EIP-AGRI strengthening agricultural resilience in the context of COVID-19
innovation support service
subgroup on innovation
In the context of the pandemic caused by COVID-19, and potentially other future crises, innovation can contribute to strengthening the resilience and adaptive capacity of agriculture and forestry.
In particular, the COVID-19 crisis has shown the importance and resilience of short food supply chains, adapted to local conditions that provide consumers with nutritious, seasonal foods for which farmers are paid a fair price while ensuring that food systems continue to function when borders were closed.
The EIP-AGRI has been working on several activities that support this sector in terms of strength, resilience and adaptability: