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 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 agenda below.
08.15 Registration and coffee
08.45 Welcome by organizers, and opening message by Anna-Maria Oltorp, Head of Sida's unit for research cooperation. Moderator Annika Åhnberg
09.00 Keynote speeches
10.15 Coffee break
10.45 Keynote speeches
Towards Sustainable Land Use: Challenges and opportunities. Ingrid Öborn, ICRAF and SLU.
13.00 Poster session
14.15 Thematic sessions
(Coffee break 15.30 – 15.45)
17.15-19.00 Reception (mingle)
08.45 Thematic sessions
Coffee break (10.30-11.00)
13.00 Welcome to Day 2 by Moderator Marika Griehsel
13.15 Keynote speeches
14.15 Coffee break
14.45 Keynote speeches
15.45 Panel discussion with keynote speakers. Moderator Marika Griehsel
16.45 Closing of the conference
Margarita Cuadra, Communicator SIANI-SLU Global theme
Phone: +46 (0)18-671153