AMS MSc student meeting: Sustainable Food Planning and Urban Agriculture

First MSc students meeting at the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS)

Students interested in sustainable food planning and urban agriculture in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area are invited to join the first meeting on 15 May at 11.00 at AMS Institute.

Prof. Arnold van der Valk and Beatriz Pineda Revilla (MSc) will introduce the theme, elaborate a student oriented research framework and specify tutoring facilities. After the plenary meeting they will be available for tailor made advice about individual aspirations and practical questions.

Tutoring will be arranged on an individual basis. Occasionally, researchers will meet in small groups where they will be able to exchange individual experiences and meet experts. The research themes are embedded in an evolving research framework which is conceived by the tutors in deliberation with the food government, universities, industry and NGOs. Some of the participants are: The Physical Planning Agency of Amsterdam municipality, Almere municipality ‘Growing Green Cities’, Amsterdam Economic Board, Amsterdam Rooftop Solutions, Food Cabinet, Foundation Edible Amsterdam (Stichting Eetbaar Amsterdam), Pakhuis de Zwijger (Amsterdam Innovation Campus), Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS), Provincie Noord-Holland (Zaanse Schakel project).
Prof Van der Valk is available for tutoring aspiring Msc students UEM and MLP specialization spatial planning.

Please feel free to share this information. If you would like to attend or if you have further questions please contact Beatriz Pineda Revilla: beatrizpinedarevilla@gmail.com