UFM-CIHEAM: Strengthening cooperation on Higher Education & Research, Migrations and Gender issues, Paris, France, 09 March 2018
The Secretary-General Ad. Interim of CIHEAM, M. Plàcido Plaza, received at the CIHEAM's Headquarters, Mr. Saïd Bhira the Special Counsellor to the Secretary-General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on Higher Education and Research. This meeting was the opportunity to discuss cooperation activities on Higher Education and Research, and to identify avenues of collaborations related to climate change, women empowerment, and migrations issues. Working on an increased exchange of expertise, information and publications on these issues is also a target that has been set during the meeting.
UfM-CIHEAM JOINT PUBLICATION
CALL FOR PAPERS
Crises and Conflict in the Mediterranean:
Agriculture as Resilience
Under the direction of the late Cosimo Lacirignola*
Wars, political instabilities, climate change, migration, population growth, and scarcity of natural resources: the Mediterranean is an intersection of major crises. These crises have a significant impact on food security and agriculture that are of major concern for a large part of the population. Nevertheless, agriculture can also provide means to meet these challenges.
ZERO CO2 Meeting in Lapa (Finland)
22-23 February 2018
Reduction of carbon emissions through the promotion of sustainable energy buildings
This video is the result of a short course on Mediterranean diet in the Island of Crete, in cooperation with CIHEAM-Chania. It was produced by Rutgers University in New York.
5-7 September 2018
The main objective of this seminar is to bring together researchers and policy-makers and establish the relation between agro-food chains and the preservation and provision of ecosystem services. In addition, environmental, methodological and societal issues will be tackled from a transaction perspective.
Urban and peri-urban agriculture and the metropolitan food systems
MADRE project (Montpellier, 24-25 January 2018)
On the 24 and 25 January 2018, the CIHEAM-Montpellier organised the fourth meeting of the metropolitan working group on the theme "territorial innovations", in Montpellier, in the presence of experts and stakeholders from the 6 metropolitan areas of the consortium.
The European Union has launched the project Social Innovation in Marginalized Rural Areas (SIMRA), in which the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute (CIHEAM Zaragoza) co-directs the "Communication, dissemination and innovation actions" working group.
CIHEAM Zaragoza organised an advanced course on prevention and control strategies to minimize contamination from mycotoxins in cereal food and feed chains from 22-26 January 2018.
5-7 MARCH, JORDAN, The ERANETMED legacy for Euro-Mediterranean Joint Programming. Movenpick Aqaba
12-16 MARCH, ZARAGOZA, Greenhouse gas assessment and mitigation in agriculture: concepts, methods and simulation tools
19-21 MARCH, MONTPELLIER, MODELCO Seminar, Modeling in mathematical programming in GAMS language for the economic analysis of agriculture and the environment
19 MARCH, MADRID, CIHEAM-International Olive Council Meeting (IOC)
9-10 APRIL, ZARAGOZA, Spanish Symposium on Cereal Physiology and Breeding
7-11 MAY, ZARAGOZA, Water and energy in Mediterranean rural environments
29 MAY, ROMA, CIHEAM-FAO-EUI Forum on Agriculture, Rural Development and Migration in the Mediterranean: a better understanding of the drivers and impacts for forward-looking policies and programmes
25-26 JUNE, CHANIA, 140th CIHEAM GOVERNING BOARD MEETING
Options Méditerranéennes : Towards the development of guidelines for improving the sustainability of diets and food consumption patterns: the Mediterranean Diet as a pilot study, Lacirignola C., Dernini S., Capone R., Meybeck A., Burlingame B., Gitz V., El Bilali H., Debs P., Belsanti V.
Mediterra 2016: Zero waste in the Mediterranean, Natural Resources, Food and Knowledge, Chapter 1, Natural Resources in the Mediterranean, Global perspective of natural resources, forwarded by J. Graziano da Silva and C. Lacirignola.
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