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11th SCAR AKIS SWG meeting

The 11th SCAR AKIS SWG meeting took place on 6 and 7 April and focused on the following topics:

  • Member states’ CAP AKIS plans: Participants shared and discussed national strategies and interventions regarding the AKIS.
  • Strengthening the multi-actor approach: the LIAISON project team organised a small workshop, which allowed the participants to voice their recommendations for an effective use of the multi-actor approach. The results will be developed into a policy brief by the AKIS group.
  • Practice-oriented national knowledge reservoirs: member states presented examples and discussed them (continuation from the previous AKIS meeting)
  • Training and education in agriculture: how to integrate advisors in the education system? Member...

European Partnership on agroecology

European agriculture is facing big challenges. to make the agricultural sector more sustainable, resilient, and responsive to societal and policy demands. Under Horizon Europe, a research partnership is planned to address just that through agroecology.

The SCAR Working Group on Agroecology (SCAR AE SWG) was created in January 2021 and brings...

European Partnerships under Horizon Europe

European Partnerships under Horizon Europe are initiatives the bringing together EU and a wide range of public and/or private partners. Partners jointly support developing and implementing a common agenda for research and innovation activities. The partnership will coordinate, align, and leverage European and national R&I efforts.


SCAR Foresight Task Force Group & experts, Brussels, 2019

SCAR Foresight Task Force Group & experts, Brussels, 2019

On May 25th 2022, the SCAR Foresight Group and the European Commission organised the workshop: “Food security in times of crises”. The aim was to better understand possible consequences of crises for the food supply and demand in Europe. The experts of the 5th SCAR Foresight Expert...

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At the SCAR Steering Group Meeting on 11 March 2022, the French Presidency gave an overview of their priorities at the. The French Presidency called attention to the current difficult times due to the war in Ukraine and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Presidency highlighted that European food sovereignty, including protein autonomy, is...


The SCAR Plenary focusses on Cluster 6 Horizon Europe Partnerships and their Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda preparation process. It will also tackle current relevant topics in agriculture, food systems, bioeconomy and forestry, including the response of SCAR to challenges triggered by the war in Ukraine and other SCAR Groups...

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“Humans in transitions: towards agroecological approaches and sustainable food systems”

 The SCAR conference will be celebrated under the title “Humans in transitions: towards agroecological approaches and sustainable food systems”. The French EU Presidency hosts the conference on 14 June 2022 in Paris. The conference focusses on the...