We are very pleased to announce the “Workshop on Challenges for Agroecology Development for the Building of Sustainable Agri-Food Systems” that is going to be held at the University of Chile on 11-13 November 2019.

The aim of the workshop is to promote the transition from conventional agriculture towards agroecology as a science, practice and social movement, sharing the experiences of different OECD countries.

Thanks to the presentation of experts from different parts of the world, we will identify the main gaps and advances related to agroecological development, with the aim of developing a proposal to promote agroecology in the OECD countries.

The Workshop will be focus on four main topics:

1. Agroecology development in OECD countries: local experiences and international collaboration
2. Agricultural public policies and agroecology as a social movement
3. Agroecology education to promote sustainable agri-food systems
4. Science, innovation and technologies in agroecological systems

 Important dates

  • Abstract Submission deadline (only for poster): 30 August 2019
  • Notification for accepted abstracts: 2 August 2019
  • Early bird fees deadline: 4 October 2019 

The workshop is sponsored by the OECD Co-operative Research Programme: Biological Resource Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Additionally, a training course focused on agroecology will be offered. This will be carried out in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Chile, on November 14 and 15, 2019.

Workshop language: English with simultaneous translation into Spanish.

Training course language: Spanish.