Useful links to Research Projects and Industry forums
Promotes sustainable farming practice including traditional agricultural techniques, new technology and concepts, and cutting edge innovation.
Diversify Project EU H2020 project
Aims to optimise the performance of crop species mixtures or ‘plant teams’ to improve the productivity and sustainability of European agriculture
LEGATO Project EU FP7 project
Identifying priority issues currently limiting grain legume cultivation and devising solutions in term of novel varietal development, culture practices, and food uses.
REMIX Intercropping project EU H2020 project
Designing cropping systems based on agro-ecology for the benefit of farmers and the whole EU agricultural community.
Targets the use and valorisation of by-products of processed grain legumes by the extraction of the proteinaceous fraction.
TRUE Project EU H2020 project
Aims to identify the best routes, or “transition paths” to increase sustainable legume cultivation and consumption across Europe.
Studying the social, demographic and psychological drivers of food choices surrounding protein intake.
Fulfilling a long-term strategy of linking together the research on all legumes worldwide.
Legitimes Project EU FP7 project
French project evaluating regional use of legumes in cropping systems in response to global changes.
DIVERFARMING Project EU H2020 project
Crop diversification and low-input farming across Europe:practitioners engagement, ecosystems services, increased revenues and chain organisation
EUROLEGUME project EU FP7 project
Enhancing legume growing in Europe through sustainable cropping for protein supply for food and feed
PROVIDE project EU H2020 project
PROVIding smart DElivery of public goods by EU agriculture and forestry. Evidencing, tools and improved incentive and policy options
Legumes Translated EU H2020 project
EU Framework Programme Thematic Network. A knowledge platform for the development of legume crop (or protein crop) production and use.
DemoNet An Industry forum
An established knowledge transfer network for cultivation and utilisation of field peas and field beans in Germany.
Crop Diversification Cluster Collaborating projects
Six EU Horizon 2020 projects collaborating to signpost opportunities for sustainable crop diversification.
Pulse Pod An Industry forum
Blog site of the Global Pulse confederation with lots of market information concerning grain legumes.