Research in South America: Challenges and Opportunities

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Tuesday 30 April 2019

10:00 AM - 05:00 PM


Simulation Centre, TechnoPark, Puma Way, Coventry CV1 2TT



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Join us for a day to discuss key challenges researchers and communities have to face in South America to support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and promote Water and Food Sovereignty.

Keynote Speaker (TBC): Emeritus Prof. Esteban Castro, Newcastle University

Session 1 – Water Management

Prof. Susanne Charlesworth Coventry University, CAWR

Prof. Debora Cynamon Kligerman Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Dr. Juan Pablo Rodríguez University of Los Andes, Colombia

Session 2 – Water and Health

Assoc. Prof. Matthew Blackett Coventry University, ECE

Rebecca Lewis Coventry University, CAWR

Prof. Simone Cynamon Cohen Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Assist. Prof. Martin Wilkes Coventry University, CAWR

Session 3 – Agroecological Perspectives

Dr. Rodrigo Olave AFBI Northern Ireland; CAWR

Esteban Órdenes Abarca National Alliance for Food Biodiversity, Chile

Dr. Nina Moeller University of Manchester

Assist. Prof. Sara Burbi Coventry University, CAWR


Sue Charlesworth


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