Public Seminar: Dryland Management and Climate Change Nexus

VITRI, is organising a public seminar titled: Dryland Management and Climate Change Nexus

The seminar will focus on various aspects of dryland management, including drought adaptation and mitigation, drylands and climate change, food security in drylands, dryland agroforestry, rehabilitation of degraded dryland ecosystems, and drought policy and governance for drought risk management. The key-note speaker is Prof. Uriel Safriel who is a Professor of Ecology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem – he is a world renowned dryland researcher. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion. In addition, there will be a poster presentation session.

Date: Wednesday, December14, 2016
Time: 08:30-16:30
Venue: Porthania P-II, University of Helsinki, Yliopistonkatu 3, Helsinki
More information: Eshetu Yirdaw (
Deadline for registration: 10 December, 2016


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