Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Tuesday, August 28, 2018


29 August 2018. Webinar: Technologies and techniques for combating Fall Armyworm

27-29 August 2018. Durban (ICC), South Africa. BIO Africa Convention 2018
29-30 August 2018. Nairobi, Kenya. Global Landscapes Forum: Nairobi

30 - 31 August 2018. Gent-Zwijnaarde, Belgium. IPBO conference 2018: “Scientific innovation for a sustainable development of African agriculture”.

30-31 August 2018. Wageningen. The Netherlands. Towards Zero Hunger: Partnerships for Impact
5 – 6 September 2018. University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. Congress FOOD2030 Towards Sustainable Food Systems
5 – 8 September 2018. Kigali, Rwanda. African Green Revolution Forum - AGRF 2018

11-12 September 2018. 1st West African Regional Workshop On Oxidative Stress And Immunohistochemistry Techniques – Theory and Practice

12 September 2018. Londen. Transforming Africa's Agriculture Value Chains Through Mechanization

12 September 2018Webinar: the Feed the Future Learning Agenda
17-19 September 2018. Gent, Belgium. Tropen Tag Ghent 2018. Annual interdisciplinary conference on Research in tropical and subtropical agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development. Conference theme: Global food security and food safety: The role of universities.

17-21 September 2018. West and Central Africa Post-Harvest Congress and Exhibition (WCAPHCE)
19-21 September 2018. Uppsala, Sweden. Engaging Africa Diaspora in Knowledge Transfer through Networking.

19 September 2018. Brussels. Brussels Briefing n. 52 on "Food safety: a critical part of the food system in Africa"

20-21 September, 2018, Nairobi-Kenya. 1st Africa Environment Partnership Platform (AEPP)

20-21 September, 2018. Johannesburg, South Africa. Africa Property Investment Summit
24 – 26 September 2018. Al-Azhar International Conference Centre, Cairo, Egypt. DATAD-R VIII workshop for Librarians, library IT support staff of University libraries and others. Register at or email Edith Laari at
24-26 September 2018. Cape Town, South Africa. Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness Conference.
24-26 September 2018. Khartoum Sudan. 1 Inter-Regional Smart Agriculture Forum (ISAF)

24 - 26 September 2018. Al-Azhar International Conference Centre, Egypt. DATAD-R VIII workshop. ‘’The workshop is to strengthen the capacity of African University Libraries to manage and disseminate the research output from their faculty and students widely for greater impact.  It will afford an opportunity for participants to share their experience and learn about new trends in electronic content management.’’

25 September 2018. Webinar. Purdue Scale-up. A conference focusing on effective approaches to scaling up agricultural technologies and innovations in the developing world.

25 September 2018. AFAAS Webinar Series Scaling up proven technologies and practices of postharvest management in Africa The inscription link will be communicated a week before the webinar. Save the date!
  • 1st slot: 11:00 to 13:00 Hrs East African Time, 08:00 to 10:00 West African; 10.00 to 12.00 South African/Central European time;
  • 2nd slot: 16:00 to 18:00 Hrs East African Time, 13:00 to 15:00 West African; 15:00 to 17:00 South African/Central European time
25-26 September 2018. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. CGIAR Gender Annual Scientific Conference
25-27 September 2018.  Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. Innovations in Agriculture: Scaling Up Conference.

28 September 2018. Brussels. Mobilising private-sector investment to mitigate climate change in Africa

1-2 October 2018. Maritim Hotel, Cologne (Germany): Revolution in Food and Biomass Production; High-tech strategy for a sustainable biomass supply. The “Future Protein Award” is given out to companies presenting the best concepts for a future-proof protein supply, derived from algae, bacteria, cell-cultured meat, insects, new crops or even from CO2 and solar energy.

