21 Sep

Tammsalen, Uppsala or online

Seminar on agroforestry, intercropping and soil and water conservation

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Warm welcome to the first VPE seminar after the summer break. This seminar is in connection with the PhD dissertation of Hung Do Van with the thesis title "Fruit tree based-agroforestry on sloping uplands in northwest Vietnam. Effects on soil conservation, tree-crop performance and weed management".

We have four exciting guests speaking:

Dr Tim Pagella, Bangor University: "Agroforestry, gender and land restoration"

Associate Professor Maja Slingerland, WUR: "Integrated oil palm systems: Intercropping and grazing"

Associate Professor Madelene Ostwald, Linköping University: "Nothing new! Agroforestry parklands in Burkina Faso - the oldest agroforestry in the world?"

Professor Jan Mulder, NMBU, Ås, Norway: "Soil and water conservation in SW Ethiopia"

The seminar will be held in Tammsalen at the Ecology Centre, Ultuna, Uppsala. If you want to join the seminar online via Zoom, register below and we will send you the Zoom link.

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Time: 2023-09-21 15:00 - 16:30
City: Uppsala or online
Location: Tammsalen
Organiser: Department of Crop Production Ecology
Additional info:

This VPE seminar series is a free and online platform for scientific debate about agricultural production and sustainability between academics, stakeholders, and the general public.


Fede Berckx

Postdoctor at the Department of Crop Production Ecology; Plant Ecology; SLU

E-mail: fede.berckx@slu.se