Safeguard for Agricultural Varieties in Europe

Good Food Good Farming Campaign

In the run-up to the next CAP reform in 2020, there is a real chance to shake up European food and farming. A system is needed which supports small farmers and rural livelihoods, protects our soil, water, ecosystems and biodiversity, does not contribute to climate change or animal suffering and provides healthy food for all. An agroecological transition at the European level is urgently needed. It’s time to get organised – to raise the alarm for good food and good farming on October 27/28! more at

Economics of Conservation, 3. IMAGE Dialogue Forum, Zagreb, 24. August 2018

IMAGE – Innovative Management of Animal Genetic Resources – is an H2020 project funded by the EU, as a consortium of 28 partners, including SMEs, NGOs, universities and scientific institutions. The 3. IMAGE Dialogue Forum will focus on Economics of Conservation. Economics affect all sectors of animal breeding: conservation breeders as well as breeding companies, science and governments. • Input presentations will explain “Economics of Gene Banks” and“ Economic approaches of conservation” with a special view on in-situ conservation. • Discussions in groups will focus on questions like “Who pays for which kind of conservation?” and will be followed by a plenary presentation of the results. • Networking and interdisciplinary talks will take place during a light lunch • In the afternoon an excursion will make some aspects of conservation more visible. During the excursion, aspects of ethics in conservation will be discussed. More at

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