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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Sustaining the Blue Economy and Food Security: The JRC engages with the scientific community to pave the way towards an ecosystem approach to marine aquaculture.
The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Annual Science Conference 2018 will take place from the 24-27 September 2018 in Hamburg, Germany.
The 2018 JRC workshop on checks and management of agricultural land in the Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) will be organised from Monday 28 May (2.00 PM) to Wednesday 30 May (4.00 PM) in Vilnius, Lithuania.
The workshop is organised by the JRC's Food Security Unit, D5, and co-hosted by the Lithuanian Agricultural Information and Rural Business Centre (VIC).
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This workshop will gather policy and data experts in order to discuss an accurate representation of domestic support for economic modelling purpose, especially within the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) database. It is expected that participants will share expertise on new features, sources and methodologies. The objective of the meeting is to learn from existing experience on global domestic support database together with GTAP database constraints.
Honey is highly valued for its taste, aroma, naturalness, and its content of bio-actives. Unfortunately, not all honey on the market is genuine.
The JRC organised a Round Table Discussion to identify ways of detecting fraud in the honey supply chain and to find consensus on the best approaches to ensure authenticity of this important agricultural product.
Honey is a natural product which has been valued for its sweetening properties since ancient times and has a long history of medicinal use.
According to the February issue of the JRC MARS Crop monitoring Bulletin, which was published today, the low-temperature acclimatisation of winter cereals remains weak in large parts of Europe as a consequence of the predominantly mild conditions.
Workshop organised by the Economics of Agriculture Unit of the Joint Research Centre (JRC Seville) with the support of the Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR) and the Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA).
The JRC-managed Smart Specialisation Platform is organising a Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP) aimed at regional and national authorities.
The PXL exercise will focus on the operationalisation of the EDP process during the implementation of research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3).