Internal and external driving forces of short food supply chains: questionnaire

SMARTCHAIN wants to foster and accelerate the shift towards collaborative short food supply chains and, through concrete actions and recommendations, to introduce new robust business models and innovative practical solutions that enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the European agri-food system. With the questionnaire below, SMARTCHAIN aims to find out the main internal and external…

Circularity and Resource Efficiency of Food Systems Conference

Bukarest, Romania, May 21-22 At this conference, Minister of Ministry of Research and Innovation, President of the Romanian Academy for Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, high level reprezentatives of the Ministry of Agriculture will participate as well as high level researchers and other food chain stakeholders from Romania and other European Countries. Our intention is to…

EIP-AGRI Focus on Diversification opportunities through plant-based medicinal and cosmetic products

Setubal, Portugal, May 15-16 How to create diversification opportunities for farmers through innovative value chains of plant-based medicinal and cosmetic products? Collect data, studies and existing knowledge regarding the demand for plants for medicinal and cosmetic use. Identify existing value chains of plant-based medicinal and cosmetic products where farmers play a substantial role. The identified value chains…

Scottish delegation Rural Youth Project

May 2019 Houten, The Netherlands The Rural Youth Project (RYP) is a research-based project in Scotland which aims to develop feasible strategies to facilitate the involvement of young people in agricultural and rural activity by better understanding their current situation, aspirations, opportunities and challenges and making comparisons between Scotland, England, Wales and other countries.