City: SLU Uppsala, Sweden
Location: Campus Ultuna, Almas allé 10, Uppsala
Last signup date: 6 September 2017
The Agricultural Research for Development Conference – Agri4D – is an international bi-annual event that has been held at SLU since 2011.
The conference will take place on 20-21 September and this year the theme is Rural Transformation and Urbanization.
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Swedish International Agriculture Network Initiative (SIANI) are pleased to announce the Agri4D 2017 Conference. This is a two day event for researchers and professionals working with and/or interested in agriculture for development. Master and PhD students, senior scientists, experts from social, political, soils, crops, natural resources and animal science, economy, forestry, horticulture, veterinary medicine etc. are encouraged to participate.
Keynote speakers and sessions
Keynote speakers to the conference include Rita Sharma (ICRAF), Bimbika Sijapati Basnett (CIFOR), Thomas Jayne (Michigan State University - MSU), Antony Chapoto, (Indaba agricultural policy research institute - IAPRI, Zambia), Pay Drechsel (International Water Management Institute - IWMI), Nighisty Ghezae, (International Foundation for Science – IFS), Luc Mougeot (International Development Research Centre – IDRC) and Ingrid Öborn (ICRAF and SLU).
We will have three parallel thematic sessions on each day of the conference. The poster session will open on the first day. See preliminary agenda below.
08.15-08.45 Registration and coffee
08.45-09.00 Welcome and opening. Moderator Annika Åhnberg
09.00-10.30 Keynote speeches
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.15 Poster session
13.15-17.15 Thematic sessions
(Coffee break 14.45-15.15)
17.15-19.00 Reception (mingle)
08.45-12.15 Thematic sessions
Coffee break (10.30-11.00)
13.15-13.30 Welcome to Day 2
13.30-15.00 Keynote speeches
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30-17.00 Panel discussion with keynote speakers.
Closing of the conference
Margarita Cuadra, Communicator SIANI-SLU Global theme
Phone: +46 (0)18-671153