IFPRI is participating in the annual interdisciplinary conference on research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, natural resource management and rural development (TROPENTAG). The CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), which is led by IFPRI, will be highlighted at the conference.   

Tropentag 2018 will be organised by the University of Ghent, Belgium in close cooperation KU Leuven and Antwerp University (both Belgium). The conference venue will be in Ghent, Belgium. All students, Ph.D. students, scientists, extension workers, decision makers, politicians and practical farmers, interested and engaged in agricultural research and rural development in transition and developing countries are invited to participate and to contribute.

The Tropentag is a development-oriented and interdisciplinary conference. It addresses issues of resource management, environment, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food, nutrition and related sciences in the context of rural development, sustainable resource use and poverty alleviation worldwide.

Keynote Speaker (September 17, 2018  —  1:30pm – 4:10pm)

  • Namukolo Covic, Senior Research Coordinator and A4NH County Coordinator in Ethiopia, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Oral Presentation (September 18, 2018  —  10:30am – 12:00pm)

  • John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) IFPRI
  • Elena Martinez, Research Analyst, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) IFPRI

Oral Presentation (September 18, 2018  —  2:00pm – 3:30pm)

  • John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) IFPRI
  • Namukolo Covic, Senior Research Coordinator and A4NH County Coordinator in Ethiopia, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Posters

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