Sustainable agriculture in the baltic sea region with focus on climate change

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists
Date:
30-31 Oct 2012
Location:
Sweden (Uppsala)
Venue:
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Ultuna

The theme of this conference is Sustainable Agriculture in Baltic Sea Region with focus on climate change. After one day of general presentations and discussions two parallel sessions are planned.

1. Plant production, plant nutrition, plant protection
2. Livestock production, environment, animal health

It is hoped that presentations and discussions will increase understanding and knowledge on how sustainable agriculture can contribute to more environmentally friendly agriculture and reduced negative environmental impact on the Baltic Sea in the light of changing climate. It is also hoped that this conference with participants from different countries and disciplines will contribute to improved understanding of the problems that we can expect in the context of changing climate and how we can limit the negative effects but also take advantage of the opportunities offered.

Topics:

  • Plant production
  • Plant nutrition
  • Plant protection
  • Livestock production
  • Environment
  • Animal health


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Event fee

From 2500 to 4500 SEK

Target audience

Advisers and extension workers, Researchers, Representatives from grower’s associations, Policy makers, Stakeholders of the food sector, All other interested parties, PhD students and Environmental and agricultural governmental organizations


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment, Food Security & Agriculture
Countries:
Sweden
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