08 February 2018, Rome Italy - Opening remarks: Marcela Villarreal, Director, DPS. Event: Agrinatura - Creating knowledge for sustainable agriculture, FAO headquarters, (Austria Room).
AGRINATURA is a consortium of 28 European universities and research institutes in 18 countries, working in a wide range of areas, including agriculture, forestry, nutrition and related environmental sciences. AGRINATURA is partnering with FAO to develop capacities in agricultural innovation, facilitate knowledge exchange and engage in advocacy and communication to increase public awareness on sustainable food and agriculture. The seminar will discuss the science-based approach to sustainable agriculture and the important role of research institutions and universities in achieving global food security, eradicating poverty and achieving sustainable development.
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