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UK-Africa Food Security Symposium 2018

Developing effective and equitable partnerships to address food insecurity in Africa
When Sep 11, 2018
from 09:35 AM to 05:30 PM
Where Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge
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Supported by Cambridge Global Food Security, this Symposium provides an unique interdisciplinary platform for Cambridge researchers to come together with NGOs, students and research professionals from Africa to develop new strategies and partnerships to address food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa. 


Keynote speakers:

Dr Debisi Araba

Research Director for Africa, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Giles Oldroyd

Principal Investigator, Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge


The symposium is open to researchers at all levels and across disciplines. Funding is available to support 30 early career researchers from the UK/EU to participate, covering accommodation and travel.

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