AgriDemo-F2F

Building an interactive AgriDemo-hub community: enhancing farmer to farmer learning

  • PROGRAMME : Horizon 2020
  • PRIORITY : RUR-11-2016 On-farm demonstrations: deepening farmer-to-farmer learning mechanisms
  • PARTENARSHIP CHAMBRES oF AGRICULTURE : AC3A, third party Regional Chamber of Agriculture oF BRITTANY
  • LEAD PARTNER: Institute for Agricultural, Fisheries and Food Research (ILVO) – Belgium
  • DATES : 01/01/2017 - 30/06/2019
  • OVERALL BUDGET : 1,98 M€

Context

The overall aim of AgriDemo-F2F was to enhance peer-to-peer learning within the commercial farming community. The project used the experience of different actors and involved practitioner partners throughout the project to deepen understanding of effective on farm demonstration activities (multi-actor approach) and to develop AKIS governance and policies recommendations. This project brought actions from the Chambers of Agriculture to the fore in Europe. It also created a network on a European scale.

Actions

AC3A and the Regional Chamber of Brittany carried out a inventory of demonstration farms. They identified and selected case studies for the analysis and identification of best practices for demonstration activities. They also contributed to other project outcomes, in particular – the FarmDemo Hub, a web community of European farmers.

Delivrables

FarmDemo Hub ; 1 Design guide for on-farm demonstrations 1 webinar vidéo “FarmDemo Hub Tutoriel” ; 4 political info notes; 1 Best practice guide for on-farm demonstration activities EN FR ; 1 recommendation for AKIS governance and policies on support for farmer-to-farmer learning approaches.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 728061. The project ended in June 2019.

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