Knowledge for better food systems

The World Food System Summer School 2018, Ivory Coast 27 January - 10 February 2018

3 Jul 2017

The World Food System Summer School 2018 will take place in the Ivory Coast in January/February 2018 and will focus on “Food Systems in Transition”. 

The course is organized by the World Food System Center at ETH Zurich in partnership with the Swiss National Science Foundation Research for Development Project “Biophysical and socio-economic drivers of sustainable soil use in yam cropping systems for improved food security in West Africa” (Yamsys). It integrates lectures, group work, case studies, workshops, field work, excursions, and includes guest speakers and evening social and cultural activities.

The course involves a diverse group of contributors from academia, industry, policy, development cooperation, and civil society organizations. The World Food System summer school is being hosted in collaboration with the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS), a lead member institution in the Yamsys project.

The course fee of 750 Swiss Francs (CHF) per student covers the cost for all board, lodging, local travel, and activities during the program, all of which are arranged by the course organizers.

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