AGP - EPSO Consultation
 

FAO-EPSO CONSULTATION
PLANT SCIENCES FOR SUSTAINABLE CROP PRODUCTION:
STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN EUROPE AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


25-27 June 2012, Rome, Italy

A consultation on “Plant Sciences for Sustainable Crop Production: Strengthening Partnerships between Europe and Developing Countries” was organized in collaboration with the European Plant Science Organization (EPSO) with the main objective to increase plant sciences and development interactions and forge new partnerships for sustainable production intensification for food security. 

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Sessions I - II Session III Sessions IV - V
C. Spillane introduces The European Plant Science Organisation (EPSO) Building long term partnerships and capacities for sustainable crop production: Increasing impacts and tangible benefits (K Metzlaff) FAO role and technical assistance for Sustainable Crop Production in SSA (J. Mulila-Mitti)
Strategic opportunities for sustainable crop production:
FAO Perspective
(G. Wall, FAO)
Building capacities and partnerships through local networks: Lessons from Asia and Latin America
(S. Padulosi)
EPSO assistance for sustainable crop production in Africa (JC Glaszman)
Increasing scientific collaboration and partnerships: opportunities from Europe (T. Hall)
Agronomic and socio-economic impacts of New Plant Biotechnologies (E. Rodriguez-Cerezo) Working Group: Cassava Value Chain
A New Global Agricultural Research System: The Road to GCARD 2 (A. Maru) ERA-ARD: the Agricultural Research for Development (ARD) ERA-Net (S. Van Opstal) Working Group: Maize and Associated Legume Crops
Plant Sciences for Sustainable Crop Production: Strengthening Partnerships between Europe and Developing Countries (K. Dashiell)   Working Group: Underutilized Fruits and Vegetables
The European Initiative for Agricultural Research for Development (EIARD): Coordinating policies to facilitate partnership and increase impact
(P. Petithuguenin)
   
Role and Emerging Partnerships for Crop Improvement in India (H. S. Gupta)    
An inclusive approach to plant research innovation
and knowledge use: Experience of Germany
(C. Herok)
   
Linkages between research and national programmes for crop production in Mexico (H. Perales)    
Agricultural Research for International Development: Bioscience Uniting UK and Southern Partners (A. Read)