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Unlocking the Future of Sustainable Agriculture: A Webinar Series on Aquaponics, Aquaculture, and Hydroponics

Given the growing challenges related to global food insecurity and the urgent need to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2.1 and 2.2, which aim to ensure universal access to safe, nutritious food throughout the year, innovative agricultural solutions are more important than ever before (FAO, 2018).

In this context, hydroponics, bioponics, and aquaponics have emerged as transformative technologies with the potential to revolutionise food production. These technologies are gaining popularity and can help address food security concerns in different regions. Regions struggling with water scarcity and limited arable land face challenges.

To support this shift, we are proudly announcing a webinar series in partnership with the DOLORES project, the European Engineering Learning Innovation and Science Alliance (EELISA) and the INCiTiS-FOOD project.

The goal of these webinars is to provide capacity building for soilless technologies such as aquaponics, hydroponics, and bioponics. Participants will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of these innovative systems, their practical applications, and their potential to address the complex challenges of global food security.

Why should you attend?

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of a community dedicated to driving positive change in the world. Reserve your spot today by registering here and embark on a journey towards a greener, more sustainable future.

Whether you’re an academic enthusiast, a seasoned industry professional, or a curious student, these webinars are made to enrich your understanding of sustainable agriculture’s cutting edge. By joining the webinars, you’ll expand your knowledge and become a contributor to shaping the future of food systems worldwide.

Join us on April 25, 2024, at 9:00 CET, as we start this webinar series.

Let’s sow the seeds of change and cultivate a brighter tomorrow through sustainable practices!

Webinar Details:

Start Date: April 25, 2024
Time: 9:00 CET
Format: Online (Zoom)

The schedule of the webinars can be found below:

Spring Term 2024

DateWebinar Title
25.04.2024Why circular soilless food production systems?
09.05.2024Fish biology, health, and welfare
23.05.2024Fish feeding and growth
06.06.2024Water quality in fish production
20.06.2024Construction of simple and small RAS
04.07.2024Operation of RAS
18.07.2024Simplified hydroponics
*Note that the dates and the topics can be subject to change.

Autumn Term 2024

DateWebinar Title
08.08.2024Plant growth requirements and nutrient deficiencies
22.08.2024Integrated pest management
05.09.2024Balancing of aquaponic system
19.09.2024Anaerobic digestion
03.10.2024Pond aquaculture
17.10.2024Case study: Energy and business aspects
31.10.2024Conclusions and open discussion
*Note that the dates and the topics can be subject to change.

The webinars are done in collaboration with:

Disclaimer

This publication reflects the views of the author only. The European Commission and PRIMA Foundation cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

This project (GA n° [2242]) is part of the PRIMA programme supported by the European Union.

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