Category: Research Excellence

Empowering Mediterranean Women Through Research Excellence

Today’s society is facing increasingly complex global challenges, such as climate change and the search for alternative and sustainable energy sources. In this context, not only technology and science have become key tools to address many of these problems, but also gender equality and cultural inclusivity to share the best solutions and experiences among people.…
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Flash News: 2021 FASTER Summer School Key Learnings

This past May, FASTER hosted a two-week Summer School program that allowed participants to engage in an open debate with researchers, FAS agents, and other key stakeholders. Each afternoon allowed for the presentation of a topic-specific set of factsheets co-created by the Living Lab working groups produced to transmit critical findings and advice on opportunities…
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À la recherche d’emplois ou d’opportunités de réseautage dans le SCA et le changement climatique?Rejoindre le FASTER «Excellence Hub»

Dans le cadre de l’engagement de FASTER à renforcer la capacité de recherche et de transfert de connaissances de l’INRGREF et des institutions tunisiennes associées et d’améliorer la durabilité du projet, un pôle d’excellence, appelé FASTER Excellence Hub sera lancé en septembre pour soutenir SCA et les jeunes professionnels. Cet outil gratuit est créé pour…
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Seeking Jobs or Networking Opportunities on FAS and Climate Change? Meet the FASTER Excellence Hub

As part of FASTER’s commitment to reinforce the research and knowledge transfer capacity of INRGREF and associated Tunisian institutions and enhance the project’s sustainability, an Excellence Hub will be launched in September to support FAS, young professionals. This free tool is being created to foster interesting partnerships and new collaborations in different fields with various…
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Supporting INRGREF in strengthening its’ potential: two stakeholder events provide insights for the future

The H2020 project FASTER, Farmers’ Adaptation and Sustainability in Tunisia through Excellence in Research, aims to reinforce the research and knowledge transfer capacity of INRGREF regarding innovative land and water management because of climate change, fostering its implementation through the use of Farm Advisory Systems (FAS). To increase INGREF’s reputation and attractiveness internationally, the FASTER…
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Living labs: a tool for facing climate change effects on water, soil and forestry resources

Last June 11th, FASTER presented its 2nd Brokerage event online in the frame of the 3rd Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental Integration. The FASTER session titled “Living labs as a tool for facing climate change effects on water, soil and forestry resources” gathered more than 50 participants.  The session was dedicated to studying living labs, which…
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How can Research & Innovation help achieve climate neutrality?

Next 6 and 7 July 2021, the European Commission and the European Research Executive Agency (REA) are presenting their “European Green Deal Cluster Event”. The online conference is part of the EU’s feedback-to-policy activities. It brings together EU policymakers, researchers, and experts to inquire how R&I can help achieve fairer and greener climate policy goals. …
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Climate Outreach: Communicating climate change in Tunisia, Egypt & Mauritania – with lessons for North Africa & Levant region

  Last week, June 24th, Climate Outreach presented their report “Communicating climate change in Tunisia, Egypt & Mauritania – with lessons for North Africa & Levant region” through an online event where FASTER was glad to participate. Their social research work tested language on climate change, creating advice that climate advocates across civil society and…
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Networking and sharing of FASTER good practices in an international scenario

Our project coordinator Sihem Jebari (INRGREF), represented the FASTER project at an online Cluster Event titled “Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources” on May 20, 2021. The meeting facilitated networking among projects and their institutions in sustainable agriculture and linked natural resources. The participants could also identify emerging topics and knowledge development needs and get familiarised with…
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