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UPCOMING: Public Webinar on ‘Pathways for advancing pesticide policies’, 20 October 2020
UPCOMING: 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 are discussed at this Zoom webinar on 20 October 2020 at 11.00-12.30 CET.

UPCOMING: 6th UNISECO project meeting 24-25 September 2020
UPCOMING: 6th UNISECO project meeting 24-25 September 2020

We will have our second virtual project meeting this year on 24 and 25 September. 

HU CASE STUDY: Forum discussing the status quo and future of soil conservation farming
HU CASE STUDY: Forum discussing the status quo and future of soil conservation farming

A forum with case study farmers and agricultural advisors from the Hungarian Multi-actor Platform took place on 8 September 2020 in Kaposvár, Hungary.

UPCOMING:  Landscape 2021 - Diversity for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture
UPCOMING: Landscape 2021 - Diversity for Sustainable and Resilient Agriculture

20-22 September 2021, Berlin, Germany

Landscape 2021 will bring together scientists from across disciplines with key actors to explore whether and how diversity and diversification can contribute to a more sustainable and resilient agriculture.

UPCOMING: EIT Food Future of Food online Conference 2020, 1-2 December
UPCOMING: EIT Food Future of Food online Conference 2020, 1-2 December

The conference will provide a high-level platform to discuss future trends and priorities in food innovation in Europe, looking at these in the broader context of both the UN Sustainable Development Goals and key objectives of the EU Food 2030 policy.

UPCOMING: EU Green Week 2020, 19-20 October 2020 - Nature and Biodiversity
UPCOMING: 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 will highlight 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.

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

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

UPCOMING Webinars: Crop Protection and Scenarios for the Future of Agriculture
UPCOMING 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 INRAE will bring together European researchers working on the futures of agriculture, on crop health and crop protection. UNISECO partner SLU will give a presentation on 10 September.

A discussion about application of agro-ecological practices in Lithuania
A discussion about application of agro-ecological practices in Lithuania

Baltic Environmental Forum Lithuania, together with partners from various European countries implementing the project UNISECO, invited specialists from various fields to the discussion "Development of Strategies to Promote the Application of Agro-ecological Practices". The discussions revealed various drivers and barriers that are expected to be analyzed in more detail.

GR CASE STUDY: MAP WORKSHOP ON CO-CONSTRUCTING TRANSITION STRATEGIES TOWARDS AGRO-ECOLOGY
GR CASE STUDY: MAP WORKSHOP ON CO-CONSTRUCTING TRANSITION STRATEGIES TOWARDS AGRO-ECOLOGY

A remote workshop with local actors of the Greek Multi-Actor Platform in Imathia took place on the 1st of July 2020 with the aim to co-construct the transition strategies towards addressing the key dilemma of sustaining the long-term economic viability of fruit farms whilst protecting the natural resources.

UPCOMING: 3rd Agroecology Europe Forum, 9-12 June 2021, Barcelona, Spain
UPCOMING: 3rd Agroecology Europe Forum, 9-12 June 2021, Barcelona, Spain

Following the 2 first successful editions of the Forum in 2017 in Lyon, France and in 2019 in Heraklion, Crete, the third edition will have the theme: Agroecology for regeneration of our food systems and communities
More information on the programme will follow.