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Conference: Water Research for Agriculture

Date: 10 June 2014, Venue: Brussels/Belgium

The Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU together with Czech Liaison Office for Research organize a half day conference on water research for agriculture on 10 June 2014

The aim of the conference is to discuss challenges in the water management related to the sustainable production in the European agriculture sector. The common tool is the Horizon 2020 programme which tackles aspects of water ecosystems and agricultural research. The conference will present policy view on water resources and agricultural research as well as stakeholders´ views (researchers from Czech Republic and other European countries).

 

PROGRAMME
13.30 Registration
14.00 Opening

INTRODUCTION
Moderator
Jarka Chloupková (DG Research and Innovation, European Commission)
Welcome Address
Jakub Dürr (Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU)

PART I - POLICY VIEW ON WATER RESEARCH
FOR AGRICULTURE

Jiří Jílek (Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU)
Giovanni Bidoglio (Joint Research Centre, European Commission)
Claire McCamphill (European Innovation Partnership on Water, DG Environment, European Commission)
Inge van Oost (European Innovation Partnership on Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability)
Antonio Lo Porto (WssTP, The European Water Platform)

PART II - STAKEHOLDERS VIEW ON WATER RESEARCH
FOR AGRICULTURE

Petr Fučík (Research Institute for Soil and Water Conservation, Czech Republic)
Petr Kupec (Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic)
Diego Introgiolo (IVIO institute, Spain)
Peter Schipper (Alterra, Environmental Science Group
of Wageningen University, Netherlands)
Wilfred Appelman (representative of the RESFOOD project, TNO, Netherlands)

 

 

 

 

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Programme - Water Research for Agriculture 2 MB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jun 9, 2014