AgroEcoTech: how can technology accelerate a transition to agroecology?

Join us to discuss the opportunities and challenges around AgroEcoTech, and how policy can support its development

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Join the Soil Association team and an expert panel to discuss AgroEcoTech and the National Food Strategy’s innovation challenge in this virtual event where we will discuss:

How can agri-food tech development be repurposed for agroecological systems?

How can farmer-led ‘problem definition’ help drive this?

What are the governance levers in a market economy and who are the gatekeepers?

How can Defra’s £280m innovation fund rise to the NFS challenge to deliver for agroecology and farmer-led innovation?

Professor Tom Macmillan (Royal Agricultural University)will lead the conversation with panellists including Tim Mordan (Deputy Director, Defra’s Innovation, Productivity and Science team); Andy Cureton (UKRI Challenge Deputy Director, Transforming Food Production); George Chanarin and Paul Silcock (Cumulus Consultants , authors of the AgroEcoTech: How can Technology Accelerate a Transition to Agroecology? )Abby Rose (farmer and tech entrepreneur -Vidacycle and SectorMentor ); and Dr Ruth Bastow (Innovation Director, CHAP)
This will be followed by a Q&A. We welcome questions before the event (email aallamand@soilassociation.org)

The event will be held online via Teams Webinar. Advanced booking is essential. Joining links will be shared 1 week prior to the event taking place.
If you have any questions about the event, please email Ana Allamand
(aallamand@soilassociation.org)

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Date

Oct 19 2021
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Time

4:55 am - 7:00 am

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