Monthly Archives: January 2020

Smart Farming: Digitalisation of agriculture & vision for the new CAP

On 29 January 2020, DESIRA attended the high-level event organised by IoF2020 and SmartAgriHubs at the European Parliament to discuss about ‘Smart Farming: Digitalisation of Agriculture and vision for the new CAP’. The event gathered a varied range of stakeholders such as young farmers, organic farmers, farmer cooperatives, [...]

2020-03-20T18:01:50+01:00January 30th, 2020|

Digitising Agrifood

What is the state of play of digitisation in agrifood and how can we make sure it contributes to building sustainability? The report ‘Digitising Agrifood - pathways and challenges’ addresses just these considerations. It is a comprehensive report from the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the [...]

2020-03-20T18:01:50+01:00January 27th, 2020|

Opportunities and challenges for Smart Farming in the EU

A recent scientific paper by Manlio Bacco of CNR (National Research Council of Italy), together with other authors, overviews research initiatives and scientific literature on the topic of Smart Farming (SF), looking at recent technologies and techniques being used or pushed for adoption. The work shows how research [...]

2020-03-20T18:01:50+01:00January 27th, 2020|

DESIRA Steering Committee gathers in Brussels

First meeting of the year for DESIRA project brought together the Steering Committee to overview current status of the project and agreed upon the organisation of the first EU Rural Digitisation Forum. During the gathering, project partners discussed the progress and milestones of the project and decided [...]

2020-03-20T18:01:50+01:00January 8th, 2020|