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CATEGORY: General Project Information

NEW CROP DIVERSIFICATION CLUSTER WILL PROMOTE DIVERSIFICATION OF EUROPEAN AGRICULTURE A ‘crop diversification cluster’ has been set up whereby partner organisations from countries across the climatic zones of Europe, along with expertise from international partners, are joining forces to diversify European agriculture. Roger Vickers, Chief Executive of PGRO, explains the back ...

CATEGORY: Report, Policy

On April 23, 2019, the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition and that of Agriculture and Food launched the low-carbon label , the first carbon certification framework adopted by France. This label enables all local players developing greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction or carbon sequestration projects to certify these reductions in order to mobilize innovative financing ...

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Project partner FACHHOCHSCHULE SÜDWESTFALEN has published a new report. The full report can be found on this web site on the Publications section. In summary it finds that the undervaluation of domestic-grown legumes in official price reporting is an obstacle to market development in Germany and possibly in Europe. Asymmetric market information between actors and uncer ...

CATEGORY: Policy, Report

‘The Conference on the Development of Plant Proteins in the European Union’ was held on 22-23 November 2018 in Vienna, co-hosted by the Austrian Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Ms Elisabeth Köstinger and the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Phil Hogan. The position of the commission on the subject is summarised with papers provided in En ...

CATEGORY: Technology, General Project Information, Report, Policy, Crop

The project went live in June 2017. After the 12 months the 1st Annual News Letter has been prepared, providing an update on the project back ground and progress of the partners over the first year.  http://www.legvalue.eu/publications/legvalue-1st-annual-newsletter/   ...

CATEGORY: General Project Information

Several research groups together with companies and farmers seek to increase the sustainability of European agriculture by sharing strategies and tools The weight of the agricultural sector in Europe and the need to face the problems that stop the sector from being sustainable economically nor environmentally are part of the breeding ground that motivates the financing of proj ...

CATEGORY: Policy

June 20, 2018 On April 17, 2018, the European Parliament adopted, a resolution on a European strategy for the promotion of protein crops (by 542 votes to 33, with 109 abstentions) - encouraging the production of protein and leguminous plants in the European agriculture sector. Parliament proposed to implement a major European strategic plan for the production and supply of pla ...

CATEGORY: Policy

Frédéric Muel, Project Coordinator of LEGVALUE, the European research programme promoting sustainable agricultural systems in the EU, comments that the European Parliament has adopted a resolution on a European strategy for the promotion of protein crops encouraging the production of protein and leguminous plants in the European agriculture sector. Parliament proposed to imple ...

CATEGORY: Report, Policy, Crop

BLUEPRINT FOR UK PULSES The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) has released a “Blueprint for UK Pulses’ to present its proposals for meeting the challenge of future funding for UK agriculture.“More than ever, the UK needs to focus on sustainability, the environment and public good, and in this context, pulses are under-represented,” says Roger Vickers, C ...

CATEGORY: General Project Information

Roger Vickers, Chief Executive of PGRO (Processors and Growers Research Organisation) announced today that the web site for ‘LEGVALUE’ is now live (www.legvalue.eu).  There is also a LEGVALUE twitter account at @LEGumeVALUE.

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