UPCOMING EVENTS IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH FOR DEVELOPMENT (AR4D) – February – December 2020

17-20 February 2020. Thimphu, Bhutan. FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific  
APRC35 postponed due to Coronavirus emergency

19-21 February 2020. Cape Town, South Africa. The 11th annual Argus Africa Fertilizer conference 




25 February 2020. Copenhagen. Transforming global food systems under climate change: Achieving zero emissions


25 February 2020. Nouakchott. G5 Sahel summit

27 February 2020. 10th Commission-to-Commission meeting with members of the African Union Commission.

27 February 2020. Dakar. Africa Day 2020 The European Investment Bank and UN Habitat The theme this year is ‘cities for people’.

23-28 February 2020. Davos, Switzerland. WORLD BIODIVERSITY FORUM.

24-26 February 2020. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 3RD FOODAGRO ETHIOPIA 2020. Theme: Food, Agricultural products and equipment. EXPOGROUP.



24-27 February 2020. Zimbabwe. Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 

26-27 February 2020. Nairobi. National Agriculture Summit

26-28 February 2020. Singapore. ASIA-EUROPE SUSTAINABLE CONNECTIVITY SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE.

27 February 2020. Addis Ababa. EU – African Union Commission to Commission meeting in 

2-3 March 2020. Valencia, Spain. World Agriculture Summit. Theme: Current Trends and Novel Approaches in the Field of Agriculture. 

2-4 March 2020 Moroto, Karamoja – Uganda. ECHO East Africa Symposium on Improving Nutrition and Livelihoods in Pastoralist Areas.



3 March 2020. Brussels. The future of the food policy landscape‘ Watch live at 11:30 am
Stella Kyriakides, EU commissioner for health and food safety will discuss the future of the food policy landscape among other topics as well as the priorities of her portfolio under the new legislature.

4 March 2020. Brussels. EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT: ECR Africa Summit 2020  

You can also follow the summit with the webstream.

3-5 March 2020. Nairobi. Agricultural Industry Forum.
The Agricultural Industry Forum (AIF) and exhibition is an event that represents the largest gathering of public and private-sector stakeholders in Kenya’s agricultural sector. The event brings together stakeholders closely linked sector from Agribusinesses, financial and insurance institutions,

4 March 2020. The European Commission presents its joint communication “Towards a comprehensiveStrategy with Africa” 

4 March 2020. Brussels. Workshop “FOOD 2030 Pathways: Future Research & Innovation Needs in view of the transition to sustainable, healthy, safe and inclusive food systems”. Organised by DG RTD (Directorate Healthy Planet, Unit “Bioeconomy and Food Systems”)

4 March 2020. InfoPoint Lunchtime Conference: “Agricultural Trade and the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems”

5 March 2020. Webinar. Promoting nutrition-sensitive agriculture through Farmer Field Schools

11-12 March 2020. Zurich, Switzerland. 4th Global Summit on food science and nutrition. Theme: Foreground for Advanced Food science, Nutrition and Diet. 

12 March 2020. Webinar. How to source fresh food inclusively?

16-19 March 2020. Muscat, Oman. International Conference on Water Resources in Arid Areas



12-13 March 2020. Dar es Salaam. East African Business and Investment forum. organised by the Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) and the Swedish East African Chamber of Commerce (SWEACC). 

16-20 March 2020. Land and Poverty Conference . Theme : Institutions for Equity and Resilience.
16-19 March 2020 in Marrakech, Morocco. 5th African Regional Conference on Irrigation and Drainage ICARDA is organizing a technical tour to solar drip irrigation project site 
18 March 2020. Morocco. LEAP4FNSSA 1st Raising Awareness Event

18-19 March 2020. Cape Town, South Africa Women in Tech Africa 2020 Conference.

21-23 March 2020. Bangkok, Thailand. Global Summit on Food Fortification. GAIN Micronutrient Forum Harvest Plus.

23-25 March 2020. Valencia, Spain. 5TH EDITION OF GLOBAL CONGRESS ON PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. Theme: A drive to thrive plant sciences. MAGNUS GROUP.

24 – 25 March 2020. Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi, Kenya. Agri-Food Tech and Innovation Summit.Tech to Farm, Farm to Market Adopting Ag-Tech, Scaling Up Innovations.

23-27 March 2020. Bangkok, Thailand. Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference 2020



31 March 2020. Brussels. Forum for the Future of Agriculture

9th International Food Safety Forum. The forum will be held at Serena Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 to Wednesday, April 1, 2020
https://web.cvent.com/event/d9ca795e-2669-4e18-84f4-479ccaf135bb/summary

7 April 2020. Washington. LAUNCH EVENT – 2020 Global Food Policy Report: Building Inclusive Food Systems.

April 14 -16, 2020, Kampala, Uganda Global African Swine Fever Research Alliance (GARA) 2020 the 5th bi-annual Scientific Meeting.

01-05 June 2020. Cairo, Egypt. 16th Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Partnership Platform. Organized by the Africa Union (AU). 

08-09 June 2020. Frankfurt, Germany. 6TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PLANT GENOMICS. Glimpses. EUROSCICON LLC LTD.



15-18 June 2020. Accra, Ghana. 8Th Africa Agricultural Science Week and FARA General Assembly. Organized by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA)

15-18 June 2020. Rotterdam, Netherlands. IFAMA 2020. Theme: Food for the Future. IFAMA.

17-19 June 2020. Cape Town, South Africa. AGRITECH AFRICA. Theme: the international agricultural technology conference and exhibition Agritech by Kenes exhibitions now in south Africa. Kenes Exhibitions.

25-26 June 2020. Toronto, Canada. GLOBAL CONGRESS ON INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY. ‘Innovative Approach and Novel Technologies in Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases. SCIENTIFIC FEDERATION.

25-27 June 2020. Rome, Italy. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON METABOLOMICS AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY. A diligent approach to enrich the knowledge on Metabolomics and Systems Biology. MAGNUS GROUP.


29-30 June 2020.
 ISS, Netherlands. Development Dialogue 2020. Theme: Engaged Scholarship for Development: Building Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice. ISS.

21 – 24 July 2020. Durban, South Africa. CONNECTING THE AGRI-FOOD VALUE CHAIN.

30-31 July 2020. Berlin, Germany. OCEANOGRAPHY CONFERENCES. Theme: Marine Science for a Blue Economy. GAVIN CONFERENCES.

10-11 August 2020. Atlanta-Georgia, United States of America. 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO ON AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE. Theme: Accelerate scientific discoveries and major milestones in the current situation relating to Agriculture Sciences! SCIENTIFIC FEDERATION.


20-21 August 2020. 
Venice, Italy. BIOMATERIALS-2020.
Theme: Explore the New Innovations & Research on Biotechnology and Biomaterials. SCIENTIFIC FEDERATION.

9-11 September 2020. Tropentag 2020 organised by Czech University of Life Sciences Prague,

9-10 September 2020. Rome, Italy. 8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University. EUROPEAN CENTER OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, CIT UNIVERSITY.

10-12 September 2020. Paris, France. 6TH EDITION OF GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON PLANT SCIENCE AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. Theme: A deep focus on Plant Sciences and its modern techniques. MAGNUS GROUP.

23-25 September 2020. Paris, France. 3RD EDITION OF EURO-GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. Theme: Foreground for Advanced Researches in Food Science and Technology. MAGNUS GROUP.

06-08 October 2020. Medan, Indonesia. PALMEX INDONESIA 2020. Theme: The only specialized Palm Oil event in Asia! PT. FIREWORKS INDONESIA.

14-15 October 2020. Rome, Italy. WORLD PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCE CONGRESS. Theme: Safeguarding the International Crop Population and Environmental Concerns. CONFERENCE SERIES LLC LTD.

21-22 October 2020. Surabaya, Indonesia. SUGARTECH AGRI EXPO INDONESIA 2020.  PT. FIREWORKS INDONESIA.

16-18 November 2020. CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa. The African Agri Investment Indaba.Your gateway to investment opportunities across the entire agri-food value chain.

17-18 December 2020. Tokyo, Japan. Nutrition for Growth Summit. Theme: To set the world on a pathway towards achieving the SDG targets. Government of Japan.

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