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Circumpolar Agriculture Conference
From Wednesday 13 March 2019
To Friday 15 March 2019
Location Rovaniemi, Finland

Abstract submission deadline: 17 September 2018 Extended abstract submission deadline: 29 October 2018
Early-bird registration deadline: 30 November 2018
Registration deadline: 15 February 2019

For more information, go to:
Conference homepage

Organizers invite abstract submissions and registration for the 10th Circumpolar Agriculture Conference. This conference will convene 13-15 March 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland.

The theme of this year’s conference is New Thinking about Local Agriculture in the Circumpolar Arctic - Best Practices, Innovations, and Perspectives. This conference will address agriculture, food production, and rural development in the northern areas, as well as the quality of Arctic foods, local profitability, and business opportunities. The conference will include discussions on the versatile meanings of circumpolar agriculture and the related challenges and opportunities. The importance of food security and sustainability in differing regions and countries will also be discussed.

Sessions will examine best practices and solutions in the utilization of animal and plant resources, local breeds, reindeer herding, small-scale farming, and non-timber forest products.

For information about abstract submission, including a list of topics, go to:
Call for Abstracts

For registration information, go to:
Conference registration webpage

Wednesday 13 March 2019

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