Date

Nov 15 – 25 2022

Time

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Summer School GROW – “Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate”

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The 2022 Edition of the Summer School GROW – “Agrobiodiversity in a Changing Climate” is now accepting applications.

The classes will focus on the importance of biodiversity in agriculture, with particular focus on biodiversity’s role in enhancing cropping and farming systems’ resilience and adaptability to climate change. 

The aim of the course is to equip participants with the necessary tools, knowledge and understanding to enhance productivity and improve marketing strategies in sustainable and resilient agricultural systems.

The training will include lectures by speakers from various national and international organizations.

The summer school will be held online from 15 to 25 November 2022.

Official course language: English; the training will include lectures by speakers from various national and international organizations.

Participants will be awarded six CFU/ECTS credits (Crediti Formativi Universitari/European Credit Transfer System).

Scholarships are offered for the course.

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For more information, download the 2022 programme and visit the official GROW 2022 website. Questions may be directed to caf_cropgeneticdiversity@uniroma1.it 

The deadline to apply is 6 September 2022.

Organizers: Mountain Partnership Secretariat, Sapienza University of Rome’s Department of Environmental Biology, the Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research (PAR).
Technical support is provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Sponsors and partners: the Italian Development Cooperation, NaturaSì, Slow Food International, IFOAM-Organics International and Raffaella Foundation.