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LT case study workshop: Sustainable Food Security-Resilient and Resource-Efficient Value Chains
LT case study workshop: Sustainable Food Security-Resilient and Resource-Efficient Value Chains

A workshop with participants from the Lithuanian Multi-actor platform took place in December. As the case is called “Small scale dairy farmers and cheesemakers in Lithuania” this workshop discussed sustainable food security-resilient and recourse-efficient value chains.

D.3.1 Environmental, Economic and Social Performance of Current AEFS
D.3.1 Environmental, Economic and Social Performance of Current AEFS

Prepared by FiBL, in close cooperation with the Thünen Institute and the University of Aberdeen and based on the data collection and analysis from all UNISECO project partners, Deliverable D3.1 from WP3 summarizes the results of the analyzed farms in the 15 case studies across Europe using three Decision Support Tools (DST): COMPAS, Cool Farm Tool and SMART.
 

ES CASE STUDY: WORKSHOP ON ASSESSING POLICY AND MARKET INITIATIVES AND EVALUATING TRANSITION DRIVERS AND BARRIERS 
ES CASE STUDY: WORKSHOP ON ASSESSING POLICY AND MARKET INITIATIVES AND EVALUATING TRANSITION DRIVERS AND BARRIERS 
On December 13th, 2019, a workshop was held with key actors in Navarra.
D3.2 Database on the Performance of Current Agro-Ecological Farming Systems (AEFS) as an Input to the Modelling in WP4
D3.2 Database on the Performance of Current Agro-Ecological Farming Systems (AEFS) as an Input to the Modelling in WP4

This database contains farm data (e.g. yields) and results (indicators) from assessments with the three decision support tools in the UNISECO case studies: SMART, Cool Farm Tool and COMPAS.

D8.3 – Interim Report on Communication, Dissemination and Impact of Project Activities
D8.3 – Interim Report on Communication, Dissemination and Impact of Project Activities

Prepared by Baltic Environmental Forum Lithuania, Geonardo, Thünen Institute and the James Hutton Institute this Deliverable gives an overview of the communication and dissemination (COMDISS) activities of the UNISECO consortium in the first 18 months of the project duration.

IT CASE STUDY: MAP WORKSHOP ON ASSESSING POLICY FACTORS AND EVALUATING TRANSITION DRIVERS AND BARRIERS
IT CASE STUDY: MAP WORKSHOP ON ASSESSING POLICY FACTORS AND EVALUATING TRANSITION DRIVERS AND BARRIERS

Workshop in San Casciano Val di Pesa (Florence) with local stakeholders to discuss the policy and market incentives for the agroecological transition in Chianti area, Italy.

HU case study: MAP workshop on assessing policy factors and evaluating transition drivers and barriers of soil conservation farming
HU case study: MAP workshop on assessing policy factors and evaluating transition drivers and barriers of soil conservation farming

A workshop with participants from the Hungarian Multi-actor Platform took place on 10 December 2019 in Budapest, Hungary.

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

UNISECO presented experiences from its Multi-Actor Framework for Agro-Ecological Farming Systems and evidence from the case studies in Germany and Italy on the role of social networks in agroecological transitions.

South Africa-Italy workshop, 2-3 December 2019
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.

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.

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.