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Sustainability assessment using the SMART farm tool

Sustainability is the buzzword in the current debate about the environmental impact of the agricultural and food sector. The sector needs to become much more sustainable, most experts, practicioners and political decision-makers agree. But how this should be done, continues to cause heated debates. The central question is: how can we produce and provide sufficient healthy and culturally appropriate food for a growing  population in a resource limited world? At the same time, farmers should reduce negative environmental and social impacts of food production.

Sustainability Assessment of Food and Agriculture Systems – FAO’s approach to sustainability

SAFA GuidelinesIn the view of increasing environmental concerns, sustainability has come into the foreground over the past decade and several sustainability assessment tools have been developed. Critiques claim though, sustainability is only an empty phrase because of frequent unreflective usage and overstretching of the concept - often solely for commercialization purpose.

Preliminary information about the new Agro-ecological program in Hungary

Within the framework of the new EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) starting in 2023, a new form of support, the so-called Agro-ecological Program (AÖP) is introduced in Hungary.
Based on the received information from the Ministry of Agriculture (AM), we would like to draw attention below to the main planned rules and features of the program, foreseen in the Hungarian Strategic Plan.

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AgroForum article published

Information about our CAPTIVATE project was recently published by one of the leading Hungarian agricultural journals, the AgroForum, introducing OMKi's activities related to farm advisory, mentioning our project from the 2nd page. The full content of the article is available in the paper format in Hungarian (attached).

57th Croatian and 17th International Symposium on Agriculture in Vodice

IPS Konzalting participated on the 57th Croatian and 17th international Symposium on Agriculture in Vodice on June 21, 2022. 

The main objective of the Symposium on Agriculture is to acquaint agronomists and the general public with the results of the latest scientific research by Croatian and foreign experts, and thus enable a better transfer of scientific achievements to agricultural production.

2nd partnership meeting was held in Nitra, Slovakia

Project partners gathered in Agroinstitut, Nitra, SK on 14 and 15 June 2022, to discuss and further develop the first main outputs, including the CAP eco practice knowledge base and sustainable eco farm assessment tool.

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Grant programme: Erasmus+ programme (KA220-VET - Cooperation partnerships in vocational education and training)

Project interval: 1 November 2021 / 31 October 2024
Project identifier: Erasmus+ 2021-1-HU01-KA220-VET-000034777

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