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G2P-SOL is a research alliance bringing together the major European and International repositories of germplasm with public and private institutions active in genomics, phenotyping and breeding in the four major Solanaceous crops: potato, tomato, pepper and eggplant. These four crops constitute 66% of the value of European horticultural production, and over 65,000 accessions are available within t ...
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Internet of Food and Farm 2020 (IoF2020)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

The IoF2020 project is dedicated to accelerate adoption of IoT for securing sufficient, safe and healthy food and to strengthen competitiveness of farming and food chains in Europe.It will consolidate Europe’s leading position in the global IoT industry by fostering a symbiotic ecosystem of farmers, food industry, technology providers and research institutes.The IoF2020 consortium of 73 partners, ...
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LIFE for EUROPEAN FOREST GENETIC MONITORING SYSTEM (LIFEGENMON)

Start date: Jul 1, 2014, End date: Jun 30, 2020,

Background Sustainable forest management is based on the long-term adaptability of forest ecosystems that starts at the genetic level. Forest genetic monitoring (FGM) is therefore a crucial component of any sustainable forest management operation, as it presents the possibility of detecting potentially harmful changes in forest adaptability before they ar ...
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Feed-a-Gene aims to better adapt different components of monogastric livestock production systems (i.e., pigs, poultry and rabbits) to improve the overall efficiency and to reduce the environmental impact. This involves the development of new and alternative feed resources and feed technologies, the identification and selection of robust animals that are better adapted to fluctuating conditions, a ...
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Innovative Management of Genetic Resources (IMAGE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

This aim of IMAGE is to enhance the use of genetic collections and to upgrade animal gene bank management. IMAGE will better exploit DNA information and develop methodologies, biotechnologies, and bioinformatics for rationalising animal genetic resources. It will demonstrate the benefits brought by gene banks to the development of sustainable livestock systems by: enhancing the usefulness of genet ...
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Background The olive tree is one of the most widespread agricultural tree species in the world. Some 70% of the world’s olive harvest comes from the European Union, where almost 5 million ha of land is devoted to cultivating olives.. Agriculture is particularly vulnerable to the effects of extreme weather events and faces the combined challenge of mitig ...
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EMPHASIS is a participatory research project addressing native and alien pests threats (insect pests, pathogens, weeds) for a range of both natural ecosystems and farming systems (field crops, protected crops, forestry, orchards and amenity plants).The overall goal is to ensure a European food security system and the protection of biodiversity and of ecosystems services while developing integrated ...
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China is already an important global actor in the fields of research and innovation, and has the potential of becoming a leading force in the next few decades. The shift in China’s strategy focusing towards R&I and transforming the essence of its economy has been complimented with massive public investments in research and technology. The EU having recognised the leading role China is expected to ...
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Agricultural research in the Mediterranean is characterised by three main features: it is scattered within the EU members and in Mediterranean Partner Countries as well as most of the problems and challenges that the Mediterranean agriculture is facing are shared by all the countries in the area and even further, its objectives are largely the same in the whole area, even if priorities can vary fr ...
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... Ukraine. AGRICISTRADE contributes to the analysis of the present situation, the potentials and the projection of future agri-food developments. This project will improve the understanding of present agricultural and food processing sectors in the Commonwealth of Independent States’ (CIS) by collecting and evaluating statistical data and related policies. Based on its multidisciplinary expertise t ...
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The continuous growth of the world population translates into a demand of animal protein that can only be achieved through technological advances in farming, intensification, and expansion of farmed land. These pressures, combined with the increasing international trade of animals and their products, will lead to the rapid spread of animal diseases across borders and the emergence of new pathogen ...
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NoGAP bridges the gap between research and innovation and contributes to taking advantage of the innovation potential of SMEs based on a better cooperation with researchers, transferring and using knowledge resulting from research. The overall objective of the project is to reinforce cooperation with Eastern Partnership countries to develop a “Common Knowledge and Innovation Space” on societal cha ...
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PLANT AND FOOD BIOSECURITY (PLANTFOODSEC)

