Tag: research and innovation

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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Flash News: Europe’s strategy for international cooperation in a changing world

The European Commission launched on May 18th a Communication on the Global Approach to Research and Innovation titled “Europe’s strategy for international cooperation in a changing world”. Stripped down to its essentials, the document underpins the guidelines ought to be considered by both the European Institutions and the Member States in order to efficiently toil…
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FASTER’s Living Lab in practice: Summer School for Farmer Advisory Services agents of change

In the frame of its Living Lab process, FASTER will be organising a Summer School for Farmer Advisory Services between May 24th and June 4th 2021. The Summer School will provide tailored training activities on adaptation to climate change to practitioners of the agricultural sector engaged in the Tunisian Farm Advisory System. These courses aim…
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FASTER joins the European Bioeconomy Network (EuBioNet)

The European Bioeconomy Network (EuBioNet) is a proactive alliance of EU funded projects dealing with Bioeconomy promotion, communication and support. The main goal is to maximise the efforts, increase knowledge sharing, networking, mutual learning, and coordinate joint activities. FASTER is proud to be part of this alliance and bring together different projects from the Mediterranean…
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FASTER’s step forward to prevent climate change: Appointment as EU Climate Pact Ambassador

We are excited to announce that Mr Leonardo Piccinetti, member of FASTER and Managing Director of  Europe for Business, has been appointed as an Ambassador by the European Climate Pact Secretariat. The EU Climate Pact was launched in December 2020. Since then, it had provided a space for working together to tackle climate change and…
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