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Bridging Worlds: Sustainable Agriculture Conference

The Bridging Worlds: Sustainable Agriculture Conference will facilitate interdisciplinary discussion designed to address a variety of key issues surrounding: agriculture, agri-science, agri-innovation, climate change, climate justice, sustainability, trade and development, sustainable irrigation, and water resource management, with a focus on representing voices from the Global South.

The objective is to enlighten, educate, and reform our understanding of sustainability in relation to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Climate Change.

Keynote speakers will include The honorable Dr Tahani Sileet, Head of External Partnerships, (Deputy) MP at the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, and Ms Laura Kelly, Director of Shaping Sustainable Markets, from the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).

Dr Sileet will describe irrigation and water resource management of the 11 Nil-Basin countries, and shed light on their joint efforts to meet the SDGs. While Ms Kelly will talk about the support and development work that she has undertaken on inclusive and green economies, that leave no one behind – touching on: sustainable habits, workstreams on improving access to energy, resilient marine ecosystems, valuing natural capital, improving food security, and artisanal and small-scale mining.

For more information or to register your place, please visit the Bridging Worlds: Sustainable Agriculture Conference booking page.

Organiser

Reham El-Morally
Email:
r.elmorally2@reading.ac.uk

Venue

Agriculture Building

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