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ACTION PLAN FOR INNOVATION AND LEARNING In cooperation with

ACTION PLAN FOR INNOVATION AND LEARNING

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BRUSSELS, JUNE 2014

Published by TP Organics Rue du Commerce 124 1000 Brussels Belgium Phone: +32 2 280 6844 Email: [email protected] Website: www.tporganics.eu In cooperation with IFOAM EU Group Rue du Commerce 124 1000 Brussels Belgium Phone: +32 2 280 1223 Email: [email protected] Website: www.ifoam-eu.org

INTRODUCTION

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1. LEARNING AND INNOVATION IN ORGANIC AND AGROECOLOGICAL FARMING

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2. EXAMPLES OF LEARNING AND INNOVATION IN ORGANIC AND AGROECOLOGICAL FARMING

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2.1. The Participatory Guarantee System of Nature & Progrès (France)

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Bio-districts: the organic approach to rural development (Italy)

2.3.  Flourishing Farm: participatory innovations in agriculture and nature conservation (the Netherlands)

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ARC2020 c/o Zukunftstiftung Landwirtschaft Marienstraße 19–20 10117 Berlin Germany Phone: +49 30 284 82 326 Email: [email protected] Website: www.arc2020.eu

2.4.  Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity - Bucegi Mountains Brânză de Burduf (Romania)

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2.5.

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Agroecological values as basis for development (FECD, Ecuador) 23

Editors: Bram Moeskops, Francis Blake, Marie-Chiara Tort, Eva Torremocha

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Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme (United Kingdom)

Editorial Advisory Committee: Eva Torremocha, Anna Häring, Susanne Padel, Stéphane Bellon,  Geir Lieblein, Gianluca Brunori, Charles Francis Concept Development: Bram Moeskops, Eduardo Cuoco, Christoph Furtschegger, Susanne Padel, Anna Häring, Otto Schmid, Cristina Micheloni Production support: Ivan Marko Stazić Layout: Fuel. www.fueldesign.be This brochure was printed on Satimat FSC Print run: 1,000

Illustrations: Cover: INRA SAD Rennes - Le Rheu; Chapter 1: ©BLE, Bonn/Foto: Thomas Stephan; 2: © Green Plant Protection Project; 2.1: © N&P; 2.2: © Salvatore Basile; 2.3: © M. M. Bos; 2.4: © Alberto Peroli; 2.5: © Bioland; 2.6: © Gut Sambach GmbH; 2.7: © FECD; 2.8: © Soil Association; 2.9: © CCBT; 2.10: INRA SAD Rennes-Le Rheu; 2.11: © Salvatore Basile; 2.12: ‘Research Service (ARS) and Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)’ by U.S. Department of Agriculture published under the Creative Commons 2.0 license: at flickr.com: https:// www.flickr.com/photos/usdagov/9076408015; 2.13: © Tor Arvid Breland; 3: © European Commission

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Sustainability Training for Organic Advisors (STOAS)

2.6.  Multifunctional Agriculture in Europe - Social and Ecological Impacts on Organic Farms (MAIE)

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2.9. Flemish Research & Knowledge Network for Organic Food and Farming (Belgium)

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2.10. Strategies for Organic and Low-input Integrated Breeding and Management (SOLIBAM)

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2.11. Crops & Animals Together (CANTOGETHER)

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2.12.  Knowledge and Innovation Network for Organic Food and Farming at Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (Germany) 27 2.13. Phenomenon-based, experiential and just-in-time learning at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences

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3.  THE EU FRAMEWORK FOR RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND LEARNING IN THE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECTOR

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4. CONCLUSIONS

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REFERENCES

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INTRODUCTION

The world doesn’t stand still: nature is evolving, the climate is changing, populations are rising, markets are developing, consumer expectations are increasing. Thus agriculture is under pressure in all