About the Author: Alberto Álvarez

Alberto holds the title of forestry engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (ES) with a specialisation in forest management, during which he enjoyed an ERASMUS stay at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZ). Regarding his experience, he started working as a research and innovation consultant, specialising in proposal writing with a primary focus on EU projects. After that, he developed his career at IMDEA Materials research centre as a project manager, working in all kinds of proposals and projects (regional, national, European and USA projects), some of them as the leader coordinator. He was involved also in the technology transfer of the research lines’ different results, including patent application and software registration.

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EU Action plan for organic production: Funding opportunities

In a previous post, we have learned what the Action Plan for organic production is about, and what are its main goals and achievements. In this one, we will talk about funding opportunities for organic production. Research and Innovation actions regarding organic farming and production To achieve those ambitious goals, the Commission intends to expend 30% of the budget for research and innovation in agriculture, forestry and rural areas into topics relevant to the organic sector. This includes issues such as increased crop yields, intercropping, genetic biodiversity, lack of seeds, and alternatives to contentious products. The funds will be [...]

By |January 24th, 2024|Categories: EU Funding Oportunites|Tags: |

EU Action plan for organic production: What is it about?

Organic production is defined as an overall system of farm management and food production that combines environmental and climate action practices, a high level of biodiversity, the preservation of natural resources and the application of high animal welfare and production standards. What is the EU framework to promote it? The European Union is advancing organic farming through the Green Deal's Farm to Fork (F2F) strategy, which led to the adoption of the Action Plan for the Development of Organic Production in March 2021. Within the plan, the European Commission has set a target of 25% of the EU’s agricultural land [...]

By |January 9th, 2024|Categories: News: Horizon Europe|Tags: , |
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