Biodiversity, Tools, Agriculture, green agriculture, GHG emissions, efficiency, environmental performance
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 11th European IFSA Symposium will take place from 1-4 April, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
Evaluation of Soil Organic Matter Balance Methods as Practice-applicable Tools for Environmental Impact Assessment and Farm Management Support (SOMpatic)
Excerpt:An international workshop on the evaluation of soil organic matter balance methods (SOM balances) will take place on 20-22 November, 2013 in Giessen, Germany.
Assessing Planetary and Regional Nitrogen Boundaries Related to Food Security and Adverse Environmental Impacts
Excerpt:This paper describes the concept of -, governance interest in- and criticism on planetary boundaries, specifically with respect to the nitrogen (N) cycle. The authors suggest an holistic approach for an updated planetary N boundary. ...
Excerpt:The 15th Annual BIOECON Conference will be held at Kings College Cambridge, England on 19-20 September 2013. This year’s meeting is inviting attention to the relationship between biodiversity and land use management, population and food security.
Excerpt:Soil biodiversity may be under threat to varying degrees in 56% of EU territory, according to new research from the Joint Research Centre (JRC), published on 3 September. Intensive agriculture is the biggest threat, followed by carbon loss, invasive species, erosion and contamination.
Excerpt:Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany, is offering a post as post-doctoral research associate starting at the earliest possible date for a duration of three years. The post is situated within the ERA-NET project - MULTAGRI – “Rural development through governance of multifunctional agricultural land use”. ...
Excerpt:The Institute of Horticultural Production Systems, Vegetable Systems Modelling, at Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover offers a PhD Position in Capacity Building/Education (50%).
Excerpt:A position as Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Agricultural Officer is available at the Research and Extension Branch of FAO.
Excerpt:The International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) is an international autonomous, non-profit, research organization committed to the improvement of livelihoods of the resource-poor in dry areas. ICARDA is looking for an executive assistant to its Director General.