Smart solutions in short food supply chains

Check out a Wageningen University & Research impact story featuring Hanna Schebesta (Law Group, Wageningen Center of Sustainability Governance) regarding short food supply chains: How do we achieve a food system that is sustainable and social and offers the highest quality food? The SMARTCHAIN H2020 Project analyses technological, regulatory, social, economic and environmental factors impacting the viability of short…

Soil health: Reaping the benefits of healthy soils, for food, people, nature and the climate

Soil is the foundation of our lives. Soil services are essential for the provision of food through agriculture, energy and raw materials, carbon sequestration, water purification, nutrient regulation, biodiversity preservation and pest control, to name but a few. Under Horizon 2020, several projects were dedicated to advancing research efforts in soil health. These efforts will…

Strength2Food strategic guide for short food chains is out!

The H2020 Strength2Food project has just launched its Strategic Guide for Short Food Supply Chains (SFSCs). With this interesting and very useful guide, you can discover to what extent & in what ways do SFSCs contribute to sustainability, and how can practitioners & policy makers strengthen SFSCs sustainability through evidence-based recommendations. The Strength2Food Strategic Guide…

Commission launches public consultation on review of the promotion policy for EU agri-food products

The European Commission has launched a public consultation, which aims to gather views on different policy options designed to ensure that the future EU agri-food promotion policy will support the transition to more sustainable food systems and nudge consumers to balanced diets, whilst strengthening the global competitiveness of EU farmers and agri-food businesses. In addition,…

The CO-FRESH website has been launched

The website of the H2020 CO-FRESH project has just been launched! The project website brings together general information about the project (e.g. concept, methodology, consortium, Pilot cases, etc.), the latest news and events, links to external resources and social media (Twitter; @COFRESH_H2020), as well as, in the near future, a LinkedIn account and a YouTube…

Horizon Europe Intelligence & Proposal Development Workshop

Horizon Europe Intelligence & Proposal Development Workshop This workshop will be a 2 stage training.  Part 1: 28/04/2021 | Part 2: 07/05/2021 Horizon Europe is the EU’s research and innovation framework programme running from 2021-2027. As the successor programme of the Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe, will continue to support the entire research and innovation cycle.…

Save the date: Strength2Food Final Conference, May 20th, 2021

Strength2Food Final Conference: May 20th, 2021! The Strength2Food consortium is proud to present the results and lessons learned from this 5-years multi-actor project funded by the European Commission. The Strength2Food project aims to improve the effectiveness of EU food quality schemes (FQS), public sector food procurement (PSFP) and to stimulate Short Food Supply Chains (SFSC)…

6th International ISEKI-Food online Conference

Join the ISEKI-Food 2021 ONLINE conference and meet the ISEKI-Food network! The ISEKI-Food Association (European Association for Integrating Food Science and Engineering Knowledge Into the Food Chain) is organising the 6th International ISEKI-Food Conference (ISEKI-Food 2021) to be held ONLNE 23-25 June 2021 and will explore the theme: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN FOOD SYSTEMS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE FUTURE The 2030 Agenda…