June 27 to 29, 2011
Hosted by the Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, France
The conference "Universities of agriculture and life sciences: entrepreneurs for sustainable rural development"
addressed experience of innovative developments taking place in universities worldwide and path-breaking critiques, in both developing and developed economies, with regard to the:
- roles of Universities in sustainable rural development,
- development of new partnerships between the Universities with regional and global organisations which support sustainable rural development,
A member of the Education for Rural People Coordination during the session
"Education for Sustainable Rural Development" presented a paper which underlined the need to strengthen the links
between Education, Training and objectives related to Food Security.