Food, Energy, GMOs
Excerpt:The GlobalFood Program at the University of Göttingen will organize the second Global Food Symposium on 25-26 April, 2014 in Göttingen, Germany. The aim of this Symposium is to discuss new research findings and policy challenges related to the global agri-food system transformation.
Excerpt:The call for abstracts for the "Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference" at the University of North Carolina is open. The conference will take place in March 2014.
Excerpt:This year’s World Food Day Colloquium highlights the specific role of water to improve global food security. The Colloquium will stimulate the debate regarding water strategies, especially in agriculture. Water efficiency is an integral part of this discussion as agriculture accounts for more than 70% of water used worldwide. ...
Excerpt:The University of Stirling, Scotland invites to a conference on Policy Delivery on Low Carbon Energy Generation Infrastructure in the UK on 5 April, 2013.
Excerpt:The organisers of the interdisciplinary conference "Energy Transitions: Regulation of Energy Markets at National, European and International Levels", which will take place from 4-5 March, 2013 at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu invite for the submission of papers by 1 December, 2012.
Post-Graduate Course: The Art of Crop Modelling, Quantifying Crop Growth in Face of Global Food Security and Climate Effects
Excerpt:This course teaches the principles of crop growth modelling for early career researchers. Crop models allow to simulate the growth and development of annual and perennials crops, often in interaction with the environment (i.e. soil, nitrogen, water, air). Many different models are available, a recent inventory lead to a total of 250.
Excerpt:The South African Young Scientists Summer Programme (SA-YSSP) is currently accepting applications for doctoral students from IIASA's member countries to spend three months at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Applications are due on 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The Natural Resources Group is looking for a highly motivated senior researcher to join the Natural Resources Management Group of the the IIED to develop and manage a research programme on local control and resilience in food and agriculture systems.
Excerpt:The 4th Workshop on Game Theory in Energy, Resources and Environment will be held from 29-30 November, 2012 at HEC Montréal, Canada. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 10 October, 2012.