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PlantLink Day “Biodiversity: the key to resilient agri-food systems”

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Blå Hallen, Ecology Building, Lund University; Sölvegatan 37, Lund
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12:00 - 17:00

Organiser's Description (via Plantlink):


You can look forward to diverse multidisciplinary experts covering the entire agricultural production chain! From genetic resources to soil health, pollination, and global societal and economic consequences.



12:00-13.00 Lunch and mingle

13:00-13:05 Introduction and welcome, PlantLink

13:05-13:15 Wrapping up 6 years of NordPlant, Erik Alexandersson, SLU Alnarp

13:15-13:20 Flash info! Major grants information, Konstantinos Karantininis, SLU Alnarp

13:20-13:50 Keynote lecture: Agnes Bernis Fontenau – Sapienza Università di Roma – Agrobiodiversity: key for pro-poor development and ecosystem services

13:50-14:10 Maj Rundlöf – Lund University – Agroecology for biodiversity conservation and agricultural production

14:10-14:30 Mohammad Bahram – SLU Uppsala – Microbial diversity in agricultural systems: challenges and opportunities

14.30-15.00 Coffee break

15:00-15:20 Lise Lykke Steffensen – NordGen – Interview – Biodiversity: key to resilient agri-food systems

15:20-15:40 Michael Palmgren – University of Copenhagen – From genes to new crops 

15:40-16:00 Susanne Arvidsson – Lund University 

16:00 – 16:30 Panel discussion – moderated by Roland von Bothmer, SLU Alnarp

16:30 – Mingle


Apply by October 1st. More information here