1 – Discuss the gradual transition from traditional agricultural models to more efficient agriculture using the innovative dynamics enabled by current technology, in the context of sustainable food chains.
2 – Discuss the role of academia and scientists in appropriated scientific knowledge transfer and suitable ways of accessing the technological mechanisms available to traditional farming communities.
3 – Rethink public policy models and private involvement in monitoring agricultural transition, as an engine for regional development and to improve quality of life in the communities.
4 – Communicate examples of good practices and their impacts on the communities.
Moderated by Ana Noronha, Executive Director of Ciência Viva
3:00 PM – 3:10 PM
Welcome remarks, LP Science Center and AIR Centre
3:10 PM – 3:20 PM
Traditional agriculture in Africa: transition to sustainable agriculture, by Ângela Moreno, President of the National Institute for Agricultural Research and Development (INIDA), Cape Verde
3:20 PM – 3:30 PM
Precision Agriculture, by José Rafael Marques da Silva, Professor University of Évora, Master’s Degree in Technologies in Precision Agriculture
3:30 PM – 3:40 PM
Territorial Cohesion, by Isabel Ferreira, Secretary of State for the Development of Inland Regions, Professor and Researcher, Portugal
3:40 PM – 4:25 PM
Leonardo Kerber, Specialist in Precision Agriculture at Cotrijal, Brazil
Luís Goulão, Professor at School of Agronomy – University of Lisbon (ISA) and Researcher at the Center for Research in Agronomy, Food, Environment and Landscape, Portugal
António Batel Anjo, Mathematician and Executive Director of Osuwela – Association of Mozambican law, for the Promotion of Development through Science Training, Mozambique
Xavier Mendes, Director of the Center for Agronomic and Technological Research (CIAT), São Tomé and Príncipe
4:25 PM – 4:30 PM
Main Conclusions of the Roundtable
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Virtual network meeting with participants (subject to prior registration)