The Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences (DISTAL) of the University of Bologna has been recognized as one of the few Departments of Excellence in Italy and has been awarded with a fund of 8.7 million € for a five-years strategic project focused on the nexus among sustainable agriculture, food, energy and water.

The final conference of the Department of Excellence will gather together scientists, policy makers and stakeholders to discuss and present views on the circularity of the nexus linking agriculture, food, energy and water for sustainable production systems.

The programme will include highly qualified international speakers representing different sectors and visions.


The Final Conference "Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2018-2022 – DISTAL THE NEXUS APPROACH FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD, ENERGY & WATER" and "The STAAA Ph.D. OpenDAY Dipartimenti di Eccellenza 2018-2022 (June 1st, 2022)" are twinned partner events of the EU GREEN WEEK.