The 2nd of November 2018, the II Conference of University Research in Climate Change took place in the UPV (Polytechnic University of Valencia). It was promoted by the Chair of Climate Change UPV-GVA and sponsored by the Generalitat Valenciana.
The Conferences of University Research in Climate Change intends to be one of the technical-scientific and multidisciplinary meetings of researches of the different aspects of climate change (impact, mitigation, adaptation, policies, economy, etc.), mostly within the university frame, but including also experts from companies and administrations.
Within the Block II “Adaptation of agri-food systems to climate change”, Jordi Domingo (Fundación Global Nature) presented the LIFE AgriAdapt project and how with the methodology and the tools developed in the project it is possible to perform a vulnerability assessment to climate change at crop and farm level.
Following the presentation, there was time for questions and answers, in which the audience got extra information about the project and the results of the case studies in pilot farms.
The event was attended by Nigel Scollan – Director of The Institute for Global Food Security of Queen`s University (Belfats, UK), Department of External Relations CONSUM S. Coop. from Valencia, Department of Agriculture and the Environment of Godella`s City Council, Global Centre for Sustainable Urban Food, General Director of ural Development and Common Agrarian Policy – GVA, Institute of Agrarian Research of Valencia, UPV, IVIA, Institute of Science and Animal Technology, Department of Agrarian Production – UPM, COMAV – UPV, Fundación Global Nature, CSIC – Soil Science and Applied Biology of Segura Centre, Icatalist, University of Tolima, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Department of Economy and Social Sciences – UPV, FCM-UABC, IGIC – UPV, CICESE, Department of Biology – Del Valle University, IIE – UPV, Department of Plant Biology – University of Valencia, School of Agronomic Engineering and of Rural Environment – UPV, Climatology from Satelites Group – UV, IIAMA – UPV and EIT Climate-KIC Spain.