The Native Courtyard - with live animal exhibition- of the National Centre for Biodivertsity and Gene Conservation welcomed visitors with a diverse palette on the 79th National Agricultural and Food Exhibition and Fair this year. Visitors can see several old Hungarian farm animal breeds from Pannonic bee to Hungarian grey cattle.
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“Ecosystems, products, conservation” was the title of the annual international conference held by DAGENE – International Association for the Conservation of Animal Breeds in the Danube Region – and SAVE – Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe – in Kozárd, Hungary from 24th to 27th of June 2018. The four-day professional meeting was attended by nearly 50 experts from 14 countries.
Professional conference of WP3 workgroup of HORIZON 2020 – IMAGE n°677353 project were organized between 18-20 October, 2017 in HáGK. The scientific aim of the research team WP3 within the project is to elaborate novel reproductive methods for in vitro gene conservation mainly in chicken and pig breeds.
Field visit of participants from the Regional Symposium on Agroecology for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in Europe and Central Asia (Budapest, Hungary, 23/11/2016 - 25/11/2016)
Following the success of three regional meetings on agroecology for food security and nutrition in Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia and the Pacific, from 23–25 November 2016, another regional meeting was held in Budapest, Hungary with the title “Agroecology for sustainable agriculture and food systems in Europe and Central Asia”.
Following a successful long-standing series of Hungarian-Vietnamese International Conference, which started in 1998, and with attempt to emphasize the significance of local biodiversity, ecological farming and the value of ethnic people, the 9th Vietnamese–Hungarian International Conference on Agriculture for Sustainable Development will be held in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam (Tra Vinh city) from 20 to 24 September 2016.