Tropentag 2022:

Can agroecological farming feed the world? Farmers' and academia's views

September 14 - 16, 2022,
organised by
Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague


Tropentag 2022 - preliminary programme

time zone UTC+2


Tuesday,
13.09.2022
Wednesday,
14.09.2022
Thursday,
15.09.2022
Friday,
16.09.2022


Time
UTC+2

Programme

Tuesday, 13.09.2022

13:00-18:00 Pre-registration of participants (Aula)
14:00-17:00 Pre-conference workshops:
18:30-20:00 Film (Aula) N.N.

Wednesday, 14.09.2022

8:00 Registration of participants (Aula)
09:00-12:00 Pre-conference workshops:
13:00-15:15 Plenary session 1 - Aula Czech University of Life Sciences Prague + streaming via the Internet - link will be made available via Whova.
13:00

Welcome addresses and opening - Chair: Bohdan Lojka, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

  • Prof. Ing. Petr Sklenička, CSc. Rector of the Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague
  • Ing. Pavel Sekáč, Ph.D., Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Dr. Folkard Asch, ATSAF / University of Hohenheim
13:30-14:00

Keynote speech - Chair: Jan Banout, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

  • Harold Roy-Macauley, AfricaRice Director General /Regional Director for East and Southern Africa

14:00-15:15

Panel discussion “Can agroecological farming feed the world?” - Chair: Patrick Worms

Panellists:
  • Rebecca Dero / Prolinnova smallholder farmer - Kenya
  • Elizabeth Mpofu / Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers Forum
  • Larissa Mies Bombardi / University of São Paulo - Brazil
  • Jacobo Arango / CIAT Colombia
  • Josef Gravi / Sahara Sahel Foods - Niger
  • Petr Ehl / Interlacto company, Czech Republic
15:15-15:45 Coffee and tea break (online Photos of the photocompetition will be shown)
15:45-16:45 Plenary session 2 - Aula Czech University of Life Sciences Prague + streaming via the Internet - link will be made available via Whova.
 
Dr. Andrea Fadani, fiat panis foundation Ulm, Germany
Hans H. Ruthenberg - Graduate Award
Herman Eiselen - Science Award
17:00-18:30 Parallel oral thematic sessions I
all sessions will be streamed via the whova platform
   
1.1 Crops and cropping systems I
 
2.1 Understanding and managing soil-vegetation interactions
 
3.1 Sustainable and resilient animal production systems
 
5.1 Pathways to improved food and nutrition security
6.1 Economic potential of agroecology
7.1 Joint response to global crises – partnerships for research and development (GIZ/BMZ session)
18:30-22:00
Apéro / Social gathering 19:30-20:30 Meet & Greet: junior scientists meeting keynote speakers 19:30-22:00 Mini film-festival: films on pastoralism 19:30 ATSAF e.V. members assembly

Thursday, 15.09.2022

08:30-10:00 Guided poster sessions P1 (parallel poster sessions plus online poster sessions)
The exact clustering of the abstracts per session will be published shortly
10:00 Coffee and tea break
10:30 Parallel oral thematic sessions II
all sessions will be streamed via the whova platform
   
1.2 Crops and cropping systems II
 
2.2 Agricultural adaptation in the face of climate change
 
3.2 Nutrition, performance and management of animals
 
5.2 Food processing and food quality
6.2 Collective action and institutions
7.2 AfricaRice
12:00-14:00 Lunch break 12:15-13:45 film from Argentina on pastoralism
14:00-15:30 Parallel oral thematic sessions III
all sessions will be streamed via the whova platform
   
1.3 Farmer's perspectives and innovations in cropping systems
 
4.1 Agroforestry systems sustainability
 
1.5 Agroecology and organic production
 
5.3 Food consumption and sustainable food production
 
6.3 Technology adoption and dissemination
7.4 Pastoralism, agroecology and climate change (workshop)
15:30-16:00 Coffee and tea break
16:00-17:30 Parallel oral thematic sessions IV
all sessions will be streamed via the whova platform
   
1.4 Agroecology and plant protection
 
4.2 Trees for people and environment
 
3.3 Healthy animals as high quality food resource
 
6.5 Profitability and commercialisation
 
6.4 Agricultural livelihoods between development and disruptions
7.3 BLE/BMEL
17:45-18:30 Guided poster sessions P2 (parallel poster sessions plus online poster sessions)
The exact clustering of the abstracts per session will be published shortly
18:45-19:30 Guided poster sessions P3 (parallel poster sessions plus online poster sessions)
The exact clustering of the abstracts per session will be published shortly
19:30 Conference dinner

Friday, 16.09.2022

09:00-10:30 Guided poster sessions P4 (parallel poster sessions plus online poster sessions)
The exact clustering of the abstracts per session will be published shortly
10:30-11:00 Coffee and tea break
  Plenary session 3 - Aula Czech University of Life Sciences Prague + streaming via the Internet - link will be made available via Whova; Chair: Patrick van Damme
11:00-12:30 keynote speeches
12:30 Conference review by the student reporters
12:40Poster Awards
12:55Photocompetition - best photo / best photo series
13:15Closing remarks and handing over to Berlin
End of Tropentag 2022 around 13:30
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-17:30 Post-conference workshops:
14:30-17:00 Post-conference excursions - info will follow.

 

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