International agriculture symposium – May 7

The International Agriculture Colloquium (IAC) and the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) invite members of the UW community to attend the upcoming Symposium, Community Solutions: The Agroecology of Development in Africa on Thursday, May 7th at 4:00 pm at the Deluca Forum in the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) building.

This event will feature five speakers who live and breathe community agriculture across Africa. From South Africa to Kenya to Uganda, we will hear about the experiences, challenges, and successes of agricultural development efforts in both urban and rural contexts. This symposium is intended to foster cross-cultural understanding and shared learning as we explore agroecological development from multiple angles. Following the talks, there will be a reception with refreshments. We urge attendees to stay and take advantage of the opportunity to meet our inspiring presenters. Please see the attached flyer for details.

In tandem with the symposium, there will be a poster session titled Africa’s changing face of development, featuring UW work from a variety of disciplines. Posters will be on display from 2:30-6:30 pm.

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