Activities 2013

Last changed: 03 June 2020

Summer school: Biofuels and Biorefineries

This summer school took place at Ultuna in Uppsala in November 2013.

The course provided the participating PhD students with an overview of how organic raw material is refined to solid, liquid or gaseous biofuel. The course covered the production of biofuel in solid form (chips, pellets), liquid fuel (bio ethanol, syngas fuel like methanol) and gaseous fuel like methane from anaerobic digestion of biomass.

Workshop: Environmental Monitoring and detection of invasive species

The 3rd international GCUA 2030 workshop "Environmental Monitoring and detection of invasive species" took place at SLU in Uppsala, 4-6 September 2013.

Participating universities:

  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • National Agriculture University, Nicaragua
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, Sweden
  • University of Tokyo, Japan
  • University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • Cornell University, USA

Workshop: The future of food; security, safety and quality

The workshop "The Future of Food; Security, Safety and Quality" took place at SLU in Uppsala 22-24 May, 2013.

GCUAW2 (2013) Future of Food Position Paper

Participating universities:
  • University of Queensland, Australia
  • University of Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • University of Ouagado, UgoU, Burkina Faso
  • University of British Columbia, Canada
  • China Agricultural University, China
  • Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
  • University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, Sweden
  • Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • Cornell University, USA

Contact

GCUA 2030 coordinator

Elisabeth Rajala
Telephone: +46 18 672036, +46 73 801 33 56
E-mail:
elisabeth.rajala@slu.se

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