Best Sustainable Development Practices

The Call of Best Practices on Food Security, launched by Expo Milano 2015, collected 749 initiatives: a significant heritage throwing lights on scientific solutions, services and products.The Best Practices of Expo represent an important opportunity to share information on how International Organizations, Local Governments, Civil Society, Enterprises, Institutions and Academia, both in developed and developing Countries, face future challenges.

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December, 16th

Call for International Postgraduate Scholarship on Food Science and Health for 2016/2017 Academic Year

Within the framework of its internationalization policies, the University of Foggia (UniFG) is hereby calling for applications with a view to fostering the incoming mobility of foreign scholars and researchers, with the objective of broadening and improving joined research activities during the academic years 2016/2017.
The aim of this call for applications is to encourage international mobility among Scholars as well as to develop or strengthen networks of collaboration among scholars around the world.
Application deadline: 31st December 2016.
Here you can find the Application form.

November, 23th

FAO and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

There is more than enough food produced today to feed everyone in the world, yet close to 800 million are chronically hungry.
As the affordability of food largely relates to income, ensuring access to food remains one of the key pillars of food security and the wider anti‚Äźpoverty agenda.

November, 14th

A new CIHEAM Watch Letter dedicate to the "Mediterranean Agriculture and Climate Change: Impacts, adaptations, solutions"

Climatic constraints, especially the scarcity of water and land resources have always been characteristic of Mediterranean agricultural systems that have developed ingenious farming systems to adapt.
Today, the resilience of these systems is challenged since climatic disruptions will generate different conditions for agricultural production throughout the region and will impact the availability and quality of water, the environment, forests and biodiversity, plant and animal production, the dissemination of agricultural and animal diseases as well as the food security of populations, especially the vulnerable ones in rural areas.
Download here the Watch Letter 37.

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