The UNIMED Office at the University of Evora has recently participated to an event organized by the ICAAM center (Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas), whose mission is to promote the sustainability of Mediterranean agriculture and related ecosystems for rural development and society well-being. The event was organized on the 14th of February 2018, to discuss the possibilities and the future of the Cooperation between Europa and Africa.
In that occasion, Sonia Bombico from the UNIMED Office at UEVORA presented UNIMED, its activities and current cooperation projects, highlighting the actions in place with and for African countries and African associated universities. UNIMED is and wants to be a reference for international intra-university cooperation, strenghtening connections with African Higher Education Institutions.
The programme of the Event is available here.
As a consequence of the activism of the UNIMED Office at UEVORA, on the 28th of February 2018 a series of Conferences on Mediterranean Dynamics will start. It foresees 4 annual conference. The first meeting will focus on presenting the work of the office, promoting the UNIMED Subnetwork on Food&Water, and to start a discussion with the researchers from the University working in the Mediterranean area to promote partnerships, knowledge transfer and projects in the Med in the field of land, food, rural development, sustainable agriculture and so on.
The programme of the Conference is available here.