Start date: Feb 1, 2011, End date: Jan 31, 2016,

... an be met solely through the creation of human illness, death and associated panic, this may be appropriate. However, if economic and political vulnerabilities are included as contributing factors, agricultural bioterrorism must be considered among other possible avenues of attack.Agricultural bioterrorism (agroterrorism) is a subset of bioterrorism, and it is defined as the deliberate introductio ...
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The overall goal of EURoot is to help farmers to face both climate change, which is expected to result in increasingly uneven rainfall, and meet the societal demand for sustainable agriculture with reduced use of water and fertilizers. EURoot objective is to enhance the cereal plant capability to acquire water and nutrients through their roots and maintain growth and performance under stress condi ...
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The AGRO_LESS project aims to establish common reference strategies for the implementation of reduced input agricultural practices in the cross-border area by introducing rural population with the concept of site-specific crop management which through an information and new technology farm management system will be able to identify, analyze and manage variability within fields for optimum profitab ...
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The project will develop environmentally appropriate and socio-economically sustainable biotechnological processes for converting biodegradable fractions of identified African and Mediterranean agricultural and industrial waste as well as fractions of municipal and animal solid waste into food, feed, value-added products for nutraceuticals and healthcare, biogas and organic based fertilizer. Integ ...
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People's Republic of China, has the largest population in the world and occupies a position of geo-strategic importance in the Asian continent as well as in the Pacific sphere. The Chinese S&T and innovation system is developing extremely fast and dynamically and China has become a major new actor in the global system for the production of knowledge, while the total amount of China’s R&D expenditu ...
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The project aims at supporting the integration of supply chains in the food industry, in the field of Vine and Wine, promoting innovative strategies of analysis and genetic improvement of native grapes. To achieve this overall objective, the project has the following specific objectives:• the mutual promotion of local products through the application of consistent and comparable technologies for t ...
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Public and Private entities in Adriatic and elsewhere have identified a challenge on finding a common language and field of interest between research & innovation and reaching a common understanding of the commercial imperatives in terms of economic and social development. IPATECH aims at developing a network for integrated trans-regional cooperation between knowledge & technology providers, innov ...
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"The PALM PROTECT consortium aims to develop reliable methods, for use by national plant protection organisations (NPPO), inspection services, growers and other end-users, for early detection, eradication, control and containment of the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus and the moth Paysandisia archon. The methods will be developed for use at origin, point of entry, in transit and on-site ...
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Air quality is a topic of concern for all citizens. It directly influences life-quality and span. In order to meet the challenges resulting from increased air pollution, regional authorities have to adapt to innovative interdisciplinary approaches. A little attention has however been paid so far to the measurement of ultrafine particles and to providing knowledge-based contributions to regional po ...
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Within the scope of Pr. 3 of ASP 2007-13 major innovation capacities were focused on knowledge development in Natural Hazard/Risk Management (NHRM) & Risk Governance (RG) (eg. innovation in hazard mapping/protection technology) in various funded projects (& other ETC/national-R&D initiatives). START_it_up will capitalise this knowledge pool by enhancing it into a transnational common state-of-the- ...
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Fishing is one the strategic sectors in the Mediterranean area in terms of economic growth and employment. However several issues may hamper its development on the long run such as low profitability and competitiveness, impact of catch limits on marginal areas characterized by poor job opportunities and lack of an appropriate common strategy at Mediterranean level for small fishing communities. In ...
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The overall objective: Increased production of locally produced food and health products based on sustainable natural resources in the Barents region. Strengthen cooperation and social development between institutions and scientists in northern agriculture. The specific objective: 1. Increase the production of berries and herbs in the Barents region through cultivation, breeding and testing of lo ...
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The proposed integrating project LOWINPUTBREEDS aims to develop integrated LIVESTOCK BREEDING and MANAGEMENT strategies to improve ANIMAL HEALTH, product QUALITY and PERFORMANCE in European organic and ‘low input’ milk, meat and egg production through research, dissemination and training activities. The consortium includes 11 academic centres of excellence and 6 genetics/breeding companies (4 SMEs ...
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Project partner will complete a detailed multidisciplinary situation analysis of highland aquatic resources, focused on values, livelihoods, conservation issues and wise-use options at five sites in Asia (Guangdong, China; Uttrakhand and West Bengal, India and northern and central Vietnam). Factors assessed will include biodiversity and ecosystem services, including provisioning, regulating, suppo ...
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A Sustainable Development Model for Green Mountain Areas (Green Mountain)

