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Freshwater aquaculture research Europe


As a result of the discussions about EU aquaculture research priorities during the meetings of the Strategic Working Group on Fisheries and Aquaculture of the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR-Fish), it was realized that freshwater issues were strongly underrepresented in the fisheries and aquaculture research priority list. To determine the freshwater aquaculture priorities in the EU and strengthen this topic, an ad-hoc working group was established in the frame of SCAR-Fish at the 10th SCAR-Fish Meeting on 8 September 2015.

Altogether 15 Member States and 4 non-EU representatives of the main three sectors – governance, industry, research – took...

Report - Preparing for future AKIS in Europe

"PREPARING FOR FUTURE AKIS IN EUROPE" - 4th Report of the Strategic Working Group on Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKIS), is now available in the AKIS documents area, see here:




The Commissioner Phil Hogan welcomed the fourth Agricultural Knowledge...

SAVE THE DATE - Bioeconomy 2019

OCTOBER 29/30th 2019

Bioeconomy, opportunities under constraints

4 topics:

• Towards a circular urban bioeconomy: the challenge of closing the loops

• Sustainable production of bio resources: an environmental challenge

• Bioengineering serving the innovative bioeconomy

• Citizen involvement in bioeconomy strategies: understanding their...



The presentations of the WORKSHOP ON BIOECONOMY - IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR THE BIOECONOMY - How to set up a National Bioeconomy Strategy, taken place in 20 May 2019 - PORTUGAL, Carcavelos - Hotel Praia Mar, are now available...

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The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (SCAR Secretariat) and the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, with the support of the H2020 CASA project, are pleased to announce the SCAR Conference 2019 - «CONTRIBUTING TO SHAPE THE FUTURE»

The Conference will be held on 12 June 2019, 09:30 – 17:00...

Group Baltic Workshop Riga


The Latvian Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with the Latvian Ministry of Agriculture, Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture, and Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs, supported by SCAR CASA Coordination and Support Action, organised jointly a Baltic SCAR Workshop. The overall aim of the meeting: to promote the outcomes of SCAR, increase...