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Workshop Global value chains for food and nutrition security
Organizers: Center on Globalization, Governance, & Competitiveness; International Food Policy
Research Institute; Manlio Rossi-Doria Centre for Economic and Social Research;
25-26 September 2014 Roma Tre University, Italy.

25th INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC-EXPERTS CONGRESS ON AGRICULTURE AND FOOD INDUSTRY, Çe?me-?zmir, TURKEY. The congress will take place on September 25-27, 2014 and spreaded out to multidiscipliner scopes in agricultural sciences such as Plant and Animal Production, Food Technology, Agricultural Economics and Landscape Architecture. For more information please visit our website or see attached document. 

Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists will organize a seminar on the Economics of Animal Health and Welfare. The seminar will be held in Hämeenlinna, Finland on the 2nd and 3rd of October 2014.
The organizing committee invites all scientist working in this field to present their work at the seminar. All topics which are relevant to the economics of animal health and welfare are welcomed. The seminar can cover a broad range of topics from farm to fork, from individual farmers to consumers, and from local to global  issues, the common nominator being economics applied to animal health or to animal welfare. Especially contributions in these themes are appreciated:
• Heterogeneity in stakeholders: Heterogeneity, for instance, in national policies, in consumer preferences and perceptions, or in general beliefs, views and perspectives on animal health and welfare.
• Emerging issues in the economics of animal health and welfare: Submissions focusing on issues such as economic drivers and economically important emerging threats of animal health and welfare, their impacts, regional and scale-related changes in production, or climate change.
• Drivers of economic choices and incentives for change: Issues such as international trade and standards, and incentives and disincentives for biosecurity and animal welfare, including compensation policies, insurance, contracting and asymmetric information.  
Further information about the program, keynote speakers, and full call for papers is available at the seminar website. To submit an abstract, please send your contribution by 15th of May by using this link

Eleventh European Rural Development Network Conference: Rural Development in Eastern EU and Neighbourhood Countries – Present and Future to be held on October 2-4, 2014 in Chi?in?u, Republic of Moldova.
The Conference aims to stimulate theoretical and empirical contributions on the proposed theme and brings together economists, sociologists, geographers, agronomists, ecologists, policy makers, rural planners, managers and others, in order to discuss and assess new perspectives in the future rural development plans. We will welcome comparative analyses between structures, strategies and challenges of the economies inside EU and different countries in transition.
At the same time, we intend to extend our concerns and sphere of interest by attracting new members in ERDN, to deliver new outputs of our activities, to promote and share the results of our concerns with other participants, networks and actors, to create a rich and favorable background for future collaborations.
During the two full days of the Conference, three thematic sessions are planned. The topics are:
I) Structural changes in agriculture and rural areas in different EU member states and Eastern Partnership countries: present and future
II) Financial aspects/alternatives in agriculture and rural development
III) Competitiveness of agri-food products on EU - Eastern Partnership intra and extra trade markets.
Local Organisers: The State Agrarian University of Moldova in cooperation with National Institute for Economic Research, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Romanian Academy - Institute of Agricultural Economics, Economic and Social Research Institute "Gheorghe Zane”, Ia?i and Foundation Terra Nostra, Ia?i.
For more information please visit the website.

The Knowledge Hub FACCE MACSUR (Modelling European Agriculture with ClimateChange for Food Security) (www.macsur.eu) arranges a TradeM International Workshop on “Economics of integrated assessment approaches for agriculture and the food sector” on 25-27 November 2014 at Hurdalsjøen Hotel, Norway (40 min from Oslo Airport Gardermoen). The workshop will bring together researchers with interest in Integrated assessment approaches which are used to analyze agriculture, food security and climate change.

