In western France, next to the city of Rennes, we have been working in a water protection scheme to promote resource-friendly agriculture. Our solution: build up new supply chains with regional actors, that allow higher value added whilst generating higher revenues. Well, that’s more or less what we do in all of our resource protection projects.
In Switzerland, in the wealthy but heterogenous region of the Geneva Lake, local products hardly ever found their way into public catering. The political ambition of the cantons government was, though, to have a maximum of local products on pupils’ and students’ plates in public catering. The Ecozept team was called in to put up a strategy on how to match local supply and public demand.
Clearly yes ! In the past, some doubted whether the EU food quality labels (protected designation of origin, protected geographical indication, organic) are really more sustainable than standard food products. The H2020 project “strenght2food” gives a clear answer : yes, these quality labels indicate sustainable food indeed!
From March 5 to 8, 2019 the Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau (German Conference on Organic Agriculture) took place in Kassel and was a huge success. For three days, over 500 participants discussed the current challenges of organic agriculture and how these can be solved in an innovative way.
This year's Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau (German Conference on Organic Agriculture) will take place from March 5 to 8, 2019 in Kassel on the Campus Center. The leading topic of the conference is "Innovative thinking for a sustainable agriculture and food industry".