NEWS | Smart Farming: Digitalisation of agriculture & vision for the new CAP

On 29 January 2020, DESIRA attended the high-level event organised by IoF2020 and SmartAgriHubs at the European Parliament to discuss about ‘Smart Farming: Digitalisation of Agriculture and vision for the new CAP’. The event gathered a varied range of stakeholders such as young farmers, organic farmers, farmer cooperatives, [...]

2021-02-03T20:21:12+01:00January 30th, 2020|

ARTICLE | Digitising Agrifood

Authors: Oliver Moore and Davie Philip, CULTIVATE (The Sustainable Ireland Cooperative Society) What is the state of play of digitisation in agrifood and how can we make sure it contributes to building sustainability? The report ‘Digitising Agrifood - pathways and challenges’ addresses just these considerations. It is a [...]

2021-02-03T20:21:32+01:00January 27th, 2020|

ARTICLE | Opportunities and challenges for Smart Farming in the EU

Author: Manlio Bacco, CNR (National Research Council, Italy) A recent scientific paper by Manlio Bacco of CNR (National Research Council of Italy), together with other authors, overviews research initiatives and scientific literature on the topic of Smart Farming (SF), looking at recent technologies and techniques being used or [...]

2021-02-03T20:21:40+01:00January 27th, 2020|

NEWS | Joint work for rural success!

Coordinators of four Horizon 2020 projects launched last year under the Rural Renaissance call organised a meeting to foster cooperation and synergies among the projects. DESIRA, SHERPA, POLIRURAL and Ruralization met on 9 January 2020 together with representatives from DG AGRI and the Research Executive Agency. The [...]

2020-04-28T15:37:37+02:00January 10th, 2020|

NEWS | DESIRA Steering Committee gathers in Brussels

First meeting of the year for DESIRA project brought together the Steering Committee to overview current status of the project and agreed upon the organisation of the first EU Rural Digitisation Forum. During the gathering, project partners discussed the progress and milestones of the project and decided [...]

2020-04-28T15:37:51+02:00January 8th, 2020|