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Long Term Agroecological Research Station Infrastructure Development

Long Term Agroecological Research Station Infrastructure Development

Long Term Agroecological Research Station Infrastructure Development In the first two years of our research cluster, we have laid crucial groundwork for developing the UBC Farm as a Long Term Agroecological Research Station; this strong foundation has enabled its use as a living laboratory for developing long-term experimental protocols to examine trade-offs and synergies in […]
Data Helps Drive Diversified Agroecosystems Research

Data Helps Drive Diversified Agroecosystems Research

Data helps drive Diversified Agroecosystems Research Charting a pathway towards a sustainable food system in a way that is holistic and multidisciplinary is the goal of UBC’s Diversified Agroecosystems Research Cluster. The Diversified Agroecosystems Research Cluster brings together researchers based at 11 campus farms in North America, and counts on active collaborations among 40 scientists […]
Organic Cluster III Grant

Organic Cluster III Grant

Organic Cluster III Recipients Three linked UBC Farm projects led by Cluster members have been awarded funding through Organic Science Cluster III, an initiative of the Organic Federation of Canada funded by the AgriScience Program of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The overarching goals of OSCIII are to fund research that targets environmental […]
Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification

Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification

Public Talk by Dr. Sieglinde Snapp Public Talk by Dr. Sieglinde Snapp “Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification.” October 17,2019. Hosted by the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability.
Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment Friday, May 24 to Friday, September 20, 2019 from 8:30AM-5:00PM At the Liu Institute Lobby Gallery the CSFS presented Nature & Nourishment: The Agrobiodiversity and Food Security Nexus. This exhibit took you around the world through the eyes of food systems researchers to explore the agrobiodiversity-food security nexus. In […]
Food Roundtable: Knowledge from Agroecological Experience

Food Roundtable: Knowledge from Agroecological Experience

Food Roundtable: Knowledge from Agroecological Experience As Agroecology – in its multiple dimensions – has received considerable attention in the last five years on global and regional levels, multiple requests have been made on the part of governments for a better evidence base on the performance of Agroecology vis a vis other “sustainable agriculture” systems. […]