5th awareness-raising programme in Italy: Organic farming, a growing sector: educational pathways and job opportunities

The 5th awareness-raising programme was organized on November 26, in collaboration with Fondazione Bio Campus and Istituto di Istruzione Superiore San Benedetto: Francesca Masselli, Head of the Secretariat of Fondazione Bio Campus (Bio Campus Foundation), first introduced the seminar to the participant – mainly students from the Istituto Professionale Agrario (Agricultural Professional High School) San 

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4th Training course for local authorities and farmers in Italy

The training course took place on September 26th in the meeting room of the Association of Agronomists and Foresters of the Roma Province, where also Federbio has its Roman office. The Association included this course among those officially giving “training credits” to the participating agronomists. The training was focused on the role of organic farming 

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CLIMATICO 2019 International Conference

We are excited to announce the CLIMATICO 2019 International Conference, which will be held on 11-12 April 2019, in Limassol, Cyprus, an upcoming cosmopolitan Mediterranean seaside city. The CLIMATICO 2019 international conference aims to showcase the advances in science and technology driven by the Paris Climate Change Agreement with special emphasis on agricultural, food and 

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European Parliament event

During the 2018 EU Green Week, the ORGANIKO LIFE+ project organized an event titled “Climate Change Mitigation, Organic Agriculture and Human Health: Status Quo and New Data” on 23 May, in the European Parliament in Brussels. The aim of the event was to showcase organic agriculture as a means to mitigate climate change and present 

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ORGANIKO LIFE+ Open Day

The ORGANIKO LIFE+ Open Day for the children who participated in the study “Organic diet and children’s health” and the awarding of participation certificates took place on Saturday, April 28 at the premises of the Cyprus University of Technology (TEPAK). The event, which was organized by the Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health, 

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2nd Short Chain of Organic Fruit and Vegetables

The Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) organized on February 6th the “2nd Short Chain of Organic Fruit and Vegetables” in collaboration with the Cyprus Organic Farmers Association and the CUT Environmental Policy Office, within the framework of the ORGANIKO LIFE + project. The event took 

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4th Legislative and technological workshop in Italy

The 4th Legislative and technological workshop took place on November 29 at the conference hall of the renovated Roman Temple of Emperor Hadrian, within the activities of the 10th Qualenergia? Forum, a two-days event dedicated to the energy sector. The first session of the day, focusing on the connections among the organic sector and the 

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Visit of EFSA

On Wednesday 22 November, we visited the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters in Parma, where we had a meeting with Stylianos Koulouris, liaison officer, Sérgio Potier Rodeia, scientific officer and another scientific officer on plant health. Among others, they presented to us the priorities of the EU Risk Assessment Agenda, which they were defined 

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Visit of the NOI Techpark

On Tuesday 21 November, we visited the NOI Techpark, which is located on the grounds of a former aluminium plant in Bolzano Sud, and connects companies, researchers and students in four key areas that are already South Tyrol’s strong suits: Alpine Technology, Green Technology, Food Technology and Automation. Alexander Alber, member of the BLS construction 

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