Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation
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CAAST-Net Plus-Supported Food Security Side Event at High Level EU-Africa Science Policy Meeting

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

CAAST-Net Plus-Supported 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. [Image credit: Flickr, Nathan Siemers]

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

Objective

This side event takes place alongside the EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue on Science, Technology and Innovation (HLPD) in Brussels on 28 November 2013.

It is an open event intended to provide interested participants, possibly including delegates of the HLPD, 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. 


Report

Presentations


Networking

Booths and promo material will be made available. A networking lunch will be offered to registered participants from 12h30 to 14h00.

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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Disclaimer: CAAST-Net Plus is funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n0 311806. This document reflects only the authors’ views and the European Union cannot be held liable for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.

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