Tropentag 2017:

Future Agriculture: Social-ecological transitions and bio-cultural shifts

September 20 - 22, 2017,
organised by the
University of Bonn and the Center for Development Research, Bonn, Germany


Tropentag 2017 - Programme


Tuesday,
19.09.2017
Wednesday,
20.09.2017
Thursday,
21.09.2017
Friday,
22.09.2017


Time

Programme

Tuesday, 19.09.2017

13:00-19:00 Pre-registration of participants (Garderobe)
University of Bonn - main building, Regina-Pacis-Weg 3, 53113 Bonn
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13:30-17:00 Pre-conference events and workshops
Central Asia Workshop 1 (LH10) Workshop 2 (LH7) Workshop 3 (LH8) Workshop 4 (LH9)  

Wednesday, 20.09.2017

08:00 onwards Registration of participants (Garderobe) - Regina-Pacis-Weg 3
09:00-12:30 Pre-conference events and workshops
Central Asia) Workshop 5 (LH8) Workshop 6 (LH7) Workshop 7 (LH9) Workshop 8 (tba)  
13:00-15:00 Plenary session I - Lecture Hall 10; Chair: Christian Borgemeister
13:00

welcome addresses

  • Mathias Becker, University of Bonn, Organisation TT2017
  • Folkard Asch, chairman of ATSAF
  • Michael Hoch, Rector of the University of Bonn
  • MinDirig Stefan Schmitz, Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
13:40

keynote speeches

  • Monty Jones, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security, Sierra Leone
  • Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester, UK and University of Delhi, India
15:00-15:30 Coffee and tea break (Aula)
15:30-16:45 Plenary session 2 - Lecture Hall 10; Chair: Christian Borgemeister
15:30 Keynote speech: Tony Simons, Director General, ICRAF
16:10 Andrea Fadani, Foundation fiat panis
Hans Ruthenberg Award
17:00-18:30 Guided poster sessions I
1.1 Biodiversity and underutilised species
1.3 Crop biotic stresses (DPG Session)
3.2 Modelling
6.1 Central Asia I
5.4 Institutions and livelihood
2.1 Soil and soil fertility
18:30-21:00
Apéro / Social gathering (Aula)
Welcome address - Gabriele Klingmüller, Deputy Mayor, City of Bonn
19:00 ATSAF e.V. members assembly - Lecture hall 3

Thursday, 21.09.2017

08:30-10:00 Guided poster sessions II
1.2 Land use and land use change
2.2 Fertilisers
4.1 Animal husbandry
4.3 Agricultural and food technology
5.1 Markets
5.3 Risk and awareness
10:00 Coffee and tea break

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Main thematic areas:

Plants and land use

Plants and soil

Resources and knowledge

Animals and food

Economics

Institutions

10:30 Parallel oral presentation sessions I
   
 
 
 
5.1 Markets
12:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:30 Parallel oral presentation session II
   
 
 
3.2 Modelling
 
 
15:30-16:00 Coffee and tea break
16:00-17:30 Parallel oral presentation session III
   
 
 
 
 
17:45-18:45 Guided poster sessions III
1.4 Biomass, biofuel and bioeconomy
2.4 Crop genetic resources and abiotic stress
3.1 Water and irrigation
3.3 ICRAF session
4.2 Animal nutrition
5.2 Value chains
19:00-22:00 Conference dinner in Haus der Geschichte

Friday, 22.09.2017

08:30-10:00 Guided poster sessions IV
2.3 Production systems
3.4 Knowledge systems
4.2 Animal nutrition II
4.4 Agrobiodiversity and nutrition diversity
10:00-10:30 Coffee and tea break
10:30-12:00 Parallel oral presentation session IV
   
 
 
 
 
 
  Plenary session III - Lecture Hall 10; Chair: Christian Hülsebusch
12:15 keynote speeches
  • Hans-Joachim Braun, Director Global Wheat Program, CIMMYT
  • Hans-Joachim Preuss, Managing Director GIZ
  • 13:15 Conference review: Student Reporters
    13:30Poster Awards - Sponsored by Rudolf Bühler ECOLAND e.V.
    13:45Vote of thanks - Mathias Becker, Tropentag organisation
    Handing-over to Ghent, Belgium - Patrick van Damme, University of Ghent
    End of Tropentag 2017 around 14:15
    15:00-19:30 Excursion: Experimental station Klein-Altendorf and Ahr Valley - info

     

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