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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
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: AgriLink 4th Consortium Meeting – AgriLink’s potential impact is now becoming apparent
9th July 2019
More than 50 participants joined the 4th AgriLink consortium meeting held in the beautiful Spanish city of Pamplona on 11-14 June 2019.  The […]
Blog post: AgriLink Romanian Living Lab – Delivering Financial Advice for Vărăști Cooperative…
3rd December 2018
On November 28 – 29th 2018 Highclere Consulting, together with our financial consultant Mr Ion Dumitru, organized two Living Lab sessions with 32 […]
News: AgriLink Conceptual Framework available for dissemination
18th October 2018
23 separate documents presents the multi-level conceptual framework Starting with 15th October 2018, all the documents related to Conceptual Framework are available on AgriLink2020. To ensure […]
News: AgriLink 3rd Consortium Meeting – Connecting work packages and getting ready to…
13th July 2018
The AgriLink partners came together for their 3rd Consortium Meeting on 18-20 June 2018. The meeting was organised in Aberdeen, Scotland, and was […]
Blog post: Vărăști will have its first AgriLink Living Lab
13th May 2018
In April 2018 I met with two farmers’ groups that were potential candidates for the Living Lab. Following these meetings, we had very long discussions […]
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: AgriLink 4th Consortium Meeting – AgriLink’s potential impact is now becoming apparent
9th July 2019
More than 50 participants joined the 4th AgriLink consortium meeting held in the beautiful Spanish city of Pamplona on 11-14 June 2019.  The […]
Blog post: AgriLink Romanian Living Lab – Delivering Financial Advice for Vărăști Cooperative…
3rd December 2018
On November 28 – 29th 2018 Highclere Consulting, together with our financial consultant Mr Ion Dumitru, organized two Living Lab sessions with 32 […]
News: AgriLink Conceptual Framework available for dissemination
18th October 2018
23 separate documents presents the multi-level conceptual framework Starting with 15th October 2018, all the documents related to Conceptual Framework are available on AgriLink2020. To ensure […]
News: AgriLink 3rd Consortium Meeting – Connecting work packages and getting ready to…
13th July 2018
The AgriLink partners came together for their 3rd Consortium Meeting on 18-20 June 2018. The meeting was organised in Aberdeen, Scotland, and was […]
Blog post: Vărăști will have its first AgriLink Living Lab
13th May 2018
In April 2018 I met with two farmers’ groups that were potential candidates for the Living Lab. Following these meetings, we had very long discussions […]

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