What mutual dependence does the society, total defense and agriculture have in a crisis situation? A conference is arranged on the subject in November, sponsored by NKJ.
Agriculture produces food, but can also add a lot of force in total defence. The machines, vehicles and knowledge in the sector can be of good use to for example extinguish fires or remove trees fallen over roads.
To do that, the agricultural sector needs fuel, water for the animals, electricity and so on in exchange.
The conference will discuss the needs on both sides to make cooperation possible and efficient.
NJF, Nordiska Jordbruksforskares förening, arranges the conference November 26-27 in Uppsala, Sweden. Here are some of the speakers:
Aud Sjökvist, the Swedish investigator of the efforts during the fire in Västmanland (Salabranden) in 2014. Former General Director of the Health services board of appeal.
Ivar Pettersen, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway.
Jyrki Hakola, director of the Dept of basic Supply and Industry, National Emergency Supply Agency, Finland
Björn Kjörlof, Kungl Krigsvetenskapsakademin and former general director of Styrelsen för Psykologiskt Försvar och Pliktverket
There is a possibility to participate with a presentation or poster.
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