Food waste mitigation, brown bear conservation, and forest fire management were among the winning projects from this year's LIFE Awards.
Rural Bioeconomy Portal
This portal forms part of the work of the ENRD Thematic Group on ‘Bioeconomy and Climate Action in Rural Areas’ and focuses on the challenges and opportunities for bioeconomy in rural areas.
The Global Biodiversity Outlook 5, published by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, offers an authoritative overview of the state of nature. The report calls for a shift away from 'business as usual' across a range of human activities, including agriculture and forestry.
The EU funded project GROW Observatory has been empowering farmers and food-growing communities to improve the quality of soils
The EU funded project GROW Observatory has been empowering farmers and food-growing communities to improve the quality of soils using sensors, an app and satellite data. Lessons learned will help these communities cope with a changing climate.
The ENRD Contact Point is setting up two new Thematic Groups, one on the Long Term Vision for Rural Areas and one on the European Green Deal in Rural Areas. The calls for expressing your interest to participate in either of these groups have now closed and more information will follow soon. Keep an eye on our website and on our social media channels to find out the latest news!
The European Commission launches a new 'Mission' to support research and action on soil health and food. Answer this survey to provide inputs.
Innovative and resource-eﬃcient bioeconomy can oﬀer economic opportunities to producers and enterprises in rural areas while preserving biodiversity and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.