25 April: Agroecology: bridging science, practice, movement

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On the 25th of April the Wageningen University will host the event “AGROECOLOGY – bridging science, practice, movement. With key speakers Pablo Tittonell and Irene Maria Cardoso. Moreover there will be dance, local food, music and much more!

AGROECOLOGY – bridging science, practice, movement

Date: Monday 25th April

Location: room C64, Leeuwenborch (Hollandseweg 1, Wageningen)

18:00-19:20 Market, Food, Murga
19:20: opening by Elske Hageraats and Heitor Teixeira
19:30 – 20:30  key speakers:
 – prof. Irene Cardoso, vice-president of the Brazilian Agroecology Association (ABA), Soil Scientist at The Federal University of Viçosa (UFV)
– farmer Menno Houtstra, developed the ‘KasKantine’, an urban farm kitchen in Amsterdam.
 – prof. Pablo Tittonell, national coordinator of the Natural Resources and Environment Program of INTA, Argentina’s agricultural research organization. He is former chair Professor of the group Farming Systems Ecology of Wageningen University, the Netherlands
20:45-21:30 Interactive discussion: questions and what is needed to strengthen the movement?
21:30-22:30 drinks, Bolivariana Beers, celebration

Would you like to reserve a stand at the market? Sign up via st.boerengroep@wur.nl with topic ‘Agroecology Market’. Please note that this is not a big market like Reclaim the Seeds or Voedsel Anders and that we give priority to local farmers and gardeners. There is no electricity available

Feel free to share the event and spread the Poster. Let’s make it a big movement all together!

Live Streaming:
For those who are not able to participate in the event, you can follow it here: http://wurtv.wur.nl/p2gplayer/Player.aspx?id=dZGT04  (NOTE: starting at 01:10:00)