ENVIRFOOD seminar – Baltic agro-expertise, May 2005, Latvia
Invitation – First Announcement
The general objective of ENVIRFOOD is to bring together plant breeders, seed producers, specialists of variety testing of Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) and organic agriculture experts from EU for facilitation the exchange of knowledge and expertise between conventional and organic plant breeding, variety testing, seed production and food processing in order to provide successful implementation of EU regulations 2092/91, 1257/1999 and 1452/2003 in the Baltic States.
The project is organising a 4-day seminar. The objective is to bring together the currently fragmented cereals research expertise in the Baltic State members of the EU (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania). The workshop is intended to work out a scientific program for collaboration in plant breeding, variety testing and seed production for organic and low-input agriculture in the Baltic countries. It will also enable discussion and exchange of knowledge and expertise between conventional and organic plant breeding and seed production experts. The discussion will include capacity building and creation of critical mass of human resources, to promote participation in the European Research Area.
ENVIRFOOD is funded by the FP6 program.
Read the full invitation here.
Download the registration form here.
News Source: Dace Tirzite, Latvian National Contact Point.