This conference ties together the main four themes at the center of agroforestry for the transition towards sustainability and bioeconomy.
Rapeseed is an oil crop commonly grown in Sweden. The seeds are high in protein, but have a bitter taste and can be toxic. Can this be changed through plant breeding?
Dr. Ivar Virgin, Stockholm Environment Institute
Bioeconomy will play a central role in the transition to a sustainable society. What pathways to a bioeconomy are there? Discuss the options at this seminar.
Practically speaking, bioeconomy is still in its infancy, but it’s already clear that moving into this direction will increase demand for forest-based products. How to avoid adverse impacts?
Researchers are still arguing about the definition of bioeconomy. However, it is an exciting concept that stimulates innovation and resource efficiency with a market value in mind. All essential for sustainable development. Clearly, the bioeconomy pathway will require transparent knowledge sharing, cross-sector collaboration and a novel view on academic research.
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and SIANI are pleased to announce the Call for abstracts for the Agri4D 2017 Conference. The theme of this year's event is Urbanization and Rural Transformation.
IEA Bioenergy Task 43's call for contributions: Attractive Systems for Bioenergy Feedstock Production in Sustainably Managed Landscapes.
Rapid globalization and a surging global demand for food, feed, bioenergy, renewable materials and agricultural land are radically changing the conditions of the bioeconomy. At the same time,...