4th Expert Workshop „Promoting Organic Plant Breeding in Europe“

The next workshop of the project „Promoting Organic Plant Breeding in Europe“ of the Demeter International e.V. EU Liaison Office is going to take place on 16th -18th of May 2018 in cooperation with Living Seeds-Sementes Vivas.

Living Seeds-Sementes Vivas is hosting us at: Herdade do Couto da Várzea, 6060-270 Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal

Workshop Objective: Developing first steps for setting up organic breeding networks or businesses in countries where organic plant breeding does not yet play a role. As organic plant breeding can usually not be paid by direct return from seed sales nowadays, funding strategies need to consider diverse potential funding sources.

Target Group: This workshop mainly targets individual organic farming operators with an interest and potential to engage in the organic plant breeding business organic food and farming organisations willing to engage in promoting organic plant breeding

What will happen?

A workshop of 1.5 days including 2 nights, divided into

16th: Welcoming dinner.

17th: Excursion in the fields of Sementes Vivas followed by presentations, workshops and dinner.

18th: Presentation - discussion - conclusions and lunch.

For more information please download the pdf-file