Agriculture

Agriculture in this regards focuses on soil, seeds, GMO, herbicides, as well as extensive and intensive agriculture, tools and machinery and organic agriculture

Innovation: Sustainable Production of Functional and Safe Feed from Food Waste

Last update: 28.06.2014
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The transformation of fruit, vegetables, roots and dairy derivatives into animal feed and feed additives through cost-effective tools is the conceptual approach of the NOSHAN project. Food wastes are characterized for their nutritional potential, but also suitable technologies to stabilize them and convert them into suitable raw materials for bulk [...]

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Innovation: Coordination Of European Transnational Research In Organic Food And Farming Systems

Last update: 02.10.2013
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Three calls were published and projects selected and initiated. Fourteen projects initiated, hereoff one project funded by a real common pot. The call after COII has been prepared in terms of discussing thematic research areas and selection of the areas of highest priority for the partners. The challenge to secure [...]

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Innovation: European Business And Biodiversity Campaign

Last update: 05.09.2013
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The Campaign consisted of a wide range of awareness raising and information actions. In total about 200 events and presentations have been realized and more than 500.000 people were reached by approaching the private sector and stakeholders: 1. Biodiversity Advocates from the private sector promoting business and biodiversity via taster [...]

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Innovation: New Soil Improvement Products For Reducing The Pollution Of Soils And Waters And Revitalizing the Soil System (BIOREWIT)

Last update: 04.09.2013
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The main goal of the BIOREWIT project is to develop innovative technologies of new soil improvers for horticulture outdoors production and soil-less substrates for greenhouse cultivation, applied in comprehensive agricultural research. AGRICULTURE VERIFICATION OF BIODEGRADABLE SUBSTRATES AND SOIL ECO-ACTIVATORS - Greenhouse experiments New soil-less substrates were used for long term [...]

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Innovation: European Awareness Raising Campaign For An Environmentally Sustainable Olive Mill Waste Management

Last update: 04.09.2013
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The primary goal of the project LIFE Olèico + has been to raise the awareness among the olive industry operators of the environmental concern caused by the careless disposal of the olive waste, inducing them to adopt economic and environmental sustainable technologies. Although the project did not foreseen a direct [...]

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Innovation: A New Application Of Phytodepuration As A Treatment For The Olive Mill Waste Water Disposal

Last update: 03.09.2013
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The project successfully constructed a pilot artificial plant which proved capable of treating 60 m3 of waste water per year at an Italian olive oil mill. Waste effluent was fed from the production plant to a 200m2 phytoremediation pit area where it was either taken up by trees or evaporated [...]

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Innovation: Sustainable farm Management Aimed at Reducing Threats to SOILs under climate change

Last update: 27.08.2013
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SmartSOIL focuses on arable and mixed farming systems in Europe and will develop an innovative approach using the soil C flow and stocks concept to assess the impact of C management on crop productivity, soil organic C (SOC) stocks and other ecosystem services. SmartSOIL will develop a decision support tool [...]

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Innovation: Innovation Systems In African Agriculture - Collection of case studies

Last update: 22.08.2013
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What can we learn from the successes in the field of agricultural innovations? The objective of this project is to evaluate and learn from recent experiences in Africa in terms of agricultural innovation in order to determine more specific relevance of the priorities for research and policy and meet the [...]

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Innovation: Innovation Systems In African Agriculture - Recommendations for policy, research and practice

Last update: 22.08.2013
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JOLISAA aimed to assess and learn from past and ongoing experiences in three countries in Africa (Benin, Kenya and South Africa) with multi-stakeholder approaches to agricultural innovation development, particularly looking at the role of local knowledge and innovation in the process. JOLISAA synthesised findings and lessons learnt by combining joint [...]

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