From 2 to 4 October 2008, a joint German-US conference convened 80 scientists from both sides of the Atlantic to address future land use strategies and identifying common research goals. A complementing post-conference program included field visits to the Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) and the German Meteorological Service (DWD).
The joint conference focused on the conflict between future land...Read more
This workshop from 28-29 August 2008 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) aimed towards a common understanding between representatives of Latin America, Asia, Europe and the US on future biofuel development. Timo Kaphengst outlined in his presentation the renewable energy policy of the European Union, more specifically the main controversies within decision-making bodies of the EU on biofuel targets and sustainability standards.Read more
The meeting, which took place at COPA-COGECA in Brussels, was attended by representatives from different agricultural unions of the EU. Thomas Dworak focused his lecture on the main links between the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and the Common Agricultural Policy.Read more
At an international expert seminar Thomas Dworak gave a presentation on the role and significance of voluntary agri-environmental advisory services in minimising water pollution from the agricultural sector in the Baltic Sea Region. His presentation and a short note are available for download.
On 6 and 7 December 2007 the County Administrative Board of Stockholm and the Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Centre in co-operation with several Latvian and Swedish Ministries organised an international expert and policy seminar on agri-environmental extension services around the BalticRead more
This project focuses on analysing the potentials of voluntary agri-environmental extension services to reduce diffuse agricultural pollution in the Baltic Sea area.
At an international expert seminar Thomas Dworak gave a presentation on the role and significance of voluntary agri-environmental advisory services in minimising water pollution from the agricultural sector in the Baltic Sea Region. The seminar aimed to increase the focus upon agri-environmental extension services as a cost-effective and necessary instrument to minimise environmental – notablyRead more