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The 7th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

In representation of the American Confederation of Farmers Organizations for a Sustainable Agriculture (CAAPAS), which origin began with associations of farmers that had promoted the No Till System and currently working to promote sustainable production systems and is comprised by the following organizations: Uruguayan Association pro No-Till (AUSID), Brazilian No-Till and Irrigation Federation  (FEBRAPDP), Paraguayan No-Till Federation for a Sustainable Agriculture  (FEPASIDIAS) and Argentine No-Till Farmers Association (AAPRESID). 

CAAPAS will be hosting the 7th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture (7WCCA) next 1-4 of August 2017 in Rosario - Santa Fe - Argentina along with the XXV Aapresid´s congress witch in last edition brought 5.000 attendants and more 5.000  online from all over the world but especially from South America (click here for last edition video summary).

The 7th WCCA provides the opportunity to learn from No-Till farmers associations and network with an international gathering of agricultural experts. Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay want to show the modern agricultural, based on the principles of Conservation Agriculture (CA), our known No-Till System, and with FARMERS, the crucial actors of this revolution. Agricultural production systems are not sustainable unless they are profitable, and CA holds the key to building and maintaining healthy soils and profitable farming systems. Food security, climate change, smallholder and family agriculture, gender equality, biotech, machinery innovations, bioenergy, water, soils, crops, agribusiness, legislation and more are going to be part of the 7WCCA proposal. 

Date
01 Aug 2017
- 04 Aug 2017
Location
Salón Metropolitano, Rosario, Santa-Fe, Argentina