Short description of the instituteVertigo Lab is a think-and-do-tank specialized in environmental economics. Based in Bordeaux, Vertigo Lab’s team brings together a wide range of skills and experiene (natural resources economics, biodiversity management, agriculture engineering, project development).
Institution aimsWe develop and mobilize impact assessment and measurement tools to place the environment at the centre of strategies and make the ecological transition a reality.
Institution target groupVertigo Lab works for both public and private actors, from local to internation level.
Short description of the instituteThe Institute for Rural Development Research (IfLS) is an independent non-profit research institute at the Goethe University in Frankfurt/ Main. It was established in 1956. Since then, it has been addressing the development of agriculture and rural regions in Germany and Europe. A team of around 12 researchers and consultants supported by project assistants and administrative staff are currently managing and implementing around 20 projects.
Institution aimsKey fields of work are agricultural policy, rural and regional development, environmental and socio-economic aspects of agriculture, nature conservation and cultural landscapes. Cross-cutting aspects in these fields of work are sustainable development and resilience, governance and cooperation, as well as knowledge and innovation.
Institution target groupClients are the European Commission, the European Parliament, German federal state and state ministries and their subordinate agencies as well as municipalities and civil society organisations. In the last 60 years the IfLS has cooperated with EU and national bodies within programs, networks and initiatives in over 500 projects.
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Short description of the instituteThe ARID Association was established in August 2009 in Krakow. The ARID Association cooperates with 10 permanent employees and a dozen or so experts.
Since its inception, the Association’s goal has been to support the development of regions, including, above all, the shaping of attitudes open to knowledge and innovation and the dissemination of modern information technologies. The Association is also aimed at facilitating the flow of information about the latest achievements of science and technology applicable to lifelong learning of adults.
Institution aimsThe aim of the Association is promoting development of regions, including in particular:
1.Shaping attitudes open to knowledge and innovation.
2.The dissemination of modern information technology.
3.Facilitating the flow of information about the latest developments in science and technology applicable to adults in continuing education.
4.Sustaining awareness of their cultural heritage and learn from it for contemporary solutions.
5.Supporting local initiatives in line with the objectives of the Association.
6.Creating favorable conditions for overcoming the geographical boundaries, administrative and generational.
7.Facilitate the establishment of partnership relations.
8.Popularize environmental and ecological methods of farming.
Institution target group -Inhabitants of rural areas
-Vocational School Teachers
-Agricultural Advisors
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Short description of the instituteBETI was founded in 2003 by an active team of professionals who have been working in the field of ICT and education technologies for more than 15 years. While implementing different activities in higher education and vocational training sectors the rich experience, knowledge and skills were accumulated in the field of ICT enhanced training, distance education methodology, learning technologies, multimedia production, development of web applications, etc.
Institution aims• To apply scientific, methodological and practical activities to encourage ICT based training and learning in order to balance smooth education, social and economic development.
• To seek for development of democratic, wide-accessed and self-dependent training conditions for all citizens while implementing lifelong learning paradigm, developing distance learning initiatives, and creating information systems for training, guidance and counseling.
• To support IT based project and process management, in cooperation with organizations and individuals seeking to ensure effectiveness and quality of implemented activities and provided services.
Institution target groupMainly, BETI works with educators, teachers, researchers and learners from different fields.
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Short description of the instituteVetAgro Sup is a public French graduate institute. It holds two Campuses in the French region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, the Veterinary campus near Lyon and the Agronomic campus near Clermont-Ferrand.
The Institute’s main priorities are to train veterinary physicians and engineers, to produce knowledge and to provide support to economic actors in the fields of food sciences, animal health, agricultural and environmental sciences. Vetagro Sup offers training courses and develops research activities around the “global health” theme. This notion encompasses human, animal and environmental health issues.
Institution aimsVetAgro Sup offers broadbased and multidisciplinary training in veterinary medicine and agronomy.
VetAgro Sup, in joint research units with national universities and research institutes as INRA, CNRS, INSERM, IRSTEA. Scientific teams of VetAgro Sup participate to national, European and international research projects.
The main areas of its scientific activities linked to the project are Agronomic sciences, Public health and environment, Food safety and Territory management.
Institution target groupWith about 1200 students and 120 teacher-researchers, VetAgro Sup offers a range of high quality trainings in the fields of life science, with a good exposure at the national, European and international level.
High-level research activities are developed in Services are also offered to companies and institutional partners, which can find in this environment new opportunities for the development of their competitiveness, scientific potential and international exposure.
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Short description of the instituteThe University of Bari in Italy was founded in 1925. It is a state-supported university which is divided into 23 departments that focus on the arts, sciences, agriculture, mathematics, social sciences, literature, medicine, law, and education.
The university offers various courses for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students.
The Dipartimento di Scienze agro-ambientali e territoriali is the result of the merger of the Dipartimento di Scienze delle produzioni vegetali (DSPV) and the Dipartimento di Progettazione e gestione dei sistemi agro-zootecnici e forestali (PROGESA). The main areas of research concern: Agronomy and Herbaceous Cultivations, Arboriculture and Arboreal Cultivations, Forest Management and Silviculture, Rural Economy and Estimate, Hydraulic Engineering, Agricultural Mechanics, Animal Nutrition and Feeding, Horticulture and Floriculture, Wood Technology and Forest Usage, Zoocultures.
Institution aimsProvide knowledge and skills in the field of agriculture and production, as well as the ability to guarantee, even with the use of innovative methods, safety, quality and healthiness of foodstuffs, and also reducing waste and environmental impact, combining economy and ethics in production. The setting of the courses also mainly focuses on the cultural areas related to the aspects of management and planning of the territory, agroforestry enterprises and planning and development of Mediterranean rural systems.
Institution target groupStudents, Professional associations, local agri-food companies, Public Autorities; Research autorities (CHIEAM, CNR, CREA)
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