Symposium 'Tropentag 2018: Global food security and food safety - the role of universities'

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Students, Employees, Alumni, Press, Business
17-09-2018 13:00 to 19-09-2018 14:30
Auditorium Oehoe, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent
Ghent University, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
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The Tropentag is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference.

The annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development (TROPENTAG) is jointly organised by

  • the universities of Berlin, Bonn, Göttingen, Hohenheim, Kassel-Witzenhausen, Hamburg, ZALF e.V., ETH Zurich (Switzerland), Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Czech Republic), BOKU Vienna (Austria)
  • the Council for Tropical and Subtropical Research (ATSAF e.V)
  • in co-operation with the GIZ Advisory Service on Agricultural Research for Development (BEAF).

The conference addresses issues of resource management, environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide.