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 [...]

2019-08-31T11:47:50+02:00September 4th, 2019|Dissemination, News|

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 [...]

2019-09-03T17:42:08+02:00September 3rd, 2019|Dissemination, News|

But.. how was eTOMATO financed?

If you ever asked yourself which institution does finance a project for e-learning boosting innovation in the multifunctional agriculture sector and why, you will be interested in reading this article. Let us start by saying the eTOMATO is a project financed in the framework of ERASMUS+, which is the European Union’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain [...]

2019-04-01T20:13:54+02:00April 1st, 2019|Dissemination, News|

How to adapt to consumers change in preference? Evidence from the SKIN project

In our current society, we are forced to live fast. Capacity to adapt and transform is needed to follow the quick changes of politics and technology, of our society and thus markets. But where does this speediness come from? Partially, from consumers: it is of them to express desire for things to be always new and innovative, for them to enlarge the horizons of their spheres of understanding. It is important then for the actors providing goods and [...]

2019-04-05T12:11:15+02:00April 1st, 2019|Dissemination, News|