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FAO Agroecology Symposium

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Ethiopia
  03 April 2018 to 05 April 2018 - All Day Event
  Rome

There is a broad consensus that agroecology can be instrumental in achieving a wide range of policy, environmental and food security targets, from sustainability related goals to the reduction of rural poverty.

Building on the 1st International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition, held in Rome in 2014, and the subsequent regional seminars organized in 2015 and 2016, FAO will host the 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology: Scaling Up agroecology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in April 2018.

This second symposium aim at moving agroecology from dialogue to activities at the regional and country level by providing an opportunity for sharing ideas and experiences, while discussing policies and actions that can support agroecology in achieving the SDGs and accompany the decade of Family Farming.

The Symposium will take a multi-stakeholder, multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary approach. About 400 participants are expected to attend, from policy-makers and governments, agroecology practitioners and civil society representatives, to members from academia and research, the private sector and representatives from the regional meetings [...]


http://www.fao.org/about/meetings/second-international-agroecology-symposium/en/



Sarah Assefa If you are going - please contact me sassefa@agriprofocus.com - I would love to phone you after the symposium! 

6 months 3 weeks ago

P Mwanza Hello Sarah, thank you for informing about the  symposium, unfortunately due to prior commitments, I will not make it. I would like to find out more about partnerships both local and international. Where can I start from? 

6 months 3 weeks ago