International Conference on Agricultural GHG Emissions and Food Security – Connecting research to policy and practice (10 – 13 septiembre 2018)

Estimad@s soci@s,

Os remitimos información relativa a un congreso que nos ha llegado.
Germany, as the incoming chair of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) and as chair of the Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) ) is organizing anInternational Conference on Agricultural GHG Emissions and Food Security – Connecting research to policy and practice” under the umbrella of FACCE JPI and GRA, with the participation of CCAFS. The high level international research outreach conference will take place in Berlin from September 10th to 13th 2018 and is hosted by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and supported by the Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries (Thünen Institute). The conference is focusing on agricultural greenhouse gas emission reduction in the light of climate change, sustainable agriculture and food security.
We expect around 300 participants for this event.

The organization will be as follows

– Scientific Conference – 10 September (all day) and 11 September (morning)
– Stakeholder Conference – 11 September (afternoon) and 12 September (all day)
– Field trips (different options) 13 September (all day)

The outcomes of the scientific event will be presented within the stakeholder conference. The aim of the conference is to promote a multi-stakeholder dialogue between researchers, policymakers, farmers and industry representatives in order to identify further mitigation research opportunities and future activities and research priorities to be addressed at national, EU and international levels. The outcome of the conference should feed into ongoing debates and emerging challenges concerning the contribution of agriculture to climate change mitigation.

With this letter we cordially invite you to take part in this event and to contribute with your experiences and expert opinion and invite you to register online by 30th of June 2018. You are welcome to register for all parts of the event or for the stakeholder conference only.

Please register via the online registration tool:

Places are limited so early registration is welcome. In case that you have registered but cannot attend, we kindly ask you to cancel your registration. Participation in the conference event is free, but participants must cover their own costs for travel and accommodation.

If you are interested in also contributing to the scientific part, please consider the call for abstract on the website.

Please find more information on

Yours sincerely,

Dr Hartmut Stalb
(Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture Germany, on behalf of FACCE-JPI and GRA)

AgriGHG Organizing Team


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