Tropical Plant Production and Agricultural Systems Modelling

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NEWS


Webinar by our team member Dr. Munir Hoffmann
Youtube - Webinar: Closing Yield Gaps in Oil Palm: Opportunities and Challenges

Recent article of the 3rd Annual Meeting - SPACES - Limpopo Living Landscapes, South Africa in Agrar Aktuell
click here - article Agrar Aktuell WiSe 2016/17 issue 17

POSITIONS


Upcoming events



3rd Global Foord security conference
3rd International Conference on Global Food Security
3 - 6 December 2017
Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

Conference Theme: Food Security: Global challenges, local solutions
Aim: Unlocking innovative, integrated, multidisciplinary science and technology
Scope: Activation of all dimensions of sustainable development goals for food security for all
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Past events


Counting the true costs of climate change: The international conference on climate-change impacts for scientists & stakeholders

Imapctsworld2017logo11. - 13. October 2017
Potsdam, Germany
Impacts World 2017 Conference Trailer

Impacts World is the leading international conference covering the diversity and depth of climate-impacts research today. In 2017, the conference will be dedicated to counting the true costs of climate change, by considering four key challenges for aggregating and quantifying climate-change risks and impacts.


    Keynote Speaker:
  • In Plenary Session 1, Prof. R. P. Rötter
    "State of the art in crop modelling for climate-impact research"
  • Overview of all Plenaries

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TROPAGSLOGOnewsCollaborative Workshop at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
13 - 14 September 2017
Rehovot, Israel

Barley yield and water use under anticipated future climate – linking modelling, phenotyping and experimentation

to push our research foci and goals, TROPAGS stages an collaborative Workshop with scientists from Jerusalem, Finland and Spain. Flyer



Senthold AssengGuest speech: Prof. Dr. Senthold Asseng
University of Florida, Agricultural & Biological Engineering
14 June 2017
von-Siebold-Str. 8, Göttingen

"Effects of climate change on global wheat production and food security"
presentation download - click here


Christoph MüllerGuest speech: Dr. Christoph Müller
PIK, Climate Impacts & Vulnerabilities
7 June 2017
Grisebachstraße 6, Göttingen
Faculty of Agricultural Sciences,

"Global gridded crop modelling: methodology, evaluation and applications"
presentation download - click here



Macsur conference
MACSUR Science Conference
22. - 24. May 2017
Rudower Chaussee 17, 12489 Berlin

The conference will be a summit of the international community of
agricultural (crop, livestock and trade) modellers as well as of stakeholders from any segments of agriculture.
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GlobalFoodSymposium
GlobalFood Symposium 2017
28 - 29 April 2017
Göttingen, Germany
The aim of this Symposium is to discuss new research findings and policy challenges related to the global agri-food system transformation
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http://www.agricultureandclimatechange.com/
2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference
26 - 28 March 2017
Meliá Sitges, Sitges, Spain

Climate ready resource use-efficient crops to sustain food and nutritional security
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Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Dr. R.P. Rötter, Head of Department (TROPAGS),
"Progress in modelling agricultural impacts of and adaptations to climate change"


3. nacht des Wissens
3rd Nacht des Wissens
21. January 2017

The university, University Medical Center Göttingen and Göttingen Campus is opening their doors for visitors of all ages. It offers an exciting insight into the world of science (science slams, presentations, participative actions, guided tours, workshops, movies, experiments and much more).


  • the Division Tropical Plant Production and Agricultural Systems Modelling will organize a tropical experience event in the greenhouse
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R.RoetterfuerNeuigkeitenInaugural lecture: Prof. Dr. Reimund P. Rötter
7. December 2016
Von-Siebold-Str. 8, Göttingen
room L 01, 16:15 - 17:45


Adapting agriculture to a changing climate - challenges for systems research and modelling
Moderation: Prof. Dr. J. Isselstein
click here to download the presentation


VortragGoeWagVortrag: Prof. Dr. M. van Ittersum
(Wageningen University, Plant Sciences, Plant Production Systems)

21. November 2016
Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5, Göttingen
Zentrales Hörsaalgebäude,105, 18:15 - 19:45 Uhr

Sustainable intensification: the fine line between myopia and utopia
Moderation: Prof. Dr. R.P. Rötter
click here to download the presentation


LogoTROPAGSklein
New Name for our Division (since November 2016):
the former Crop Production Systems in the Tropics is now

Tropical Plant Production and Agricultural Systems Modelling (TROPAGS)


4th regional conference of the states, northern areas of Germany and Berlin
2. November 2016
Hannover, Germany
flyer - pdf

Die Zukunft der norddeutschen Regionen - Strategien und Maßnahmen zur Anpassung an die Folgen des Klimawandels
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tropentag logoTropentag 2016
18 - 21 September 2016
Vienna, Austria

Oral presentation on ´Understanding yield constraints to guide climate change adaptation for Arabica coffee on Mt. Elgon, Uganda` by
A.S. Soler
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3rd Annual Meeting - SPACES - Limpopo Living Landscapes
17 - 21 August 2016
Mpumalanga, South Africa

Stakeholder and participants workshop of SPACES-LLL project funded by the BMBF with the title: "Understanding the dynamics of ecological and cultural landscapes, in the face of global change, in the northern Limpopo region of South Africa".
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Agmip workshop 140AgMIP GLOBAL WORKSHOP
Seeking Sustainable Agricultural Solutions
28 - 30 June 2016
Montpellier, France


Oral presentation on ´Modelling nitrogen dynamics including leaching in intensive crop rotations on productive organic-sandy soils after the break-up of grassland`
by Hoffmann M.P., Rötter R.P., et al.
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climate change conferenceADAPTATION FUTURES 2016
4th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference
13 - 15 May 2016
Rotterdam, Netherlands


Livestream of session on ´Adapting farming systems to climate variability and change in Europe: the MACSUR experience` organized by Prof. Dr. R.P. Rötter

Science Session Report of session on ´Adapting farming systems to climate variability and change in Europe: the MACSUR experience` organized by Prof. Dr. R.P. Rötter


iCROPMiCROPM 2016
International Crop Modellling Symposium
15 - 17 March 2016
Berlin, Germany


Presentation of first results from SPACES-LLL project
´Vulnerability of grain maize yield under meteorological droughts: a comparison of commercial and subsistence farms in South Africa`
by Zhao G., Hoffmann M.P., et al.
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