Most recent projects
The main aim of the BioValue project is to develop a dynamic and modular agent-based simulation tool that will analyse the link among biodiversity, the agri-food value chain, the environment, consumer’s preferences and health. The idea is to introduce and spread the use of underutilized, genetically diverse crops and their final marketable products to the consumer´s plates adopting a demand-driven approach (fork to farm).
ECO-READY aims to create
consumer driven socioecological policy
for a sustainable European food system.
AGRICORE addresses the environmental and climatic impact assessment of policies by means of a dedicated module aimed to establish links between targeted policies and the corresponding impact KPIs on farmers’ practice.
The EWA-BELT project aims at developing Sustainable Intensification (SI) of agriculture productions in organic, agroforestry and mixed crop and livestock farming systems in 38 study areas of 6 countries belonging to EAST (Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania) and WEST (Burkina Faso, Ghana, Sierra Leone) Africa.
|SIGMA Nexus 2019-2023
SIGMA-Nexus will advance beyond the current state-of-the-art in research, innovation and action. In research, SIGMA-Nexus will contribute to economic, social and technical (including hydrological and ecological) aspects of both theoretical and applied research on resilient and productive agro-ecosystems. In innovation, by designing and supporting the innovation digital portal, it will strengthen cross-sectoral communication, improve coordination between research and policymaking, and support scalability and technology diffusion.
In action, a training program and participatory multi-stakeholder workshop will facilitate innovation adoption and uptake of best WEF Nexus practices. The three main pillars of ambitions within the RIA concept are described below in detail.
The project will build capacities and co-develop policy frameworks across Europe. It will establish new or upscaled value chains to contribute to the resilience and sustainability of mountain areas to climate change.
Aid policy makers and other relevant stakeholders in improving the effectiveness of current policies on food quality designations and public sector food procurement to enhance their sustainability and promotion of healthy and nutritious diets.
Develop and deliver effective policies for improving the overall sustainability of agriculture and capacity for balanced nutrition.
Demonstrate and validate how to stimulate the development of new quality markets and local food chains through pilot initiatives and innovative actions.
Maximise the impact of the project’s activities and achievements through effective knowledge exchange and communication with a wide range of relevant stakeholders on up-to-date sustainable practices.
MAYA aims at increasing the professionalism of young students by supporting the development of a new inter-university postgraduate Master on integrated water and agriculture management (IWAM) involving three Tunisian universities.
SUWANU EUROPE is an EU funded projected focused on the use of reclaimed water for irrigation in agriculture.
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