26-27 June, 2013. Free University of Brussels (Belgium). The conference Agroecology for Sustainable Food Systems in Europe: A Transformative Agenda, included a half day policy dialogue with Members of the European Parliament in Brussels (EU).
The topic of AR4D – as a ‘conforming’ or ‘transforming’ praxis – was a central part of the conference discussions. The co-organisers are: the Centre for Agroecology and Food Security of Coventry University (UK), the European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility
(ENSSER, Germany), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium), Fondation Sciences Citoyennes, France), International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements EU (IFOAM EU, Belgium), Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming Research (TPOrganics, Belgium).
From July 2 to 4 2013, the proponents of the IFOAM OSEA II Project in partnership with the Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM) are organizing in Dar es Salaam the third East African Organic Conference under the theme “Sharing achievements made and lessons learned”. The conference will bring together organic stakeholders to share experiences learned since the launch of the East African Organic Products Standards six years ago.