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28 to 30 October. Nanjing, PR China. GCHERA World Conference 2017 Global Food Security and Food Safety: The Role of Universities
The 9th GCHERA World Conference was held at Nanjing Agricultural University. The conference explored the role and contribution of agricultural and life science universities in research, education, outreach and engagement in policymaking to address the challenge of Global Food Security and Food Safety.
|Professor Dirk Inze was awarded the
2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize.
The target audience for the conference was senior university management who are concerned with the strategic development of their university or faculty relating to the agricultural and life sciences.
Society for Human Ecology and editor of Human Ecology Review.)
tropics and to construct a prosperous and just society)
projects in Europe, south Asia, southern Africa and the Caribbean and leads the multi-university Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning programme – IFSTAL).
The Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) is a global network of national and regional Higher Education Associations.
GCHERA’s mission is to:
- encourage mutual understanding and global co-operation
- provide leadership in education, research, innovation and outreach in agricultural and life sciences
- a catalyst for the sharing and adoption of best practices
About World Agriculture PrizeWORLD AGRICULTURE PRIZE is an international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA, http://www.gchera.com/). The prize aims to promote the global development of the mission of its member institutions in education, research and innovation in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission. Learn more…