Summer school Agroecology and animal production.

Agreenium and Wageningen University and Research are pleased to announce the second edition of a joint summer school on agroecology and animal production.

July 2nd to 5th 2018 - VetAgro Sup Clermont-Ferrand (France)

The objective of this course is to gain in-depth understanding of the holistic and interdisciplinary agroecological approach in relation to livestock systems and how to implement them in various conditions:
•    Theoretical framework for agroecological livestock farming systems
•    How to realize transition
•    Assessment of livestock systems under agroecological framework
•    Innovations to allow agroecological transition

The course is aimed at PhD candidates, and professionals in research & development, consultancy, technical support, public policy and MSc students.

The course will cover a broad range of topics being broad to you by researchers from Wageningen University & Research (WUR) and Agreenium, including:
•    System thinking - Prof. Imke de Boer (WUR)
•    Agroecological principles - Ass. Prof. Magali Jouven (UMR Selmet)
•    Animal health & welfare - Research Director, Isabelle Veissier (UMR H)
•    Sustainability indicators and multi-criteria analysis - speakers to be confirmed
•     Landscape transition - Prof. Yves Michelin (UMR Territoire)
•     Nutrient cycling for a circular food system – Dr. Theun Vellinga (WUR)
Also included in the program is a conference by Jean-Louis Peyraud (Research director of INRA) and Martin Scholten (General director of the WUR Animal Sciences Group) about agroecological and circular food systems in the context of a growing food demand

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This summer school is organised by: Heleen van Kernebeek (WUR), Sylvie Vareille, (Agreenium) with collaboration of Fabienne Blanc from VetAgro Sup

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