Stories tagged: agroecology

Louis Malassis Prize Shortlist: The Story Behind the Science of Dr. Fernando Funes Monzote

Monzote bee keeping

Farming First is pleased to act as media partner for the Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize and the inaugural Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security. Our new blog series will showcase stories from scientists nominated for these prestigious prizes.

The third blog in this series outlines the work of Dr. Fernando Rafael Funes Monzote, nominated for the Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Outstanding Career in Agriculture. Continue reading

SEP182014
International Symposium on Agroecology for Food and Nutrition Security

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18-19 September 2014

Rome, Italy

Food and Agriculture Organisation will host a symposium from 18 to 19 September to explore recent scientific research and knowledge and promote open dialogue while showcasing existing experiences and programs on agroecology.

The event brings together international experts in the field of Agroecology and within the new FAO Strategic Framework and Strategic Objective 2 to “Increase and improve provision of Goods and Services from Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries in a sustainable manner”.

This will be the occasion for agroecological initiatives from around the world to publicly display their work to a large audience of scientists, civil society members, members of the private sector and FAO staff during the two-day long symposium. Read more >>