The event has four major goals:
(i) to critically discuss the state-of-the-art and future perspectives of Integrated assessment approaches
(ii) to study and assess examples of applied modelling approaches integrating crop, livestock, and economic models
(iii) to foster international collaboration in the research areas of food security, climate change, and agrosystem modelling
(iv) to plan and identify next steps to achieve TradeM contributions to MACSUR goals

Keynote speakers:
John Antle, Oregon State University, and co-leader of the Economics Team of AgMIP
Eric Nævdal, Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research at the University of Oslo

Submission of abstracts (max 2 pages) by 10 October 2014 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Early registration by 10 October 2014 through this link [https://www.deltager.no/bioforskeng/participant/arrangement.aspx?id=101873]

The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is pleased to announce its Third Annual Conference on the theme of "Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact". The conference will be held on the premises of the University of Venice from 29 through 30 January 2015.
For more information please see document attached or the website: www.greengrowthknowledge.org/conference2015

Call for Abstracts and Conference Announcement: Deadline for Submissions: 15 September 2014





The World Bank is pleased to announce the 16th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty being held
from March 23 – 27, 2015 at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington D.C. Participants include leaders and
professionals from across governments, civil society, academia, the private sector and partners to interact and
discuss innovative approaches to improving land governance. Last year’s conference attracted more than 1,000
participants from 101 countries; 60 percent of participants were from developing countries, and about a fourth
representing government officials and another fourth from international organizations.
The theme for 2015 is Linking Land Tenure and Use for Shared Prosperity.

The Agricultural Economics Society's 89th annual conference will be held at the University of Warwick, England, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th of April, 2015.

The programme will include contributed papers, keynote speakers, discussion papers and posters as well as symposia and workshops organised by members – updates to the programme will be available on the AES website. On Monday 13th April, there will be a workshop specifically for PhD researchers in Agricultural Economics.
Call for papers – please submit paper and poster proposals using the online submission facility on the AES website.

Important Dates and Information
Deadline for paper and poster proposals:                        15th December 2014
Deadline for PhD workshop proposals:                            30th November 2014
Decisions on acceptance of papers:                                 January 2015
Deadline for full paper submission and registration:         2nd April 2015

£200 prize for the best poster paper presented by an early career researcher. 
For further details on the submission process, see: http://aes.ac.uk/page.asp?ID=3

The Conference Venue
The conference takes place at the University of Warwick, close to the attractive countryside of the Cotswolds and historic centres such as Warwick and Stratford upon Avon. The venue is easily accessible by road, rail and air. Birmingham International Airport is approximately 30 minutes by taxi or there is a frequent train service from Birmingham International station, which is next to the airport. Coventry Intercity station is the nearest station and only four miles from the University. Trains from London (Euston) run frequently with an approximate journey time of 70 minutes.

We look forward to seeing you in Warwick. For all enquiries, please contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



International Conference “Food in the Bio-based Economy; Sustainable Provision and Access”; 27-29 May 2015, Wageningen, the Netherlands

This conference aims at bringing together frontier economic research on sustainable food production and consumption in the bio-based economy at local, regional and (inter)national levels. We invite theoretical and empirical contributions from different fields of economics that address the specific objectives of the conference.
Specific objectives of this conference are to:
• Contribute to the ongoing debate on global food security in the bio-based economy
• Generate insight in the development of the bio-based economy
• Bring together economists interested in research on sustainable food provision and access at multiple levels
• Strengthen the link between economic theory and empirical work on sustainable food production and consumption
For more information please visit the website and document attached.




International Conference of Agricultural Economists

Will Martin, IAAE President Elect, invites submissions for the International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE) 2015 to be held in Milan, Italy August 9-14, 2015.
Call For Submissions: These submissions may include Contributed Papers, Organized Symposia, Innovative Proposals, and Pre and Post-Conference Workshops.
The deadline for all submissions is November 5, 2014. Corresponding authors will be informed of the outcome of the review and selection process by March 15, 2015.
Before submitting your contribution, please create a user account using this link to the conference web site

See for more information the document attached or the website: www.icae2015.org 






Workshop “Global value chains for food and nutrition security”
25-26 September 2014, Roma Tre University
Sala delle Lauree, School of Economics and Management
Via Silvio d’Amico 77, 00145, Rome
The draft programme is attached
Please notify us ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) if you would like to attend. The Workshop is open to other attendees whose papers are not on the program. There is no entry fee, but space is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis for those not on the program.