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TTIP: Impacts on Agriculture and Food in the US, the EU and Beyond

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9 January 2015
Washington DC
United States
This workshop aimed at discussing the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade agreement under negotiation between the European Union and the United States of America with regards to the specific food and agricultural provisions that would be included in the agreement. Issues with regulatory cooperation between the two systems as well as eliminating trade barriers to facilitate the flow of goods across the Atlantic were discussed. Ecologic Institute, US (EIUS) co-hosted the workshop with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) on 9 January 2015. Read more

Mainstreaming of Climate Change in the Common Agricultural Policy

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14 January 2015
Berlin
Germany
Ana Frelih-Larsen, Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute, gave a presentation to a group of international journalists during an Informational Tour for Journalists and Experts in the context of the Green Week in Berlin. She gave an overview of the process of climate change mainstreaming in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), outlining the underlying scientific evidence base and discussing the basic principles of mainstreaming. She further illustrated the various tools that Member States can use to integrate climate objectives in the CAP 2014-2020 and discussed the key practical aspects and barriers to mainstreaming implementation. Read more

Mainstreaming Climate Change into Rural Development Policy post 2013

This study developed a Technical Guidance for the managing authorities of Rural Development Programs (RDPs) on how to further mainstream new and innovative climate actions in RDPs. The study was commissioned by the Directorate General for Climate Action and led by Ecologic Institute. The study report, which includes the Technical Guidance, is available for download.Read more

Regional Conference – Good practices to reduce nutrient loss in the Wielkopolskie region (Poland)

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13 November 2014
Poznań
Poland
The regional conference “Closing the mineral cycles at farm level - Good practices to reduce nutrient loss in the Wielkopolskie region” took place on 13 November 2014 at the National Research Institute in Poznań, Poland. It aimed to present the results of the study “Resource efficiency in practice – Closing mineral cycles” commissioned by the DG Environment (European Commission). It focused on the good practices, which were identified as potential ways to reduce the nutrient loss at farm level and to close mineral cycles, based on the current state of nutrient saturation within the Wielkopolskie region.Read more

Mainstreaming Climate Change Into Rural Development Policy – Brochure

The aim of the brochure is to introduce and describe the project "Mainstreaming climate change in rural development policy". It presents goals of the project, its background, tasks and structure, as well as the methodology, used measures and indicators. The layout of the brochure is based on visual style European Commission DG Climate Action.Read more

Mainstreaming Climate Change Into Rural Development Policy – Flyer

The flyer helps to promote and disseminate the study report developed by Ecologic Institute in the project "Mainstreaming climate change in rural development policy post 2013". It is based on visual style European Commission DG Climate Action. The flyer contains relevant general information about the project and the report – its theme, focus, aims, activities, list of partners and contact information, as well as a simple graph built also by Ecologic Institute.Read more

Good Practices to Address the Nutrient Surplus from Agriculture in Murcia (Spain)

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4 November 2014
Murcia
Spain
The aim of the regional conference in Murcia was to present the region-specific results from the project "Resource Efficiency in Practice – Closing Mineral Cycles." The most promising and cost-effective measures at the farm level to close mineral cycles and reduce resource and economic inefficiency from nutrient losses (N, P, K) were presented. The conference seeks to highlight farmers' experiences with nutrient management, as well as barriers which may prevent uptake of good practices.Read more

Good practices to reduce nutrient loss in Southern and Eastern Ireland

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28 October 2014
Portlaoise
Ireland
The regional conference “Closing the mineral cycle at farm level - Good practices to reduce nutrient loss in Southern and Eastern Ireland” took place on 28th October 2014 at the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, Ireland. The aim of the conference was to present the results of the study “Resource efficiency in practice – Closing mineral cycles” commissioned by the DG Environment, European Commission.Read more

Good Practices to Address the Nutrient Surplus in Lombardy (Italy)

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5 November 2014
Milan
Italy
The regional conference "Closing the mineral cycles at farm level - Good practices to reduce nutrient loss in the Lombardy region" took place on 5 November 2014 at the "E.c.ho." Hotel, Milan (Italy). It aimed to present the results of the study "Resource efficiency in practice – Closing mineral cycles" commissioned by the DG Environment (European Commission). It focused on the good practices, which were identified as potential ways to reduce the nutrient loss at farm level and to close mineral cycles, based on the current state of nutrient saturation within the Lombardy region.Read more

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