Modelling Individual Decisions to Support
the European Policies Related to Agriculture

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Farm to Fork 2020 conference - Building sustainable food systems together 15 - 16 October 2020
Farm to Fork 2020 conference - Building sustainable food systems together 15 - 16 October 2020

Scheduled around the World Food Day this conference was the first in what was an annual gathering of European stakeholders willing to engage and help shape the EU's path towards sustainable food systems.

EU Green Week 2020, 19-20 October 2020 - Nature and Biodiversity
EU Green Week 2020, 19-20 October 2020 - Nature and Biodiversity

After the adoption of a new EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 in May, Green Week highlighted the contribution biodiversity can make to society and the economy, and the role it can play in supporting and stimulating recovery in a post-pandemic world, bringing jobs and sustainable growth.

Public Webinar on ‘Pathways for advancing pesticide policies’, 20 October 2020
Public Webinar on ‘Pathways for advancing pesticide policies’, 20 October 2020

Co-hosted by the World Food System Center and the Agricultural Economics and Policy Group of ETH Zurich key challenges and present pathways for advancing European pesticide policies were discussed at this Zoom webinar on 20 October 2020 at 11.00-12.30 CET.

MIND STEP general consortium meeting, 6-7 October 2020
MIND STEP general consortium meeting, 6-7 October 2020

We are having our first online consortium meeting between 6 and 7 October 2020.

EIP-AGRI online Seminar: “CAP Strategic Plans: the key role of Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKIS) in Member States” - Online seminar
EIP-AGRI online Seminar: “CAP Strategic Plans: the key role of Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKIS) in Member States” - Online seminar

The EIP-AGRI Seminar 'CAP Strategic Plans: the key role of AKIS in Member States' was initially planned to take place in Warsaw, Poland on 22-23 April but it was postponed due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19. The seminar took place online. This event was by invitation only.

7th FAERE Online Conference
7th FAERE Online Conference

The 7th annual conference of the French Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (FAERE), September 10 - 11, 2020 was held online.

INRAE Webinars: Crop Protection and Scenarios for the Future of Agriculture
INRAE Webinars: Crop Protection and Scenarios for the Future of Agriculture

A series of 4 webinars (31 August, 10 September, 24 September, 12 October 2020 from 10:00 to 12:00) organized by MIND STEP consortium partner INRAE will bring together European researchers working on the futures of agriculture, on crop health and crop protection.

Deliverable D 7.4: Access to a computer cluster
Deliverable D 7.4: Access to a computer cluster

Prepared by Thünen Institute and WR Deliverable D7.4. from WP7 provides summary of the results of a survey and discussions related to the need of installing a single computer cluster for MIND STEP. 

1st MIND STEP Stakeholder workshop, 24 June 2020
1st MIND STEP Stakeholder workshop, 24 June 2020

On 24 June 2020 we had lively discussions at a 2-hour online plenary meeting with our Core Stakeholder Group on the results of stakeholder interviews regarding key policy questions and benchmark scenarios for the agricultural sector to be focussed on in our project.

MIND STEP 1ST NEWSLETTER IS OUT
MIND STEP 1ST NEWSLETTER IS OUT

We are very pleased to inform you that we have just released the 1st issue of the MINSTEP Project Newsletter.

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

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

1ST MIND STEP NEWSLETTER IS OUT SOON - SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER
1ST MIND STEP NEWSLETTER IS OUT SOON - SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

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

CURRENT AND UPCOMING ACTIVITIES IN MIND STEP
CURRENT AND UPCOMING ACTIVITIES IN MIND STEP

Without a doubt, the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on economies worldwide is devastating. Hardly any sector is not affected and the implementation of many research projects are also impaired. MIND STEP is no exception.