10th GCHERA Conference 2019

10th GCHERA Conference 2019: Leadership of Agricultural and Life Science Universities for a Sustainable World

Conference Focus

The Conference will support a leaders of rural and life scholarship universities to rise their university’s vital rendezvous in education, research, creation and overdo to residence a tellurian hurdles for tolerable development.  The Conference will take a event of a tellurian assembly of university leaders to examination and contrariety a bargain of a challenges, and weigh approaches and developments from opposite a globe. See a contention website during https://gchera2019.usamv.ro/ and Register!

Session Themes

Meeting a hurdles of a Sustainable Development Goals by multitude as a whole and in a bioeconomy sectors in particular


The Sustainable Development Goals and Learning for Transformation.
Arjen Wals, Wageningen University and Research (WUR), The Netherlands  

Keynote 2 TBC

Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security – investigate for impact. 
Bruce Campbell, International Center for Tropical Agriculture CGIAR (CIAT), Denmark  

Feminist perspectives on extractivism in bioeconomies.
Charmaine Pereira   Independent scholar, formed in Abuja, Nigeria 

Keynote 5 TBC

Attracting and enchanting girl and life prolonged learners in a preparation programmes assembly a needs for a workforce that can yield tolerable solutions for a future


Refocusing aloft preparation programmes to yield a leaders who will change a world.
Jose Zaglul, Earth University, Costa Rica

Transformational training and tyro care growth in Africa and a NENA. Region.
Iman Kaffas, Senior Adviser, Capacity Development and Organizational Transformation, Global Forum for Agriculture Research (GFAR) and Association of Arab Universities (AArU) 

Contributing to a feat of a Sustainable Development Goals: impact by outreach/extension, creation and incubation, public-private partnerships and rendezvous with process makers


Impacting food and nourishment confidence in sub-Saharan Africa: training subsequent era of plant breeders for a hungry, flourishing and changing world.
Eric Danquah, University of Ghana, Ghana

IBP University: moving creation towards agro-maritime 4.0
Arif Satria. Rector of IBP University, Indonesia.

Providing care for a tolerable universe by partnership (SDG 17)


Sustainable Partnerships in Asia: Students’, Universities’ and Employers’ Perspectives
Petra Chaloupková. Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic 

From good will to practise: a plea of building multi-regional corner degrees in partnership.
Poon Kasemsap1, Nuttakan Nitayapat1, Didier Pillot2  and Maria Cristeta N. Cuaresma3. Kasetsart University, Thailand1, Montpellier SupAgro, France2 and Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture SEARCA3, Philippines

Expected outcomes

The Conference will yield outcomes for movement oriented care for change supervision in a care of rural and life scholarship universities to residence a hurdles encompassed by a Sustainable Development Goals.  The representatives will be challenged to examination a aims of existent general partnerships and to rise new partnerships in support of assembly a Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

Target Audience

The Conference seeks to attract those who are obliged for vital preference creation in Universities /Faculties of Agricultural and Life Sciences.  The GCHERA Conference Executive Committee invites Rectors, Vice Rectors and Deans, and persons of homogeneous standing in their university, college, propagandize or expertise being obliged for education, investigate and creation to attend in a 10th GCHERA Conference 2018. 

The contention during a Conference will be modernized by rendezvous with a rural and life scholarship university’s stakeholders; stream students by a general tyro associations (IAAS and IFSA), early career graduates by alumni associations and YPARD, , industry, government, NGOs and donors.

Call for invited contributions

You are invited to contention an Abstract for a display underneath one of a themes 2, 3 and 4.  Under any thesis in divide B above a series of suggestions are done of topics that could be addressed underneath that theme.  However, a topics listed are not prescriptive and other approaches to addressing a thesis are invited.  You should contention your epitome to gchera2019[at]usamv[dot]ro  by 10 Feb 2019.

See a contention website during https://gchera2019.usamv.ro/ and Register for a conference

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