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Background Grassland ecosystems, including the soil and hedges, hold an important part of Europe’s biodiversity. They offer ideal conditions for a vast array of species and habitats and are especially important for birds and invertebrates, providing vital breeding grounds. Grasslands are also the source of a wide range of public goods and services, ran ...
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Farm succession in Europe

Start date: 01 Sep 2014, End date: 28 Feb 2017,

Although farming is of vital importance for the world’s food production, small-scale family farms are disappearing at a rapid pace everywhere in Europe, since many of them lack successors. The last phase on the farm life cycle seems to be a crucial period in this phenomenon. According to Belgian academics, the transfer itself is one of the most difficult stages in the development of family farms, ...
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The policy issue central to this project is food as many of today’s sustainability problems (e.g. water shortage, GHG emissions, pollution of soil and water, decrease of biodiversity, urban waste) are related to the prevailing pattern of food production and consumption (including processing and distribution). Hence, developing more sustainable food production and consumption patterns will have a s ...
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Co-operative Research on Environmental Problems in Europe (CRÊPE)

Start date: 01 May 2008, End date: 30 Nov 2010,

Overall aim: The CRÊPE project will empower and resource civil society organisations (CSOs) to participate in co-operative research on agri-environmental issues, as a means to achieve these subsidiary aims: 1. Capabilities: To strengthen CSOs’ capacity to participate in research, while engaging with diverse perspectives and expertise, thus facilitating co-operation between researchers and non-re ...
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The FAANs project is designed to engage civil society organisations (CSOs) in a “co-operative research” (CR) activity and in future research agenda-setting on “Alternative Agro-Food Networks” (AAFNs). Five academic institutions and five CSO partners dealing with alternative agriculture and rural development from five EU member states will co-operatively carry out literature review, design and con ...
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