Masseria Redenta: Teaching by Nature

In a magnificent environmental and landscape context, the fields of Masseria Redenta welcome with love a rich variety of medicinal, aromatic, dry cleaners, edible, and many toher types, plants. This is a treasure “nest” from which it draws material to carry every day laboratories and educational seminars. In fact, Masseria Redenta is convinced that knowledge, to be truthful and of impact, must pass through direct experimentation. Therefore, people learn especially by touching, smelling, tasting, collecting and using herbs, [...]

2019-10-11T18:11:57+01:00September 17th, 2019|Farmers, Masseria Redenta, News|

The EU Parliament taking shape: Agriculture Committee Norbert Lins elected

Politics and elections are the hot topic of the summer for the EU. On July the 10th, the new Agriculture & Rural Development Committee chair has been elected, Norbert Lins. 45 MEPs of the European Parliament have elected the German member of the European People’s Party (EEP) Lins, who won with 36 votes compared to the 11 of his competitor Maxette Pirbaka’s. Together with the chairman, also the positions of vice chairs were decided, and assigned respectively to [...]

2019-10-11T18:12:51+01:00September 4th, 2019|Dissemination, News, Tinada|

The interest of “Agripreneurs” in adopting Multifunctional Agriculture

How can the agricultural entrepreneur, in today's competitive world, make his company more attractive on the market? An effective solution is the adoption of multifunctional agriculture, especially in the fields of social and educational agriculture, rural tourism and the short supply chain. The reasons that led the farmers to undertake this type of initiative are both economic and social: there is the need to promote company productions and find additional forms of income, but they also want to [...]

2019-10-11T18:13:28+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Dissemination, News, Valuedo|

EDULEARN19: 11th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies

Palma de Mallorca (Spain) - 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July, 2019 Adrienn Molnár from UGENT attended EDULEARN19. This conference welcomed more than 800 participants from more than 80 different countries and created an international atmosphere where inspirational ideas and perspectives on education were widely shared and discussed. Given that eTOMATO aimed at creating an educational offer for easing the uptake of new business practices respecting the Multifuntional Agriculture (MA) framework, EDULEARN19 and eTOMATO share their passion and commitment [...]

2019-10-11T18:14:09+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Conferences, News, UGent, Universities|