Past events

  1. 13 Jul 2015
    14 Jul 2015

    The Monitoring Agricultural Resources (MARS) Unit of the Institute for Environment and Sustainability is organising a workshop on agroecology and ecological intensification for a sustainable food future, which will be held at the EXPO site in Milan and at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra.

    The workshop aims to discuss the role of agroecology and ecological intensification in EU agriculture.

  2. 20 May 2015

    The 2015 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Global Event, co-organised by DG DEVCO and the JRC at the JRC Ispra site in the context of EXPO Milan 2015, aims to raise awareness on IPC, present key scientific outputs, get feedback from policy makers on innovations for chronic food insecurity and nutrition classification, and showcase the link between IPC and decision-making.

  3. 8 May 2015

    This high level conference will be the official launch of a series of discussions that the EU Scientific Steering Committee for Expo will follow during the course of the six months of the Expo. It will set in motion a process which will lead to a set of recommendations for decision makers on future priorities for research, development and innovation in the food and agricultural sector. This process will also indicate how the recommendations can best be implemented both within the EU institutions and beyond after the EXPO.

  4. 23 Mar 2015
    25 Mar 2015

    The workshop aims to identify and discuss the key technological issues and examples of solutions that are relevant for operating an LPIS and EFA (Ecological Focus Area) layer in the dynamic Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) environment.

  5. 19 Nov 2014
    21 Nov 2014

    The purpose of the present workshop is to bring together the crop monitoring community of practice from the 2 sides of the Mediterranean, to share the most recent results and achievements as well as to identify the future prospects in particular related to space policies.

  6. 19 Nov 2014
    20 Nov 2014

    The main purpose of this conference is to offer an opportunity for Member States Administrations, EU officials, Image Providers and contractors to meet and discuss particular problems or innovations concerning the management of the Common Agriculture Policy.

  7. 1 Oct 2014
    3 Oct 2014

    The African Union Commission and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission are organising a scientific Conference at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa from 1 to 3 October which aims to widen the availability and use of evidence-based information for agricultural growth and improved food and nutrition security. With over 150 international participants, the event will bring together scientists and policy makers from  a wide range of institutions and research organisations from Africa, Europe and the United States, as well as major UN agencies.

  8. 25 Jul 2014

    The workshop targets the LPIS (Land Parcel Identification Systems) managers and technical staff operating for Member State administrations responsible for the implementation of the Common Agriculture Policy. It also concerns technical staff dealing with the management of GAEC and of the future greening components of the CAP.

  9. 1 Jun 2014
    2 Jun 2014

    June 2014, 2 days (Exact date and place still to be defined)

    To discuss with Member States administrations, different stakeholders, and Commission representatives the implementation and future developments of Farm Advisory Services linked to the Common Agriculture Policy.

  10. 22 Apr 2014
    24 Apr 2014

    The workshop targets the LPIS (Land Parcel Identification Systems) managers and technical staff operating for Member State administrations responsible for the implementation of the Common Agriculture Policy.