31 May to 4 June 2021. FNSSA Stakeholder Engagement Week Stakeholder Engagement on the Africa-EU Research and Innovation Partnership on Food and Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture at the EU-Africa Summit – Register here!
1 June 2021. Launch of The African Animal Breeders’ Network (AABNet). The AABNet (The African Animal Breeding Network) is a newly established pan African initiative to focus on capacity development and knowledge transfer for animal breeding, and creating innovations to support livestock genetic improvement in Africa. Incl. H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko, AU Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture and Dr Jimmy Smith DG ILRI. For more information, please visit www. African Animal Breeding Network (animalbreeding-africa.org)
2 June 2021. 15:00 – 16:00 CEST Opportunities, challenges and ‘trade-offs’ in scaling agro-ecological practices
2 June, 2021. 8:30-10:00AM EST. Session 1 – Dietary Assessment Challenges and Opportunities: Introducing the INDDEX24 Dietary Assessment Platform: This session will illuminate the critical need to draw on data, analytics, and evidence to understand and affect change across the food, health, and environmental sustainability nexus and global progress on these fronts. To learn more about The INDDEX Project please visit our website at: https://inddex.nutrition.tufts.edu/
2-3 June 2021 – Online GLF Africa: Restoring Africa’s Drylands
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The webinar will highlight the interlinked challenges of food security and accelerating climate change as well as showcase climate smart initiatives by awardees in the EC funded AgriFI portfolio. The webinar will entail discussions on the net effect of collaborations within government, SME’s and other actors while exemplifying potential in different value chains.
The Special Session of the 48th Plenary of CFS will take place virtually on Friday, 4 June 2021 to endorse the CFS Policy Recommendations on Agroecological and Other Innovative Approaches.
8 June 2021 02:00 to 11:00 GMT+2 (online) Organic Agriculture for Sustainable and Resilient Community Food Systems e-Dialogue
This e-dialogue/consultation shall discuss knowledge and experiences to mainstream the contributions of organic agriculture towards sustainable resilient community food systems that ultimately shall contribute to the attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
9 June, 2021. Independent Dialogue. Sustainable Food Systems: Nature positive Food Systems for a Healthy Planet & Healthy People Nairobi, Kenya
9 June, 2021. 10:45 am – 12:00 pm EDT. INTRODUCTION TO CHILD LABOUR IN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
9 June 2021. 9:00-10:30 AM ET. Innovative Metrics of Diet Quality in Low- and Middle-Income Settings by USAID/Feed the Future
10-11 June 2021. 10th CGIAR System Council Meeting
The title of this edition is “The Green Deal for a Sustainable Future”.
The 14th edition of the European Development Days will be fully digital.
The agenda of EDD 2021 is now online: https://eudevdays.eu/community/agenda
17 June 2021 – Desertification and drought day – Launch of the Global Soil Salinity Map (GSSmap)
17 June 2021. Session 2 – Using the INDDEX24 Dietary Assessment Platform: A Demo and Discussion: This session will delve into more detail on the workings of the INDDEX24 Dietary Assessment Platform. To learn more about The INDDEX Project please visit our website at: https://inddex.nutrition.tufts.edu/
21 June 2021. Pastoralism and climate change in West Africa: implications for policy and practice. hosted by the Institute of Development Studies, the University of Ghana, and the University for Development Studies
The CIHEAM; the FAO; the UfMs; the UN One Planet Network Sustainable Food Systems Programme and the PRIMA Foundation, are co-organising two Food Systems Summit Dialogues ( 27 April and 3 June 2021) aiming at advancing a common understanding of the complex environment of Sustainable Food Systems in the Mediterranean region (SFS MED).
22 – 24 June 2021 – 9th Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly and launch of the Global Soil Organic Carbon sequestration potential map
WHAT INVESTMENT IN INNOVATION IS NEEDED FOR TRANSFORMING AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH? | WEBINAR 5 by CCAFS
23 and 24 June 2021. European Research and Innovation Days
21-24 June 2021. Register now for ANH2021
30 June 2021. Women in Agribusiness Forum
6-10 September 2021 20th Organic World Congress
13 – 16 September 2021 – Global Symposium on Salt-Affected Soils
13-17 September 2021 Land Commons virtual conference
13-15 October 2021. 1st Conference on Farmer-Centric On-Farm Experimentation
28-30 September 2021. Agri4D Online Conference 2021. Food Systems for New Realities. by SLU/Sweden. Registration is free of charge and will open in June 2021. Call for abstracts closes 31/05.
2-3 November 2021. FAO high-level Global Event on Ending Child Labour in Agriculture
October 2021 – Launch of the Global Status of Black soils and Global Black Soil Distribution Map (GBSmap)
October 2021 – 3rd Workshop of the International Network of Black Soils (INBS) (date tbc)
October 2021 – 7th meeting of the International Network of Soil Information Institutions(date tbc)
October 2021 – 5th meeting of the Global Soil Laboratory Network (date tbc)
November 2021 – 6th meeting of the Eurasian Soil Partnership (date tbc)
November 2021 – 15th working session of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (date tbc)
5 December 2021 – World Soil Day “Halt soil salinization, Boost soil productivity”
December 2021 – Global Soil Information System launch event (date tbc)