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Post-doc position on analysis of land system sustainable intensification dynamics, INRA Avignon (France)

The INRA (National Institut for agricultural research in France) is looking for a 14 months post-doc on the frame of the European research project VITAL « Viable InTensification of Agricultural production through sustainable Landscape transition » (http://vital.environmentalgeography.nl/). The post-doc will start from 1st of May or 1st of June 2017 for 14 months with a

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1st Agroecology Europe Conference, Lyon (France), 25-27 October 2017

Moving forward Agroecology. Synergies between movements, science and practice Agroecology Europe (www.agroecology-europe.org) is an association which aims to promote agroecology in the farming and food sector and in wider society. Together with other NGOs, Agroecology Europe is organising the First Agroecology Europe Conference, to take place from 25-27 October at ISARA, in Lyon (France). Context The

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Training week on Agroecology in Belgium, 8-12 May 2017

A training week on Agroecology will take place in Belgium from Monday 8 to Friday 12 May 2017 with the exceptional contribution of Miguel Altieri and Clara Nichols. The training will be provided in English. It will start from the basics of agroecology but it will then develop specialised aspects related to soil, plant and animal

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International PhD in Agrobiodiversity: 2017 call now open!

The 2017 call (14th edition) of the International PhD in Agrobiodiversity run by the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa (Italy) is now open! Submit your application by 31 May 2017. Visit the PhD pages in this website.

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Mainstreaming ecosystem services and biodiversity into agricultural production and management in the Pacific Islands – Launch at COP13 – #AGPMC

FAO in collaboration with the Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD), the Secretariat for the Pacific Environment Programme (SPREP) and the Pacific Community (SPC) has just launched a Technical Guidance Document on “Mainstreaming ecosystem services and biodiversity into agricultural production and management in the Pacific Islands“. The document is available at: http://www.fao.org/3/a-i6505e.pdf. The publication has the

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LLOOF Project’s guide now available

Living and Learning on Organic Farms It recently came to its conclusion the two-year project LLOOF www.lloof.eu Thanks to the joint efforts, energies and team work that involved  10 European WWOOF National Organisations, through over 20 online meeting and three face-to-face meetings a complete online and downloadable PDF guide is now available for an inspiring

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Training Trainers in Agroecology: the Euro-EducATES Erasmus+ project

The Euro-EducATES project is a partnership project between the federal agricultural institution CEZ-Bergerie nationale, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences of Vienna (BOKU), the European landscape Observatory of Arco Latino, the center for leader Programme and Agricultural Training Methodology (PLZMMC) and the University of Maribor. The project aims: -to improve existing agricultural training

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Agroecology Europe is online

Agroecology Europe, a European association to promote Agroecology founded in January 2016, has launched its website: www.agroecology-europe.org Agroecology Europe intends to place Agroecology high on the European agenda of sustainable development of farming and food systems. It wants to foster interactions between actors in sciences, practices and social movements, by facilitating knowledge sharing and action.

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Can Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) help you in the application of agroecological practices?

CAPSELLA’s Stakeholder Survey to collect needs and requirements. Please fill in CAPSELLA’s survey about the requirements and needs of the stakeholders and help us to identify and understand  the type of information that different stakeholders have and would like to have access to, as well as the challenges of different stakeholders, which could be supported

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AGROFORESTRY RESEARCH COMMUNICATOR (Grade 6)

The Organic Research Centre is looking to appoint an Agroforestry Research Communicator to work within the Agroforestry Programme on the European projects AGFORWARD (www.agforward.eu), SustainFARM and AFINET. The successful candidate will collate and prepare information for publication, such as factsheets, technical guides, bulletin articles, videos, webpages, website news items and press releases for a range

People4Soil: launch of civic campaign for soil protection

On 22 September, the EU-wide campaign People4Soil will start a petition to gather one million signatures asking EU institutions to adopt a specific legal framework on soil protection. People4Soil brings together over 300 organisations from across Europe. It aims to recognise soil as a common good and to encourage EU institutions to adopt a legal