The Agri-Innovation summit 2019 took place on 25-26 June 2019 in Lisieux, Normandy - France.
It was organised by the French Ministry for Agriculture and Food, the French regions network, the Region of Normandy, the EIP-AGRI European network and the European Commission.
The event was dedicated to the contribution of EIP-AGRI for the transition to agroecology. It brought together 450 people: representatives from EIP-AGRI projects throughout Europe as well as local actors and experts.
Part of the first day was streamed live, you can watch it below:
/eip/agriculture/en/file/sommet-europ%C3%A9en-de-l%E2%80%99innovation-agricole-2019Sommet européen de l’innovation agricole 2019
Watch the EIP-AGRI Service Point's video and see some of the 'behind the scenes' from the facilitation team at the event
/eip/agriculture/en/file/eip-agri-facilitation-team-ais2019-lisieuxEIP-AGRI facilitation team at AIS2019 in Lisieux
Short video clips of interviews with participants can be found here.
Participants discussed the following main thematic issues:
How to reduce the use of inputs as a way to increase the autonomy of farms?
What kind of production systems can enable the sustainable management of natural resources?
How can agroecology be better integrated within the value chain, with the consumers, the citizens and the local areas?
How can knowledge sharing, co-creation and dissemination of innovation be fostered at all levels?