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Workshop „Climate change and its consequences”

Workshop „Climate change and its consequences”

On 25th Sept 2019 a workshop on "Climate change and its consequences" took place in Hohenems, Vorarlberg (A) organised by the Lake of Constance Academy. The participants came from different fields - agriculture, administration, agricultural technical school,...

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Regio TV visits Lake Constance Foundation

Regio TV visits Lake Constance Foundation

At the end of July, the Lake Constance Foundation accompanied the private broadcaster Regio TV Bodensee to present the Lake Constance Foundation's projects on climate protection and adaptation in agriculture. Two pilot farms and the office of the Lake Constance...

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AgriAdapt at the Eco-Field Days 2019

AgriAdapt at the Eco-Field Days 2019

For the 2nd time the Eco Field Days took place on 03th/04th July 2019 on the Hessian state domain Frankenhausen, Kassel. 11 000 visitors were counted. The event was organised by Fibl Projekte GmbH, co-organised by the Hessian Ministry of Agriculture, the University of...

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AgriAdapt with the agricultural schools of Grand-Est region

AgriAdapt with the agricultural schools of Grand-Est region

The managers of the farms belonging to agricultural schools of Grand-Est region were gathered at school of Châlons en Champagne last April 11th. It was an opportunity to exchange about climate adaptation issues from the example of the school of Somme-Vesle located in...

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Life AgriAdapt attending 4th ECCA 2019 in Lisbon

Life AgriAdapt attending 4th ECCA 2019 in Lisbon

Organised for the first time in southern Europe, the 4th European Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) builds upon past editions (Hamburg 2013, Copenhagen 2015 and Glasgow 2017, bringing researchers, policymakers and practitioners from Europe and beyond to discuss recent...

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LIFE AgriAdapt in Agroforum Mare Balticum

LIFE AgriAdapt in Agroforum Mare Balticum

24-25 April, 2019 an international agricultural forum Agroforum Mare Balticum took place in Estonia. The ambition of the current year conference was to reflect agroecology as a concept from different angles. Agroforum is a good platform for three-level discussions...

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Arable farming workshop on the pilotfarm Alexander Kern

Arable farming workshop on the pilotfarm Alexander Kern

Improving soil structure is one of the most important adaptation measures to maintain yields at a stable level even in times of climate change. This was the topic of the workshop within the EU LIFE project AgriAdapt, which took place on the farm of the participating...

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LIFE AgriAdapt in Local CONAMA 2019

LIFE AgriAdapt in Local CONAMA 2019

During the Local National Environmental Congress in Spain (Local CONAMA 2019), the results of the LIFE AgriAdapt Project were shown in a session called “Agriculture: towards a higher efficiency in the use of resources”, celebrated the 2nd of April 2019 in Toledo. In...

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LIFE AgriAdapt – Sensitizing and Informing

LIFE AgriAdapt – Sensitizing and Informing

Events in agricultural technical schools and the city of Friedrichshafen: One objective of the EU LIFE project AgriAdapt is to disseminate the findings of the project on sustainable adaptation of agriculture to climate change to relevant stakeholder groups. These...

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See you at the European Conference on Climate Adaptation!

See you at the European Conference on Climate Adaptation!

From May 28th to 31st, the European Conference on Climate Adaptation will take place in Lisbon. AgriAdapt will, once again, contribute to the effort. Nicolas Métayer, from Solagro, will present our upcoming web-based service to help farmers design an adaptation plan...

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Dairy Farmers Day in Amtzell

Dairy Farmers Day in Amtzell

On 25th of January 2019, the annual symposium for dairy farmers took place in Amtzell, in the district of Ravensburg. This year's theme of the event was "Dairy cattle farming in times of climate change". In this context, the Lake Constance Foundation gave a...

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CONAMA 2018 (National Environmental Congress in Spain)

CONAMA 2018 (National Environmental Congress in Spain)

During the National Environmental Congress in Spain (CONAMA 2018), the Working Group 2 “Adaptation to Climate Change” had a session on the 27th of November 2018 to tackle adaptation issues. Information regarding this Working Group 2 can be found in the following link...

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Expert meeting in the context of the AgriAdapt project

On the 21st of January 2019, the Lake Constance Foundation invited to an expert meeting in Stuttgart as part of the AgriAdapt project. During the meeting the results of the EU-LIFE project were presented. Measures aimed at reducing the vulnerability of agriculture in...

