Events

WASH Alliance Learning Session on WASH and Urban Development & Design

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The event will take place on the 13th of July 2017 from 16.00 - 19.00 at the IJ-kantine, Amsterdam.

During the interactive session, we will exchange experiences and learn about innovative approaches, designs and techniques in WASH and Urban Development & Design. In a rapidly changing environment, whereby increasing pressure is put on natural resources and whereby urban areas are rapidly growing, the main question we will discuss is how to ensure sustainable WASH services in a developing context.

Food security in an urbanising society

Monday, September 4, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

Due to continuing rural-urban migration, over 50% of the world’s population now lives in densely populated urban areas and rely on complex agrifood systems often at risk of failure. This course focuses on how rural production and urban markets can be integrated to assure access to adequate quantities of nutritious food while sustaining the viability of the production areas.

Agricultural production and markets from a city-region perspective

International Urban Farming Conference

Monday, September 11, 2017 to Tuesday, September 12, 2017

11-12 September - Berlin, Germany

Call For Papers

The International Urban Farming Conference invites professionals and activists in the field of urban farming to apply with their abstracts by March 10th. Especially welcome are presentations on projects related to local governments and partnership projects between local governments of the Global South and Global North.

International Symposium on Greener Cities for More Efficient Ecosystem Services in a Climate Changing World

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to Friday, September 15, 2017

Bologna, Italy

Call for abstracts now open! Deadline for abstract submission: 1 March 2017.

The event will cover thematic areas ranging from horticulture to innovative technological solutions aimed at improving the efficiency and the management of urban green infrastructures. Topics include: