Dr. David Amudavi on "Trend towards ecologically sustainable agriculture in Africa: Prospects and challenges"

International Workshop on Sustainable Agriculture at the RLC Campus in Bonn with a Key note by

Dr. David Amudavi, Director of Biovision Africa Trust, “Alternative Nobel Prize” award-winning organization, on

"Trend towards ecologically sustainable agriculture in Africa: Prospects and challenges"



Background:
On June 4-9, 2016, 25 young researchers from nine countries worked together with distinguished scientists, practitioners and a Right Livelihood Awarde Laureate representative on sustainable agricultural with a focus on smallholders in rural areas in Africa, Southern Asia and Latin America.

Key notes were given by Dr. David Amudavi, Director of Biovision Africa Trust in Nairobi, Kenya (RLA awarded organisation), Mr. Thomas Cierpka (Deputy Director of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements, IFOAM), Dr. Wolfram Laube (Senior Researcher at ZEF), and Dr. Irene Kadzere ( Senior Researcher at the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Fibl, in Switzerland). During the intense workshop sessions, the workshop participants presented and discussed their research in a cohesive transdisciplinary way by building on each participants’ expertise and experience. The workshop sessions were facilitated by Mr. Laurens van Feldhuizen, Royal Tropical Institute , KIT, in The Netherlands).

The workshop sessions and key notes were imbedded in a series of scientific and cultural outbreak events, such as an excursions to an organic farm, to the German Historic Museum and Botanic Gardens of the University of Bonn.

More information about the Right Livelihood Campus in Bonn: www.rlc-bonn.de or www.rlc-blog.org

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