Agro-ecological Knowledge Hub

AAG 2020 was held virtually

UNISECO was contributing with a presentation in cooperation with the SHERPA H2020 project to the  virtual Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers between April 6-10

 

The Thüenen Instiute, the James Hutton Institute and the Agricultural University of Athens represented the UNISECO consortium with the presentation "A Multi-Actor Framework for promoting new directions in agri-environmental governance in rural areas in the EU".

The virtual conference offered more than 130 sessions and panels on topics that include climate change, political and social geographies, the role of geographers as actors in public policy and advocacy, trends in geoethics and human rights, race, ethnocentrism’s impacts worldwide, as well as a breaking news theme based around sessions sharing how geographers are responding to COVID-19. Numerous sessions also addressed the work prospects and special challenges of young geographers entering the field.