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ECHO Biannual Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies 12/02/2019 8:30 am

ECHO East Africa (TAA member) invites you to join the 5th ECHO East Africa Symposium, 12thto 14thFebruary 2019. The Symposium will provide a network and training opportunity for those involved in alleviating hunger and poverty in East Africa. It will include three mornings of plenary sessions featuring knowledgeable and experienced speakers, followed by afternoon workshops and discussion groups led by regional agricultural development workers and experts. Topics are currently being discussed for the event. Optional Post-Symposium Tours. We hope that you will make time to gather with us at this very important and effective meeting. It will be a valuable time of learning, information sharing and networking for those working and serving in the East Africa Region.

Please click here to access ECHO East Africa Newsletter–which contains updates of various activities taking place around the Impact Centre.

Click here to register.

Naura Springs Hotel
International Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture 25/02/2019 8:00 am

EuroSciCon is organizing the conference on February 25-26 2019. The theme is “Innovations in Science – Agriculture and Horticulture”. We would like to welcome TAA members at this International conference. The meeting is going to be a dynamic platform and the renowned researchers of the world would gather to enlighten the arising issues, innovations and integrated approaches towards the newly evolving Agriculture and Horticulture practices. Know about the present scenario of agriculture is the need of time because of its direct influence on the environment and eventually on the living beings. The conference will be a versatile multidisciplinary crowd of globally perceived specialists presenting their views on the topic “Innovations in Science: Agriculture and Horticulture”. For more details, visit our website.

Register on-line

Holiday Inn
5th Annual Congress on Plant & Soil Science 28/02/2019 - 01/03/2019 12:00 am

This two day conference, organized by EuroSciCon Ltd will have the theme: State of Plant and Soil Research & the Emerging Applications. Click here to view the full programme, which includes agriculture, horticulture and forestry. The venue will be in London (to be advised).

EuroSciCon invites TAA members as Speakers, Poster Presenters or Delegate. Members, please contact Deena Sierra if you are interested.

Registration on line.  Contact

3rd Agriculture & Climate Change Conference 24/03/2019 9:00 am

3rd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference to be held 24-26 March 2019. This conference will focus on the likely impact of climate change on crop production and explore approaches to maintain and increase crop productivity into the future. Topics will include: Modelling climate change and its application to agriculture; Climate change and increased agricultural uncertainty; Abiotic stress; Effects of CO2 on plant growth; Food security in developing countries; Impacts of climate change on nutrition, quality and resource use efficiency; Improving the efficiency of the food chain; Plant-microbe interactions and climate change; Reducing the impact of agriculture on climate change; Innovative breeding practices; New crops for a new climate. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are invited on the conference topics, submit online by 22 October 2018.

To register click here

Novotel Budapest City
Visit to Walpole Farm, specialist producer of soft fruit 10/04/2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

 TAA East Anglia welcomes members and friends to join a visit to the Walpole Farm, near Kings Lynn, Norfolk. This impressive enterprise is engaged in production of a wide range of soft fruit and planting materials. They sell these in the UK and to international markets. They have strong research links to UK horticultural research institutes. Mid-April is a good time to visit, when focus shifts from planting materials (Nov-March) to fruit production (May onwards).

We will be able to see and learn about their: •

  • Company structure and growth for UK and international markets, including Brexit challenges, and activity in the tropics/subtropics (Mexico, E Africa, Morocco etc) markets.
  • Production of planting materials.
  • Production of fruit for PYO and wholesale markets, including packaging.
  • R&D links, including NIAB EMR and Rothamsted (institutional members of TAA).

Programme. 11.00: Arrival and coffee/tea; 11.30: Introduction to the company and its activities; 12.30: Sandwich lunch and discussion; 13.30: Tour of the farm and its facilities and concluding discussion; 4.00: Depart.

To book your place, please email Bill Thorpe . Note that places are limited. Best train links are to Kings Lynn (if you need picking up, please advise Bill by email or phone 07857 807979). There will be £10.00 charge for lunch. Walpole Farm contact is 01553 828829.

RW Walpole Farm
TAA E Anglia Seminar: “What can Agriculture offer to Biodiversity Conservation?” 15/05/2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TAA East Anglia 2019 Annual Seminar will be held in collaboration with Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and Cambridge Global Food Security (GFS) – both institutional members of TAA. The theme will focus on what, In practice, agriculture can do to support biodiversity conservation. Two speakers are expected to include Laura Fox (FFI), Martin Kaonga (TAA member and head of Cambridge Centre for Environment), who will talk about their experiences in, respectively, West Africa and Southern Africa. We are hoping to find a third speaker with experience in S America.

David Attenborough Building Seminar Room (1.25a)

Any advance enquiries to Keith Virgo 

David Attenborough Building, Seminar Room, Museum Suite
4th World Congress on Agroforestry 19/05/2019 3:00 pm

Agroforestry 2019, from 19 to 22 May 2019, will host scholars, practitioners, policymakers and civil society members from around the world. There will be high-level keynote speakers and a wide choice of plenary and parallel sessions. A choice of (optional) field trips are available for registration now. This exciting three-day event will offer many possibilities to exchange new ideas and results, meet, brainstorm, mingle, inspire and develop networks. The deadline for abstract submission is 31 October 2018. Only 6 weeks left! Here is the abstract submission page

Le Corum
Human Nutrition and Food Science Conference (HNFS 2019) 08/07/2019 - 09/07/2019 All Day

Considering your experience, and owing to your expertise and achievements, we are delighted to inform you that TAA members are invited as selected speakers for our “Human Nutrition and Food Science Conference (HNFS 2019)”. On behalf of the board members, we are pleased to invite you to join our congress as a Speaker. For more details: HNFS 2019, download a brochure. The main concept of HNFS 2019 is “Delving into New Dimensions in Nutrition and Food Science”.

HNFS 2019 cordially invites all the participants who are interested in sharing their knowledge and research in the arena of Nutrition and Food Science. HNFS 2019 anticipates huge number of participants all around the globe with thought provoking Keynote lectures, Oral and Poster presentations, Symposium and workshops.

As a speaker, benefits provided include: Selected Paper publication in our journals, Souvenirs, Coffee breaks, lunch and/ or Dinner on congress date, Certificate, Conference book/ Proceedings, and other material, Best poster and young researcher awards, Panel discussion with globally eminent leaders.

We are confident that you will get an unforgettable experience exploring new opportunities at our Conference. Register on-line. Jessica, Program Director
HNFS 2019

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