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ON-FARM DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF ORGANIC FARMING SYSTEMS : THE ROLE OF LIVESTOCK AND AGRO-FORESTRY

Objective



The project aims at identifying and estimating the potential for an alternative organic farming system in 6 different regions of the community. The work will focus on the potential and problems relating to the incorporation of livestock as well as the integration of trees and woody vegetation into the farm system. It also includes improved nutrient supply and weed control for organic arable crops. The research methodology includes on- farm research and farmers participation.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

GESAMTHOCHSCHULE KASSEL UNIVERSITÄT
Address
Nordbahnhofstraße 1A
37213 Witzenhausen
Germany

Participants (4)

Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki
Greece
Address
University Campus
54006 Thessaloniki
Elm Farm Research Centre
United Kingdom
Address
Hamstead Marshall
RG15 0HR Newbury
Institut Supérieur d'Agriculture Rhône-Alpes
France
Address
31 Place Bellecour
69288 Lyon
UNIVERSIDAD DE CORDOBA
Spain
Address
Avenida Menendez Pidal S/n, Apdo. 304
14080 Cordoba