The 14th EAAE Congress intends to take stock of the insights of scholars into Agri-Food and Rural Innovations for Healthier Societies issues in all areas of agricultural, food and rural economics. This is a next video presentation of seven Congress plenary themes. Prof. di Falco highlights impact of Climate Change on Agriculture in Africa and presents cases of country adaptation to changed situation.
King highlights the social importance of EU dominated watersheds and exposes the key aspects of EU water policy governance.
You are welcome to join “EAAE Congress 2014” group on LinkedIn and participate in pre-congress discussions moderated by plenary speakers.
The 14th EAAE Congress will take place in Ljubljana, 26th to 29th August 2014. For more information on congress programme, pre-congress symposia and excursions visit webpage eaae2014.si.
About prof. Salvatore di Falco:
Salvatore Di Falco is Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Geneva and Visiting Senior Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and Environment, London School of Economics. Salvatore's research focuses on the intersection between environmental and agricultural and development economics. He has analyzed the contribution of crop biodiversity on agricultural productivity, food security, and weather risk in arid environments. His work also focuses on the role of institutional structures (common property forests) on natural resource conservation, rural development and poverty reduction. More recent work includes the impact of social capital and traditional sharing norms on consumption, saving accumulation, investment decisions and adaptation to climate change.