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CAAST-Net Plus Supports Food Security Side Event at High Level EU-Africa Science Policy Meeting

 
CAAST-Net Plus Supports Food Security Side Event at High Level EU-Africa Science Policy Meeting

CAAST-Net Plus Supports Food Security Side Event at High Level EU-Africa Science Policy Meeting

The focus? Joint EU-Africa initiatives on the role of science, technology and innovation in promoting food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. The meeting takes place alongside the EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation in Brussels on 28 November 2013.

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Date: November 28, 2013
Location / Venue: Brussels / SOFITEL
Country: Belgium

Objective

This is an open event intended to provide interested participants, possibly including delegates of the EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation, with a glimpse of the current and upcoming landscape of bi-regional cooperation initiatives in food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture. 

Each of the initiatives participating in the agenda will be explaining how it aims to contribute to improve food security and livelihoods of citizens, the role of science, technology and innovation in achieving the objectives, and the added value of Africa-Europe cooperation. 

Format

A half-day event in two sessions by EU and Africa, presenting not more than seven initiatives/talks and based around a discussion with all participants. 


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Presentations


Location

  • Hotel: SOFITEL, Brussels 
  • Room: Paul Henri Spaak I
  • Address: Place Jourdan 1, 1040 Brussels 

Networking

Booths and promo material will be made available. A networking lunch will be offered to registered participants from 12:30 to 14:00.

Cost and Registration

Participation is open and free but due to limited availability of space pre-registration is required: https://hlpd-sideevent.eventbrite.co.uk.

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CAAST-Net Plus is funded by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement 311806
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