human and Animal Health
9-12 October 2018. Johannesburg. Second African Congress on Conservation Agriculture
15-19 October 2018. Accra, Ghana. 7th All African Conference on Animal Agriculture (7th AACAA)
30 November-4 December 2018: Addis Ababa Role of Bees in Food Production