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Work Programme 2010, Cooperation, Theme 2: Food, Agriculture And Fisheries, And Biotechnology (European Commission C(2009) 5893 of 29 July 2009)

Funded under: FP7-KBBE

Abstract

Building a European Knowledge-Based Bio-Economy by bringing together science, industry and other stakeholders to seize new and emerging research opportunities that address social, environmental and economic challenges: the increasing demand for food production and for safer, healthier, higher-quality food, responding to the specific dietary needs of consumers and food-related disorders; sustainable use and production of renewable bio-resources and threats to the sustainability and security of agriculture, aquaculture and fisheries, taking into account animal welfare and rural and coastal contexts as along with the increasing risk of epizootic and zoonotic diseases; and enhancing the competitiveness of European biobased industries in the current economic context.
In 2010, Theme 2 `Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology¿ continues to address the complex policy challenges related to the further development and consolidation of the European Knowledge Based Bio-Economy (KBBE).

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Record Number: 10014 / Last updated on: 2009-08-07
Category: WORK