Start date: Dec 31, 2010, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

Mountain territories are important ecosystems exposed to a series of risks and threats: abandonment, use of inappropriate development models, lack of an integrated sustainable approach, loss of biodiversity and degradation of ecosystems. To meet these challenges a transnational project team consisting of 11 organisations from 9 countries will develop and transfer a Sustainable Development and Mana ...
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"The objective of the FOODSCAN project is to develop a novel and automated biosensor platform for pesticide and other chemical residue detection incorporating membrane-engineered cells with pesticide-specific antibodies. The system is primarily based on the Bioelectric Recognition Assay (BERA) technology. Furthermore a specially designed electronic interface is realized in order to acquire and man ...
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... od environmental status in the Baltic Sea, reinforce sustainable agriculture and enhance rural development in the region.Objectives:Contribute to solving the problem of excessive nutrient losses from agricultural through introduction of conversion to Ecological Recycling Agriculture (ERA) in all countries of the BSRDevelop a system involving the whole food chain from farmer to consumer on a local ...
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Support for environmental protection by enhancing the use value of animal dejection as biogas and organic fertilizers. The specific objectives are: Identifying and diversifying the means to protect the environment by enhancing the use value of animal dejections; Increasing the commitment of local communities to fulfill the requirements of environmental protection by using manure for biogas produc ...
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The WASSERMed project will analyse, in a multi-disciplinary way, ongoing and future climate induced changes in hydrological budgets and extremes in southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East under the frame of threats to national and human security. A climatic and hydrological component directly addresses the reduction of uncertainty and quantification of risk. This component will provide a ...
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Coordination of Agricultural Research in the Mediterranean (ARIMNet)

Start date: Oct 1, 2008, End date: Mar 31, 2013,

Agricultural research in the Mediterranean is characterised by three main features: it is scattered within the EU members and in Mediterranean Partner Countries as well as most of the problems and challenges that the Mediterranean agriculture is facing are shared by all the countries in the area and even further, its objectives are largely the same in the whole area, even if priorities can vary fr ...
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The main objective of BIO CIRCLE 2 is to foster the knowledge base about FP7 FAFB & the networking capacities of Third Country researchers in order to reinforce their participation in FP7 projects. 3 project goals are distinguished: 1.Disseminate information effectively to Third Country researchers; 2.Organise information days and training for Third Country researchers; 3.Provide Third Country res ...
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... rticularly aim to remedy the gaps in the stakeholders' capacity and resources to combat euthrophication and communicate on the different policy levels, and lack of trust between the environmental and agricultural sectors. The project aims to support win-win solutions for agriculture, environment and business sectors throughout the Baltic Sea Region. 23 partners from authorities, interest organizat ...
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Description Better interection between regional businesses and public authoritiesRural Inclusion project focuses on improving the way transactions between rural SMEs and public authorities are carried out. This venture is based on the incorporation of cutting edge Web technologies (Semantic Web / Web2.0) in order to increase the efficienc ...
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The increasing use of renewable energies, in this case focussed on Biomass, will play a considerable role in future regional development, both from the economic and the ecological side. Looking at existing activities in the field of biomass, the available knowledge regarding technologies and support opportunities is often underused and little harmonized which can be identified as one major obstacl ...
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Climate Change - Terrestrial Adaption and Mitigation in Europe (CCTAME)

Start date: Jun 1, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2011,

"The project will assess the impacts of agricultural, climate, energy, forestry and other associated land-use policies, considering the resulting feed-backs on the climate system. Geographically explicit biophysical models together with an integrated cluster of economic land-use models will be coupled with regional climate models to assess and identify mitigation and adaptation strategies in Europ ...
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BIO CIRCLE will extend the network of National Contact Points for the FP7 theme “Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and Biotechnology” (BIO NCP) to National Information Points (NIP) from Third Countries over a two year period. The European Commission needs to implement the bilateral Scientific & Technological Agreements signed with Third Countries (TC), for increasing their participation in FAFB FP7 ...
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European Development Opportunities in Rural Areas (EDORA)

Start date: Aug 31, 2008, End date: Aug 31, 2010,

The reform of the Common Agricultural Policy in the framework of the Agenda 2000 boosted the significance of rural development in this sector policy. Rural development, in line with the Lisbon/Gothenburg Strategy, is conceived to support job creation and economic growth in rural areas in a sustainable way. Against this backdrop, this project will provide evidence on the development opportunities o ...
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GRINMED

Start date: Jun 30, 2006, End date: Jun 29, 2008,

Le projet entend à travers une analyse de la problématique nitrates en agriculture, et suite à une comparaison entre les différentes approches méthodologiques mises en œuvre selon les espaces, définir les territoires vulnérables à ce risque et développer à partir d’études des actions qui permettent de promouvoir les adaptations nécessaires auprès des agriculteurs et des techniciens agricoles. ...
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