2-4 October 2018 Dakar, Senegal. Third PACA Partnership Platform Meeting. Theme: “Scaling-up Country-led Approaches for Sustainable Aflatoxin Mitigation in Africa ”

3-4 October 2018. Ottawa, Canada. Towards a Food Secure Future. This event will be live streamed and posted on IDRC's YouTube channel and GAC's YouTube channel and Facebook page.
1-5 October 2018. Addis, Ethiopia. The 8th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference
3-4 October 2018. University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana. WACCI International Conference on Food and Nutrition Security in Africa.
4-5 October 2018. Harare, Zimbabwe. Bindura University 1st International Conference on Food Security and Climate

5 October 2018. Brussels. The global Diaspora week. Session3 : Diaspora innovations for agricultural productivity and sustainability
4-7 October 2018. Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina. AGROSYM 2018.
7-11 October 2018 in Berlin, Germany. IWCSPP 2018 - 12th International Working Conference for Stored Product Protection.

8-10 October 2018. Max Rubner Conference 2018Fungi and Mycotoxins in Foods
9-12 October 2018. Johannesburg, South Africa. Second African Congress on Conservation Agriculture
10-12 October 2018. Stellenbosch, South Africa. Science Forum 2018 (SF18)
16 October 2018. Brussels Begium. World Food Day at the European Parliament. On the occasion of World Food Day 2018,FAO and the European Commission will organize an event hosted by the MEP Mr. Paolo De Castro at the European Parliament. The registration link will be provided early September. This event will consist of a two-hour debate preceded by a networking lunch. It will provide feedback and build on the findings of the recent 2nd FOOD 2030 High Level Event that took place in Plovdiv under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency from 14-15 June 2018.

16 - 17 October 2018. Nairobi. Nutrition Africa Investor Forum. The Forum is being organised by The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) in partnership with Royal DSM and the SUN Business Network.
24 - 26 October 2018. Johannesburg, South Africa. "4 PER 1000"Africasymposium on soils for food security

24-25 October 2018. Accra, Ghana. 2018 GLOBELICS International Conference.
7 - 9 November 2018.  Esterhazy Palace, Eisenstadt, Austria. 6th International Conference on Organic Agriculture Sciences (ICOAS)
19-23 November, 2018. Abuja, Nigeria. IFDC workshop: Bringing Balanced Fertilizers to Smallholder Farmers in Africa

20 - 22 November 2018. Maputo. FANRPAN High-level Policy Dialogue. Transforming agriculture in Africa.

22-23 November 2018. Vienna. Austria. "People’s food - people’s health: Towards healthy and sustainable European Food Systems"
21-23 November 2018. Rome. FAO International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers

22-23 November 2018. Salvador, Bahia/Brazil. 6th Brazil Africa Forum. Youth Empowerment: Transformation to Achieve Sustainable Transformation
26 - 30 novembre 2018. Dakar, Senegal. International workshop on the dairy value chain in Africa

28-30 November 2018 Bangkok, Thailand. Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition.  An IFPRI-FAO global event.

30 November- 4 December 2018: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. APIMONDIA SYMPOSIUM 2018; Role of Bees in Food Production.

2-7 December. 2018. Khartoum, Sudan. Young Scientists Conference. Genomics and Human Health in Africa

10-12 December 2018. Center of Congress Rennes, France. DIVERSIFOOD Final Congress ‘Cultivating Diversity and Food Quality’

10-12 January 2019International Conference on Aquatic Resource and Aquaculture for Sustainable Development, ICAR-AQUAS-2019.

4-8 February 2019. Worcester, SOUTH AFRICA. Workshop on Bioinformatics and Wheat Genomics II

12-14 February, 2019 Arusha, Tanzania. ECHO East Africa Biannual Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture and Appropriate Technologies

27/02-01/03/2019.  Stuttgart, Germany. Hidden Hunger Congress 2019

25-29 March 2019Washington, DC, USA, at World Bank headquarters. 20th Annual Conference on Land and Poverty.

30 April - 3 May 2019. Kampala, Uganda ICT4D Conference

13-14 May 2019. Gemboux, Belgium. CDAIS global conference. Present the results of the Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems (CDAIS) project but also listen to others who did the same initiative.

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