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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Tropical Agriculture Association East Anglia Seminar 2019 - open to all

Three Cambridge-based speakers will talk about the practical ways in which agriculture can support biodiversity conservation.


This event will be held in the Seminar Room (1.25a) on the first floor of the David Attenborough Building



Tea will be available from 1pm


2:00 Welcome

Keith Virgo, Chair of the Tropical Agriculture Association 


2:10 Land Sharing and Land Sparing 

Professor Andrew BalmfordProfessor of Conservation Science, University of Cambridge


2:30 How agriculture can help conservation: a field perspective from West Africa

Dr Laura FoxFauna and Flora International, Agricultural Landscapes


2:50 4 per 1000 Initiative: is it a myth?

Martin Kaonga, Head of the Cambridge Centre for the Environment


3:10 Panel discussion

3:45 Tea and networking



Please book in advance by contacting .

Voluntary contributions to the TAA Award Fund are encouraged on the day.

This event is hosted by Fauna and Flora International and the Tropical Agriculture Association, with support from Cambridge Global Food Security and CambPlants.

Wednesday, 15 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 17:00
Contact name: 
Keith Virgo
Event location: 
David Attenborough Building, Cambridge