Tailored opportunities: Call for abstracts: Fourth World Congress on Agroforestry.

What?

The fourth world congress on Agroforestry will be held 20-22 May 2019 at Le Corum Conference Center Montepellier, France. The organizers are calling for abstracts on various field of agroforestry to be presented during the various forums in the Congress. Sponsorship is available for participants from developing countries.

Who?

Anyone with a research paper of any finding or information worth sharing during the Congress in the following fields.

Agroforestry and world challenges

1 – Mitigating climate change with agroforestry

2 – Agroforestry and adaptation to  climate change

3 – Agroforestry for combating land degradation and desertification in dry areas

4 – Agroforestry and biodiversity conservation

5 – Agroforestry for water quality and watershed restoration

6- Agroforestry and the migration challenge

7 – Can agroforestry induce jobs and green growth

Agroforestry adoption

8 – Scaling up of scientifically proven agroforestry innovations

9 – Agroforestry and certification

10 – Agroforestry in practice

11 – Agroforestry in public policies

12- Gender dynamics in agroforestry systems

13 – Economics of agroforestry: the link between nature and society

14 –  Agroforestry value chains

15 – Socio-economic and cultural constraints on technology adoption in agroforestry systems

16 – Agroforestry landscape

17 – Urban and peri-urban agroforestry for food and nutritional security

18 – Agroforestry mapping

19 – Agroforestry and business / private sector / finance

Specific agroforestry systems

20 – Challenges, opportunities and trade-offs of agroforestry with perennial crops (coffee, cocoa, rubber, vineyards, orchards…)

21 – Cereals and annual crops in agroforestry

22 – Mediterranean agroforestry

23 – Challenges and opportunities for agroforestry on islands

24 – Silvopastoral system: promoting rural development by increasing tree-animal-pasture relationships

25 – The scale, dynamics and multiple impacts of farmer-managed natural regeneration.

26 – The revival of tree pollarding

27 – EverGreen agriculture

Biophysics of agroforestry systems

28 – Agroforestry and agroecology: opportunities and challenges

29 – Tree genetics resources for agroforestry systems

30 – Agroforestry:  pests, diseases and weeds

31 – Roots issues in agroforestry

32 – Biophysical modelling of interactions in agroforestry

 

When?

Deadline for abstract submission: 31 October 2018

How?

Submission should be made on an online portal here.

For detailed information on this opportunity, please visit this page,

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