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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: micro to meso AKIS ...
Aims to understand why, how and from whom European farmers and farm managers gather and exchange information (their microAKIS) to underpin their decision-making […]
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
AgriLink Romanian Living Lab – Delivering Financial Advice for Vărăști Cooperative Members
3rd December 2018
By Irina Toma, Highclere Consulting www.highclere-consulting.com On November 28 – 29th 2018 Highclere Consulting, together with our financial consultant Mr Ion Dumitru, organized […]
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 www.agrilink2020.eu. To ensure […]
3rd Consortium meeting: Connecting work packages and getting ready to promote the first…
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 […]
Vărăști will have its first Living Lab
13th May 2018
by Cosmina Dinu, Highclere Consultingwww.highclere-consulting.com  In April I met with two farmers’ groups that were potential candidates for the Living Lab. Following these meetings, we had […]
Reconsidering our scope :Farmers’ groups evaluation
18th April 2018
by Cosmina Dinu,Highclere Consultingwww.highclere-consulting.com  Coming back from the training in Leuven I took some time to think about what we learned, and reconsider our aims […]
What is the basic idea?
17th April 2018
By Emīls Ķīlis, Baltic Study Centerwww.bscresearch.lv  We have to create a living lab as part of the AgriLink project. This being an instance of open innovation, […]
AgriLink Romanian Living Lab – Delivering Financial Advice for Vărăști Cooperative Members
3rd December 2018
By Irina Toma, Highclere Consulting www.highclere-consulting.com On November 28 – 29th 2018 Highclere Consulting, together with our financial consultant Mr Ion Dumitru, organized […]
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 www.agrilink2020.eu. To ensure […]
3rd Consortium meeting: Connecting work packages and getting ready to promote the first…
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 […]
Vărăști will have its first Living Lab
13th May 2018
by Cosmina Dinu, Highclere Consultingwww.highclere-consulting.com  In April I met with two farmers’ groups that were potential candidates for the Living Lab. Following these meetings, we had […]
Reconsidering our scope :Farmers’ groups evaluation
18th April 2018
by Cosmina Dinu,Highclere Consultingwww.highclere-consulting.com  Coming back from the training in Leuven I took some time to think about what we learned, and reconsider our aims […]
What is the basic idea?
17th April 2018
By Emīls Ķīlis, Baltic Study Centerwww.bscresearch.lv  We have to create a living lab as part of the AgriLink project. This being an instance of open innovation, […]

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