Biodiversity & Agriculture

“Biodiversity and Agricultures : Today’s Challenges, Tomorrow’s Research for More Sustainable Farming” is the theme for the conference that will be held this week in Montpellier, France.  It will be held over two days (4th-5th November) and the main topics up for discussion include:

  • Ecosystems and agriculture
  • Agriculture, biodiversity and society: the footprint and the drivers; North/South perspectives
  • Agriculture and biodiversity in complex landscapes: pointers towards new policies
  • The way forward for science: what we need to know and how to apply knowledge to improve the situation.

Click here to view the programme and the speakers. This conference is also viewable by live streaming.  If you’re keen to look at and participate in some of the discussions currently on, you can visit the forum page and register.

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Maintained by staff at Bioversity International Library, this blog aims to provide readers with updates on new information resources within the field of plant genetic resources (PGR), agrobiodiversity and conservation; [with a little fun thrown in as well].
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