Autumn school Adaptive animals and livestock systems

Organised by Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)

Mon 3 November 2014 until Fri 7 November 2014

Adaptative animals and livestock farming systems in a globally changing context

Objectives and contents

The research seminar covers the concepts of robustness, flexibility and adaptative ability at the scale of animals and livestock farming systems integrated in food chains and territories.

It alternates lectures, workshops and visits of farms. Lectures are given by researchers from Wageningen UR, Agrocampus Ouest, AgroParisTech, CIRAD,INRA, etc. Visits and workshops (groups of 4-5 persons) enable to develop case studies and research agendas.

More information and application form

Admission requirements

This seminar is mainly dedicated to Ph.D. students, Post-docs and young researchers involved in projects related to agriculture, life or animal sciences, environment or agricultural economics and management.

Participation is limited to 20 persons.

Registration fee

€ 200 (Agreenium) / € 500 (WUR - WIAS promovendi with TSP : 75% of the registration fee will be payed by WIAS) / € 1000 (other participants) for the whole seminar (including lunches and gala dinner).

Accomodation fee

€ 150 (Agreenium) / € 300 (other participants) for 6 nights including breakfast.