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WP6 partner meeting: validation and policy evaluation
WP6 partner meeting: validation and policy evaluation
We are having the WP6 kick off meeting now. The aim is to discuss the detailed workflow on the validation of the specific tools and the MIND STEP model toolbox, and its application to selected policy measures. More to come after the meeting.
Landscape 2021 - Diversity for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture
Landscape 2021 - Diversity for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture

20-22 September 2021, Berlin, Germany

Landscape 2021 will together scientists from across disciplines with key actors to explore whether and how diversity and diversification can contribute to a more sustainable and resilient agriculture.

2nd MIND STEP STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP, 22 APRIL 2021
2nd MIND STEP STAKEHOLDER WORKSHOP, 22 APRIL 2021

The 2nd Stakeholder workshop focused on the relevance of the MIND STEP indicator framework to estimate the impacts of the selected policy scenarios and the ability of the MINDSTEP toolbox to model the scenarios. 
In the 2.5-hour online workshop, seven members of the core group of stakeholders provided their feedback in a lively conversation with the policy team, including the modelling experts.

EAAE seminar 175, 12 – 14 May 2021, Virtual Seminar
EAAE seminar 175, 12 – 14 May 2021, Virtual Seminar

THE WIND OF CHANGE OF SUSTAINABILITY STANDARDS

Sailing economic, governance, and policy perspectives, 12 – 14 May 2021, Virtual Seminar

The objective of the seminar is to improve the understanding of the “wind of change” of sustainability standards and their effects on agricultural, food, and bio-based value chains. The seminar focuses on public and private sustainability standards. Both drivers and implications of their emergence are of interest, with emphasis on the economic, governance and policy perspectives. Emphasis is both on theoretical and empirical applications. 

For further information visit the event website.

EAAE seminar 178, online 18th-20th May 2021
EAAE seminar 178, online 18th-20th May 2021

Future challenges and resilience of farming systems in Europe

18th-20th May 2021 (9-12 o‘clock CET), online. Registration for presenters is 100 Euro, for all other participants it is free of charge.

Read more information here.

MIND STEP presented at ENRD Evaluation Helpdesk Workshop
MIND STEP presented at ENRD Evaluation Helpdesk Workshop

On inivitation by the ENRD Evaluation Helpdesk MIND STEP was also presented at the Good Practice Workshop, ‘Improving data management and information systems for the purpose of CAP evaluations’ took place on 16-17 March 2021, Online.

WP5 kick-off meeting: the preparation for deliverable 5.1 has started!
WP5 kick-off meeting: the preparation for deliverable 5.1 has started!

On 17 February 2021 partners involved in "Work Package 5 MIND STEP model toolbox: Integration of IDM models with improved current models at various geographical scales" had their kick-off teleconference.

Review article: Adoption and diffusion of digital farming technologies - integrating farm-level evidence and system interaction
Review article: Adoption and diffusion of digital farming technologies - integrating farm-level evidence and system interaction

Read the open access research paper by colleagues from the MIND STEP project consortium on Adoption and diffusion of digital farming technologies - integrating farm-level evidence and system interaction in the Volume 190, May 2021, 103074 issue of Agricultural Systems.

MIND STEP 2nd NEWSLETTER IS OUT
MIND STEP 2nd NEWSLETTER IS OUT

We are very pleased to inform you that we have just released the 2nd issue of the MIND STEP Project Newsletter.

You may access and browse or download the PDF version here.

Here are some highlights what you can find in this issue:

EIT Food Future of Food online Conference 2020, 1-2 December
EIT Food Future of Food online Conference 2020, 1-2 December

The conference provided a high-level platform to discuss future trends and priorities in food innovation in Europe, looking at these in the broader context of both the UN Sustainable Development Goals and key objectives of the EU Food 2030 policy.