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About AgriLink

AgriLink - Agricultural Knowledge: Linking farmers, advisors and researchers to boost innovation, is a cutting edge, multi-actor project designed to facilitate an active dialogue on innovative farm advisory tools and approaches that cuts across classical boundaries in research, policy and practice.

Our Work

Find out more about the AgriLink main results: the Conceptual Framework, our 6 Living Labs (an innovative tool to research advisory systems), relevant project publications and more.

Partners

A consortium of 16 partners from 13 countries are working together to implement cutting edge research which develops a number of innovative approaches including ‘micro-AKIS’ analysis in 26 Focus Regions.

AgriLink is a project funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

The project AgriLink – Agricultural Knowledge: Linking farmers, advisors and researchers to boost innovation – aims to help stimulate the transition towards more sustainable agriculture by improving, understanding of the role played by agricultural advisors in strengthening knowledge flows, enhancing learning and boosting of innovation on the wide variety of different farm types that exist in Europe.

Work Packages

The AgriLink project is managed through 7 main work packages
WP1 (Multi-level framework)
WP1 is a conceptual work package which brings together these different perspectives into a consistent framework for use in guiding research in the empirical work packages.
WP Leaders:
Lee-Ann Sutherland (HUTT) and
Pierre Labarthe (INRAE)
WP2 (Innovation case studies in Focus Regions)
WP2 aims at obtaining a comprehensive description of both the microAKIS and R-FAS at regional level related with farmer’s innovation uptake in two […]
WP Leaders:
Livia Madureira (UTAD) and
Cristina Micheloni (VIN)
WP3 (Living Labs for innovation support services)
WP3 will develop and test new and improved innovation support services and tools in Living Labs to link research, farmers and public and private advisors […]
WP Leaders:
Herman Schoorlemmer (WR) and
Melanie Van Raaij (ISP)
WP4 (Assessing EU-FAS and the governance of national advisory syst...
WP4 will analyse the governance of farm advisory systems at national and European level in order to understand better what national models of […]
WP Leaders:
Pierre Labarthe (INRA) and
Damiana Maiz (INTIA)
WP5 (Analysis and recommendations – Analytical framework / Lessons ...
The main WP5 objective is to perform an integrated assessment of the data collected and lessons learned in WP2, 3, 4 and 5.  The outcomes […]
WP Leaders:
Boelie Elzen (WR)
Jaroslav Prazan (EKOT)
WP6 (Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation)
AgriLink is a multi-actor project. WP6 aims to underpin the high scientific and practical ambitions of the project with a range of activities […]
WP Leaders:
Mark Redman (HCC)
Talis Tisenkopfs (BSC)
WP7 (Consortium coordination and project management) 
WP7 will ensure the smooth running and optimal set-up of the project activities.  Particular attention will be paid to the quality of interactions […]
WP Leaders:
Pierre Labarthe (INRAE)
Luke Lauprete (IT)

News

Latest news from AgriLink
News: Farm Advisors- Strengthening their Future Role in Agricultural Innovation & Sustainability
26th November 2021
The last big event of the AgriLink project was an on-line conference held on 10-12th November.  With more than 270 participants registered, the […]
News: Our last Consortium Meeting, final results and recommendations
14th October 2021
On 11-13 October 2021 most of the AgriLink partners got together in Paris for their last Consortium Meeting. After a long period of […]
Blog post: Farmers need advisers when making decisions for the next 20 to…
17th September 2021
Many farmers are pondering what to do in the future – new investment, maintenance or downsizing? From Ruralis’s Trend survey in 2020, we know that 27 per cent of farmers have […]
News: An online course for advisers is open for free
17th July 2021
Starting this Summer, all the specialists and farmers advisers can access a brand new tool created by AgriLink project: a new online course, […]
News: The 8th Consortium meeting focused on the results dissemination
19th June 2021
The 8th Consortium meeting held online between 16th and 18th of June 2021 was a real succes. More than 30 participants gather in […]
News: Envisioning a future for better advisory services: A Sociotechnical seminar (STS) in…
16th June 2021
The Agricultural University of Athens organized a scenario workshop (Work Package 5) in collaboration with growers and local actors involved in the cultivation […]
News: Farm Advisors- Strengthening their Future Role in Agricultural Innovation & Sustainability
26th November 2021
The last big event of the AgriLink project was an on-line conference held on 10-12th November.  With more than 270 participants registered, the […]
News: Our last Consortium Meeting, final results and recommendations
14th October 2021
On 11-13 October 2021 most of the AgriLink partners got together in Paris for their last Consortium Meeting. After a long period of […]
Blog post: Farmers need advisers when making decisions for the next 20 to…
17th September 2021
Many farmers are pondering what to do in the future – new investment, maintenance or downsizing? From Ruralis’s Trend survey in 2020, we know that 27 per cent of farmers have […]
News: An online course for advisers is open for free
17th July 2021
Starting this Summer, all the specialists and farmers advisers can access a brand new tool created by AgriLink project: a new online course, […]
News: The 8th Consortium meeting focused on the results dissemination
19th June 2021
The 8th Consortium meeting held online between 16th and 18th of June 2021 was a real succes. More than 30 participants gather in […]
News: Envisioning a future for better advisory services: A Sociotechnical seminar (STS) in…
16th June 2021
The Agricultural University of Athens organized a scenario workshop (Work Package 5) in collaboration with growers and local actors involved in the cultivation […]

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