Demeter International Conference on Organic Plant Breeding in Europe November 29
The conference will give an overview of successes of organic plant breeding till now, it will explore perspectives for the sector and will also discuss challenges and ways to overcome obstacles to the further development of organic plant breeding. It is the final event of the three-year project ‘Promoting Organic Plant Breeding in Europe’ (2016-2018). The projects’ results will be presented, focusing on best practice examples among European initiatives and strategies to make organic breeding a successful business. Political recommendations that would enable greater uptake of organic plant breeding and organic varieties will be discussed. The conference aims to explore the chances organic plant breeding offers to produce high quality food, increase biodiversity on our fields and increase climate change resilience of farming systems.
The registration can be done via the following link:
Contact: Lina Lasithiotaki, Communication Officer, Demeter-International e.V. EU Liaison Office Rue du Trône 194 I B-1050 Brussels I Belgium
Mobil: +32(0)494-03- 5002
More information about this project can be found at https://www.organic-plant-breeding.org/