Collaborative Agri-food Chains: Driving Innovation in Territorial Food Systems and Improving Outcomes for Producers and Consumers.
The project aims to facilitate collaboration between farmers, consumers, local governments and other actors to scale up short agri-food chains which rebalance farmers’ position, create win-wins for producers and consumers and drive innovation in territorial food systems. The project began in November 2020 and will end in October 2023.
Building bridges between consumers and producers by supporting short food supply chains through a systemic, holistic, multi-actor approach based Toolbox.
agroBRIDGES aims to build bridges between producers and consumers, rebalancing farmers market position by empowering them with knowledge about new business and marketing models. The project began in January 2021 and will end in December 2023.
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Systemic Innovations for a SusTainable reduction of the EuRopean food waStage.
In SISTERS, we propose a set of systemic innovations addressed to reduce FLW generated in every stage of the Food Value Chain in Europe that will solve main existing challenges in Production, Processing, Marketing retailing/wholesaling), Consumption, and the Logistics among stages. The project began in November 2021 and will end in April 2026.
CO-creating sustainable and competitive FRuits and vEgetableS’ value cHains in Europe.
Starting from current best practices and key success factors observed and analysed in innovative value chains and the state of the art in technological and non-technological approaches, CO-FRESH proposes to develop techniques, tools and insights for the re-design of agri-food value chains. The project began in October 2020 and will end in March 2024.
Demonstration of circular biofertilisers and implementation of optimized fertiliser strategies and value chains in rural communities.
The RUSTICA projects provides a technical solution to convert organic residues from the fruit and vegetable sector into novel bio-based fertiliser products of high quality that address the needs of modern (organic) agriculture. The project’s ambition goes beyond the simple recovery of nutrients, and also includes the developments of economically viable and environmentally sustainable alternatives to mineral fertilisers with the same or improved agronomic value. The project began in January 2021 and will end in December 2024.
European Forum for a Comprehensive Vision on Urban Agriculture.
The objectives of EFUA are to unlock Urban Agriculture’s potential through achieving better networking, better knowledge, better deployment and better policies in the field. Through establishing an Urban Agriculture (UA) Forum, it aims to develop new levels of stakeholder engagement to inform decision making and to mainstream Urban Agriculture into European, regional and local policy. The project began in November 2020 and will end in October 2024.
A sustainable innovation framework to rebalance agri-food value chains.
Ploutos aims to create opportunities for changes that can rebalance the value chain in the agri-food system towards a more environmentally, socially and economically sustainable system. The project began in October 2020 and will end in September 2023.
Supporting knowledge exchange between all AKIS actors in the European Union.
EU-FarmBook will capitalize on the results of EURAKNOS and EUREKA, making the data taken up in the platform more FAIR and adding necessary functionalities to the platform based on the users’ needs such as interactive peer to peer interaction and user content evaluation tools. Moreover EU-FarmBook will assure the linkage to traditional dissemination channels, such as agricultural journals, on farm demo activities, and training and education initiatives. The EU-FarmBook will therefore work closely with associations of journalists (ENAJ), educational and training institutions and strengthen the ties with EIP-AGRI Service Point. The project began in August 2022 and will end in July 2029.