Conference: ‘Towards new farming and food systems: Sustainable intensification and food democracy’

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Thursday 11 June 2015

Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate


This one-day conference explores the scientific, technological, environmental, social, economic, and legal aspects of changing farming and food landscapes.

The conference will bring together scientists, UK and international scholars, NGO representatives and other stakeholders. It will be relevant to academics, managers, land-owners and policy-makers working on food related issues and agriculture across the UK and beyond.

This conference is organised by the recently established @FEED Research Centre (Agriculture, Technology, Food, Environment, Energy and Democracy) based at the University of Hull.

@FEED undertakes exciting, cutting edge research to develop resilient food and energy systems, which are democratically justified, can adapt to climate change impacts and promote environmental and biodiversity protection and conservation.

The @FEED team at the University of Hull is led by Ludivine Petetin (Law), Darren Evans (Biological, Biomedical and Environmental Sciences) and Lewis Holloway (Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences).

Its members and associates brings together in a new and distinctive inter-disciplinary grouping science, technology, socio-economic and legal researchers from the University of Hull and external partners, who have collective research expertise and practice in the fields of agriculture, food and new technologies.

For more information and to register to attend visit the website.

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