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Governance of agroecological transition and new farming practices
Governance of agroecological transition and new farming practices

A conference and round table "Governance of agroecological transition and new farming practices" was organized in Budapest on 27-28 November 2019. The agenda is available here.

UNISECO leaflets were distributed and the general project poster as well as the HU case study were presented by Alfréd Szilágyi.

UPCOMING: ODT Forum: AGROECOLOGY: Multiple Transitions of territories, Lausanne, 4 - 6 December 2019
UPCOMING: ODT Forum: AGROECOLOGY: Multiple Transitions of territories, Lausanne, 4 - 6 December 2019

Agriculture, territories and food systems are at the heart of sustainability issues. Food systems are affected by a range of transformations related to economic, social and environmental changes. 

UPCOMING: South Africa-Italy workshop, 2-3 December 2019
UPCOMING: South Africa-Italy workshop, 2-3 December 2019

The Italian Embassy in South Africa in collaboration with the South African Agricultural Research Council (ARC) and the Italian Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of  the Agricultural Economy (CREA) will be hosting a workshop on the social and economic drivers of sustainable local economic development.

4th UNISECO project meeting with stakeholder workshop, 12-15 November 2019
4th UNISECO project meeting with stakeholder workshop, 12-15 November 2019

The 4th project meeting and workshop with members of the UNISECO Multi-Actor Platforms and Project Advisory Group was hosted by FiBL between 12 and 15 November 2019 and took place at the Bildungszentrum 21 in Basel, Switzerland.

Soil Health Conference, 14 November 2019, Budapest
Soil Health Conference, 14 November 2019, Budapest

Soil Health Conference 2019 lines up 19 industry professionals – farmers, consultants, researchers – who are going to talk about their experiences regarding nutrient management in regenerative agriculture systems. UNISECO - through its Hungarian case study - was be there.

ENRD Workshop Agriculture and environment, 6 November 2019
ENRD Workshop Agriculture and environment, 6 November 2019

ENRD Workshop: ‘Agriculture and environment: speaking the same language within the CAP Strategic Plans’, 6 November 2019, Brussels, Belgium. UNISECO was be there to contribute to the discussions on how to design effective interventions to deliver environmental objectives in the future CAP SPs.

EIP-AGRI Workshop ‘Small is smart’ - Innovative solutions for small agricultural and forestry holdings
EIP-AGRI Workshop ‘Small is smart’ - Innovative solutions for small agricultural and forestry holdings

UNISECO was there. 

Dates: 29/10/2019 - 09:00 to 30/10/2019 - 17:00 

Location: Bucharest, Romania

UNISECO at the ESP 10 World Conference
UNISECO at the ESP 10 World Conference

UNISECO was present at the ESP 10 World Conference “10 years advancing ecosystem services science, policy and practice for a sustainable future” in Hannover, Germany, 21-25 October 2019. 

UNISECO in the EIP AGRI projects database
UNISECO in the EIP AGRI projects database
UNISECO is now also included and published in the EIP-Agri database.
Lithuanian case study
Lithuanian case study

Lithuanian partners of the project Baltic Environmental Forum Lithuania in the frame of UNISECO focuses on small scale dairy farmers and cheese makers. 

HU case study: conservation tillage - the role of demo farms
HU case study: conservation tillage - the role of demo farms

The HU case study focuses on analysing conservation tillage as a first step to move away from conventional tillage systems to combat climate change, retaining soil moisture and supporting healthy soils and biodiversity.

9th ESSC International Congress, 26-28 September 2019
9th ESSC International Congress, 26-28 September 2019

UNISECO was present - through its Hungarian case study on soil conservation management - at the 9th International Congress of the European Society for Soil Conservation. The Focus of the Congress was ‘Soil’s Contribution to People: from Food to Life Supporting Services’.