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RESEARCH

Agriculture and Fisheries (FAIR)
including agro-industry, food technologies, forestry, aquaculture and rural development
PROGRAMME OUTLINE

Council Decision: Official Journal L 334 of 22.12.1994

Duration: 23.11.1994 - 31.12.1998

EU contribution: ECU 646.5 million (including up to 10% for SME)

Aims: To promote and harmonize research in the major European primary production food and non-food sectors of agriculture, horticulture, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture and its links with the input and processing industries, together with the rural activities, the end-user and the consumer.
Previous programmes: CAMAR, ECLAIR, FLAIR, FAR, FOREST, BIOMASS, AIR

Areas of researchBudget breakdown (%)

Area 1: Integrated production and processing chains
1.1 The biomass and bioenergy chain
1.2 The "green" chemical and polymer chain
1.3 The forestry-wood chain
15
Area 2: Scaling-up and processing methodologies
2.1 Chemical and physical processes
2.2 Bioprocessing
2.3 Control systems
7
Area 3: Generic science and advanced technologies for nutritious foods
3.1 Consumer nutrition and well-being
3.2 New and optimized food materials and nutritious food products
3.3 Advanced and optimized technologies and processes
3.4 Generic food science
16
Area 4: Agriculture, forestry and rural development
4.1 Reformed CAP: optimization of methods, systems and primary production chains. Agriculture-environment interactions. Policy relevant economic analysis and impact assessment.
4.2 Quality policy
4.3 Diversification
4.4 Animal and plant health, animal welfare
4.5 Multifunctional management of forests
4.6 Rural development
4.7 Complementary activities by JRC in support of DG VI
37
Area 5: Fisheries and aquaculture
5.1 Impact of environmental factors on aquatic resources
5.2 Ecological impact of fisheries and aquaculture
5.3 Biology of species for optimization of aquaculture
5.4 Socio-economic aspects of the fishing industry
5.5 Improved methodology
17
Area 6: Objectives addressed by concertation 8
Horizontal activities
  • Demonstration
  • Ethical, legal and social aspects - ELSA
  • Specific measures in support of SMEs
Preparatory, accompanying and support measures
  • Support for conferences, research training grants, studies
  • Dissemination and optimization of results

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