Experts, farmers, foresters, advisers and researchers can apply to participate in one of the three new Focus Groups of the European Innovation Partnership on ‘Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability’ (EIP-AGRI). The three Focus Group topics are the following:
- Moving from source to sink in arable farming: Which cost effective farm management practices and tools could foster and ensure long lasting carbon storage in arable farming contributing to climate change mitigation?
- Circular Horticulture: How to increase circularity in protected horticulture?
- Enhancing production and use of renewable energy on the farm: How to enhance production and use of renewable energy on the farm?
In each Focus Group, participants will explore practical innovative solutions to problems or opportunities in the field, and draw on experience derived from related useful projects.
The Focus Groups are expected to start working in October 2017. Within 12 months, each Focus Group is expected to present its results and recommendations.
Deadline for application is 6 September 2017.
Candidates need to complete the on-line application form to apply.
For more information on the three Focus Groups, read the call text.29 June 2017