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Discovering INRA’s unique phenotyping robot

Discovering INRA’s unique phenotyping robot

INRA, the French national institute for agricultural research, is the owner of an extraordinary robot. Its mission? Scan plants in order to better understand their characteristics and development processes. On November 21st, AgriAdapt partners were invited to visit...

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Training courses as part of the LIFE project AgriAdapt

On the 25th October 2018 the Lake Constance Foundation was invited to present facts on climate change at a training event of the Advisory Service for Organic Agriculture (BÖL) in Deckenpfronn, Baden-Württemberg. The Lake Constance Foundation explained the...

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Could Estonia become a wine-producing country?

Could Estonia become a wine-producing country?

Grape-growing is becoming more and more popular in Northern Europe. In order to share information about creating the right conditions for grape vines, the Chair of Horticulture of the Estonian University of Life Sciences, in cooperation with Murimäe Wine...

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Copernicus: European State of the Climate

Copernicus: European State of the Climate

Copernicus, the European Union’s earth observation programme, helps to understand how our planet and its climate are changing, the role played by human activities in these changes and how these will influence our daily lives. The Copernicus programme is...

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Save the date, 15th October 2018

Save the date, 15th October 2018

On the 15th of October, the AgriAdapt project partners are holding a technical meeting in Brussels to present first project results on European level. The meeting will take place from 2:00 – 5:00 pm at Science14 (14b Rue de la Science, 1040, Brussels). The...

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SEVERAL DEMONSTRATIVE WORKSHOPS WERE HELD IN ESTONIA

SEVERAL DEMONSTRATIVE WORKSHOPS WERE HELD IN ESTONIA

In Estonia several demonstrative workshops were organised during the summer. First workshop was held at the end of June in one of the AgriAdapt pilot farms where many different crops and varieties were presented. Participants had a very good opportunity to...

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AgriAdapt presented to citizens in Toulouse

AgriAdapt presented to citizens in Toulouse

On May 30th, 2018, Philippe Pointereau, Director of the Agrienvironment department with Solagro, took part in a conference held by Toulouse Métropole and entitled “Climate change and adaptation challenges for Toulouse Metropole”. The aim was to raise the...

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Demonstration workshop

Demonstration workshop

The 22nd of June 2018, a first workshop was organised by the Lake Constance Foundation on a dairy farm in the district Bodenseekreis, Germany. The farm is one of the 30 pilot farms in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, which are part of the LIFE project...

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AgriAdapt project presented at the EcoWineMed Symposium

AgriAdapt project presented at the EcoWineMed Symposium

On 30th June 2017 Jordi Domingo (Fundación Global Nature) presented the AgriAdapt project at the EcoWineMed Symposium that was held in Utiel (Valencia, Spain). The “I EcoWineMed Symposium: Mediterranean” was organized by the Spanish Association of Organic Farming...

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Baseline report – available for download

Baseline report – available for download

The first report elaborated by the AgriAdapt project is online and available for download here. This Baseline report shows the state of the art in adaptation to climate change in the farming sector in the four main EU Climate Risk Regions (Atlantic, Continental,...

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AgriClimateChange wins Green Award

AgriClimateChange wins Green Award

The LIFE AgriClimateChange project won a Green Award in the “climate action” category at a ceremony held on May 30th in Brussels. This award recognizes the most outstanding LIFE projects completed since the creation of the programme in 1992. The European Commission...

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Project meeting in Extremadura – Spain

Project meeting in Extremadura – Spain

Representatives of all AgriAdapt partners met in Extremadura (Spain) on 22-24 May 2017 to discuss the methodology of the project, the development of the common decision-supporting tool and to plan the implementation of the upcoming activities. The meeting took place...

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AgriAdapt presented in Budapest

AgriAdapt presented in Budapest

The Ministry of National Development of Hungary invited the Lake Constance Foundation to present AgriAdapt on the 13th of April at a LIFE Info Day in Budapest. Carolina Wackerhagen gave an overview of the methodology and project actions conducted up to date, and...

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Click “Like” and vote for AgriClimateChange!

Click “Like” and vote for AgriClimateChange!

The European Commission has selected the LIFE AgriClimateChange project as one of the 15 LIFE projects nominated to receive the Green Awards. These Awards will reward the most outstanding LIFE projects since 1992. The winners will be selected through public voting on...

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Meeting with the Spanish National and Regional Governments

Meeting with the Spanish National and Regional Governments

The AgriAdapt project was presented by Fundación Global Nature on 29th November 2016 at the expert meeting on farming and climate change organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment with representatives of all the Regional Governments...

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