Dear colleagues,

I would like to share with you some very interesting events and calls just around the corner.

The  Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS) is organizing a summer school on “Risk Analysis and Risk Management in Agriculture: Updates on Modelling and Applications” to take place next 26-30th August 2019. Participants will learn theories concerning risk analysis and risk coping strategies and will develop proficiency with software to facilitate the initiation of their own research in topics related to risk in agriculture. The course deals with both conceptual and methodological issues. The course is oriented toward Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers and others with a background in agricultural and applied economics. For more information: https://www.wur.nl/en/activity/Risk-Analysis-and-Risk-Management-in-Agriculture-Updates-on-Modelling-and-Applications-3-ECTS.htm

Dr. Ellen Van Loo, Dr. Vincenzina Caputo, Dr. Claudia Bazzani will serve as Guest Editors to the next Special Issue "Food Quality, Price and Consumer Choices". Researchers are invited to submit articles focusing on quality credence quality labels such as environmental and ethical sustainability labels (e.g., organic, sustainable aquaculture and fisheries, animal welfare, fair trade, carbon footprint, local, food miles), symbols and origin labels (country of origin, Protected Designation of Origin, PDO and Protected Geographical Indication, PGI) and labels related to traditional production (Traditional Specialty Guaranteed, TSG), and nutrition- and health-related claims. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2019

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 50 German Chancellor Fellowships every year to prospective leaders from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA – irrespective of their field of work. Recipients use the fellowship to conduct together with their German host and mentor a socially-relevant project that they have developed themselves. Further information, a list of all application requirements and a link to the online application form are available at www.humboldt-foundation.de/youngleaders.

 

 

 

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