International Event "Observing together the desert from multiple views"
in the Biosphere of Mapimí, Durango, Mexico. October 23-25, 2018
With the international participation of speakers from France, the United States, Morocco, Argentina and Mexico, the event "Observing together the desert from multiple views" took place in the Biosphere of Mapimi to plan in a transdisiciplinary manner the project entitled "Participatory Observatories for the protection of the natural and cultural diversity of Mexican arid lands" directed by Dra. Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald in collaboration with members of the academic committee. The event had the following main objectives: 1. Learn, plan and develop the participatory observatory scheme in a collaborative multi-sectoral manner with different stakeholders. And 2. Collectively generate a transdisciplinary platform for the protection of the biological and cultural diversity in socio-ecological systems of Mexican arid lands.
RISZA participates in the 30th edition of the International Agronomy Weekin the Agronomy a Zootecnia Faculty of the UJED
RISZA participates in the Energy Network Annual Meetingthat took place in Cuernavaca, Morelos from September 24 to the 28th.
RISZA at the 4th National Meeting of the network "Red Temática de Aprovechamiento Integral Sustentable y Biotecnología de los Agaves (AGARED)(Thematic Network on the Integral Sustainable Use and Biotechnology of the Agave Species" in Guadalajara, October 11-13, 2017.
RISZA in the "XXIV Semana Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología"(National Week on Science and Technology) in San Luis Potosí, October 5-11, 2017.
RISZA in the "Climate Chance World Summit" - a non-state actors summitin Agadir, Morocco. September 11-13, 2017
RISZA at the Annual Meeting of CONACYT Thematic Networksin Morelos, August 30-September 01, 2017
Dr. Mark Stafford Smith in the Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica,in San Luis Potosí, México. September 8, 2017.
Field trip to Palmar Segundo in Mexquitic de Carmona,San Luis Potosí to learn about “Mezcal de Campanilla” on May 26, 2017
International Sustainability Drylands Meeting
in the Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (IPICYT), May 22-25, 2017.
With this meeting the international drylands network RISZA was officially launched; several national and international researchers, students, members of the government, civic associations and indigenous communities participated. The goal of the meeting was to share and co-produce knowledge relevant to the sustainable develpment of dryland regions.