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About AgriLink

AgriLink 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 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)
We need to understand how farmers make decisions, the role of advisory organisations in those decision-making processes, and how advisory organisations are organised […]
WP Leaders:
Lee-Ann Sutherland (HUTT) and
Pierre Labarthe (INRA)
WP2 (Innovation case studies in Focus Regions)
This WP aims to understand why, how and from whom European farmers and farm managers gather and exchange information (their microAKIS) to underpin […]
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
Alberto Lafarga (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 Tisenkofs (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 (INRA)
Luke Lauprete (IT)

News

Latest news from AgriLink
News: Mobilizing farmers for crop rotation in Norwegian Living Lab
17th December 2019
Advisors motivate farmers to increase and improve the crop rotation at their farms. In relation to the Norwegian Living Lab advisors inform about […]
Blog post: A few thoughts on linguistic adventures
4th December 2019
The Latvian living lab approach brings with it a certain vocabulary that we are encouraged to use in our work. Some of it […]
News: AgriLink2020 participates in EIP-AGRI ‘Small is Smart’ Workshop
4th November 2019
The AgriLink2020 project had a strong presence in the EIP-AGRI workshop ‘Small is smart – Innovative solutions for small agricultural and forestry holdings’ […]
News: Video presentation of the Spanish Living Lab
30th October 2019
AgriLink2020 project partner, INTIA, prepared a short video presentation of their work, the Spanish Living Lab, focused on advisory service in Integrated Pest […]
Blog post: Letting creativity unfold… in different directions
16th October 2019
We organised an interactive workshop way back in June. While I had made a few notes both during and after the meeting, there […]
Blog post: EU agricultural advisory policy in the Dutch context
24th July 2019
During our recent AgriLink annual meeting, we learned that European policy such as the EU Farm Advisory Service (EU-FAS) is applied in widely […]
News: Mobilizing farmers for crop rotation in Norwegian Living Lab
17th December 2019
Advisors motivate farmers to increase and improve the crop rotation at their farms. In relation to the Norwegian Living Lab advisors inform about […]
Blog post: A few thoughts on linguistic adventures
4th December 2019
The Latvian living lab approach brings with it a certain vocabulary that we are encouraged to use in our work. Some of it […]
News: AgriLink2020 participates in EIP-AGRI ‘Small is Smart’ Workshop
4th November 2019
The AgriLink2020 project had a strong presence in the EIP-AGRI workshop ‘Small is smart – Innovative solutions for small agricultural and forestry holdings’ […]
News: Video presentation of the Spanish Living Lab
30th October 2019
AgriLink2020 project partner, INTIA, prepared a short video presentation of their work, the Spanish Living Lab, focused on advisory service in Integrated Pest […]
Blog post: Letting creativity unfold… in different directions
16th October 2019
We organised an interactive workshop way back in June. While I had made a few notes both during and after the meeting, there […]
Blog post: EU agricultural advisory policy in the Dutch context
24th July 2019
During our recent AgriLink annual meeting, we learned that European policy such as the EU Farm Advisory Service (EU-FAS) is applied in widely […]

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