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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:

Deliverable D1.1 Key policy questions for ex‐ante Impact Assessment of EU Agricultural and Rural Policies
Deliverable D1.1 Key policy questions for ex‐ante Impact Assessment of EU Agricultural and Rural Policies

Prepared by UCSC, WECR and JRC the objective of this report is to review the existing and future policies as well as some key global drivers affecting the agricultural sector in the EU in order to set the research agenda for the EU H2020 project MIND STEP.

 

AGRIMODELS CLUSTER MEETING
AGRIMODELS CLUSTER MEETING

On 2nd November 2020 an online meeting was organised between AGRICORE, BESTMAP and MIND STEP to update each other on activities that are relevant for all three projects.

2ND MIND STEP NEWSLETTER IS OUT SOON - SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER
2ND MIND STEP NEWSLETTER IS OUT SOON - SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

The second issue of our 6 monthly newsletters will be out very soon. 
In the issue you will find information about ... 

 

NEWS RELEASE on AGRIMODELS Cluster: Research projects join forces to enhance agricultural EU policies
NEWS RELEASE on AGRIMODELS Cluster: Research projects join forces to enhance agricultural EU policies

A news release of the Agrimodels Cluster was published in EurekAlert! of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

European research projects team up for a common goal - to develop novel modelling capabilities in the agricultural sector and contribute to a new architecture of agricultural policies in the European Union.

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DEVELOPING A LONG-TERM VISION FOR RURAL AREAS
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DEVELOPING A LONG-TERM VISION FOR RURAL AREAS

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen has announced that the European Commission has stated that it will support and enhance the potential of rural areas through the development of a Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas.