iCROPM2020 will focus on recent improvements and applications of crop simulation models to better support agricultural production and food security under global change. All types of crops and cropping systems (arable, grasslands, intercrops) and world regions will be considered, including high and low inputs systems, with relevance for large agricultural enterprises to smallholder farmers, under climate change.
Sub-Saharan Africa faces major challenges around agriculture, food security and water access over the next half century. SENTINEL (Social and Environmental Trade-offs in African Agriculture) is partnering with a team of researchers at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in a horizon scanning activity aimed at gathering insights on “achieving food and nutrition security, reducing inequality, and preserving terrestrial ecosystems.”
for PhD students and postdocs will take place from September 8 to 14, 2019 at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ[…]