Knowledge for better food systems

Expressions of interest: Frontiers of Engineering Development symposium - From feeding people to nourishing people, Madagascar

15 Sep 2019

Expressions of interest are open for the next Frontiers of Engineering Development symposium, which will take place on 26 to 29 November 2019 in Madagascar, hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

The theme of the symposium is ‘From feeding people to nourishing people’. The symposium will focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger, and will discuss topics such as how best to tackle malnutrition, how to strengthen the links between agricultural production and nutrition, as well as concepts of food safety and food security.

Participants will have the opportunity to apply for seed funding to take forward ideas inspired by the event. The Academy will cover all costs of travel, accommodation and subsistence related to this event.

Read more here and apply here. Contact Simona Majernikova ( for more details. The deadline for applying is 15 September 2019.