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Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society

   The Third International Conference Agriculture and Food in a Urbanizing Society will happen in the second half of 2018, at Porto Alegre, Brazil

The conference will be organized by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS. Agriculture and Food play a decisive role in the international agenda in recent years, given its relevance to the supply of an increasingly urban population with finite environmental resources. Read more

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   First steps toward #AgUrb2018: great news from Brazil

It is with great joy that we invite you to the “Workshop Alimentos Saudáveis para o Campo e a Cidade” (Workshop Healthy Food for the Field and the City) that will be held on October 31 and November 1, 2016, at Porto Alegre – Brazil. From the perspectives of diverse stakeholders, the event aims to promote debate and reflection on the state of the art on contemporary food issues in its different facets.
The workshop will be the first of a series of activities undertaken in preparation for the “III International Conference Agriculture in a Urbanized Society“, which should take place in 2018. In this sense, besides promoting issues relevant to the Conference, its main goal is to mobilize institutions and actors to create a National Executive Committee to act in collaboration with the International Scientific Committee.
Registrations can be made by the link: https://goo.gl/forms/6Uf2E2GOpyGkIgvy1

The Workshop is organized by the Group for Studies in Family Agriculture and Rural Development (GEPAD), and has the partnership of the Graduate Program in Rural Development (PGDR), the Interdisciplinary Center for Society, Environment and Development (CISADE ), the Pós-Graduate Program in Sociology and the Center for Studies and Research in Agribusiness (CEPAN) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS).

    Announcement on 3d AgUrb conference

Dear all,
We are looking back on a very successful 2nd Conference on Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society in Rome. We had over 370 subscriptions for the conference from 60 countries, interesting key notes and lively discussions in the 24 working groups. We are sure many new contacts and networks have been established during this conference.
Our community is growing and the topic agriculture in an urbanizing society is gaining more and more attention.
We are very glad to announce that Professor Sergio Schneider, of the University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has offered to host the third Conference on Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society in Brazil in the year 2018. Probably in August or September.
So please note this date in your agenda’s, anticipate on presenting your work at this conference, if possible, write it in future proposals and please spread the word on this conference in your respective networks so our community can keep on growing.
We are looking forward on meeting you all again in 2018 in Brazil!

On behalf of the scientific programme committee and the local organizing committee of the conference in Rome,
Andries Visser and Gianluca Brunori

    Proceedings, abstracts and presentations #AgUrb2015

All #AgUrb2015 “International Conference on Reconnecting Agriculture and Food Chains to Societal Needs” proceedings, abstracts and presentations can be found in our online download folder. Also keynotes and programme are available.

For photos and videos about the conference we redirect you to our Facebook page. Follow us on social media by using #AgUrb2015.