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UNESCO Chair/UNITWIN on World Food Systems

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Abstract

The UNESCO Chair has developed a muldisciplinary approach (humanities, economics, politics, life sciences and engineering) in activities of training programs (1) and transfer of knowledge (2) in the field of world food systems.
1) Training programs. The Chair backs two trainong courses delivered by Montpellier SupAgro : an Honour Master Degree in Innovations and Policies for Sustainable Food (IPAD) and an engineering course "Innovations in world agrifood systems" (ISAM). Those two training courses have welcomed their first students in september 2011, for whom we have organized a courses unit on "international negotiations and lobbying".
2) Transfer ok knowledge. We have organized two conferences for the scientific community and a broader audience : "Agroecology in questions" at CIRAD, and "Massive destruction: famine geopolitics", with Jean Ziegler, at Montpellier SupAgro.
Our inaugural conference, that took place in january 2012 ("Sustainable food: a common good?", was followed by 350 peoples.
We have created our website as a ressource center and presentation of our different activities.

Perspectives

Lauching of our website

Launching of a pre-flagship program on urban sustainable food systems
- Organization of a scientific franco-maghrebin seminar on "Agropôles et technopôles agroalimentaires au Maghreb", université Caddi Ayad, Marrakech, april 2012
- Organization of an international seminar on "Food Safety and Food Security", at HonkKong Polytech University, june 2012
- Organization of an international seminar on "Indications géographiques et terroirs agoalimentaires", université Akdeniz, Antalya, october 2012
- Organization and hosting of a conference on "Nourrir les villes et développer les campagnes", with Ville de Paris, Fondations Carasso et Fondation Nicolas Hulot, decembre 2012

Project Number : 1100-003

Year : 2011

Type of funding : PC

Project type : SP

Research units in the network : GREEN IATE INNOVATION QUALISUD

Start date :
01 Jul 2011

End date :
01 Mar 2012

Flagship project :
Non

Project leader :
Jean-Louis Rastoin

Project leader's institution :
InstitutAgro

Project leader's RU :
MOISA

Budget allocated :
37597.68 €

Total budget allocated ( including co-financing) :
37597.68 €

Funding :
Labex