The Research Group on Organic Farming Italy (GRAB-IT) organizes the 2nd International Workshop on “Organic farming and agro-ecology as a response to global challenges” in Capri Island, near Naples, Italy on June 27-29, 2018.

The Workshop is jointly organized by GRAB-IT (Research Group in Organic Farming), Department of Agricultural Sciences – University of Naples Federico II (Italy), and Associazione Scientifica Centro di Portici, Naples and endorsed by International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR) and European Association of Agroecology.

The workshop is organized in seven tracks:

1) Producing sufficient healthful, safe and affordable food for a larger share of people worldwide.

2) Transitioning to Circular Economy: the role of organic agriculture.

3) Protecting the rural environment: soils, water, air, biodiversity and landscapes.

4) Emerging ethics concerns, sustainable food habits, lifestyles and consumer needs.

5) Societal and Policy dimension of organic farming.

6) Better breeds, feeds, animal health, animal welfare for organic livestock farming and aquaculture.

7) Integrated Pest Management in Organic Farming Systems.

The official language of the workshop is English. Scientific papers are welcome from all tracks/topics.

A two-page abstract is mandatory for the evaluation (a template will be available soon). For those who are interested in the best paper competition and Special Issue a full paper is requested (a template will be available soon). 
Authors will send their abstract/full paper by February 28th, 2018.

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