Fundatia ADEPT wins top European prize for farm advisory services
10 December 2012, Brussels: in a Europe-wide competition, 'Best CAP communication award', organized by the European Commission, the Romanian ADEPT Foundation (Fundația ADEPT Transilvania) won first prize in the 'Communication to the beneficiaries' category.
ADEPT Foundation’s project ’Information networks for farmers in Transylvania’ received most public votes at the competition. Places 2 and 3 were occupied by projects in the Netherlands and Spain.
Swiss-funded project for economic development of High Nature Value farmed landscapes
In April 2013, Fundatia ADEPT, in partnership with WWF Romania and ProPark, the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and AGRIDEA (Switzerland) began a 3-year project, funded by the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Programme, to develop ways to give economic viability to the important High Nature Value farmed landscapes of Romania, and to the small-scale farming communities who maintain them.
Fundația ADEPT represents Romania in European Landscape Award competition, 2013
ADEPT’s programme of landscape conservation linked to rural incomes, in the Târnava Mare area of Transylvania, has been selected to represent Romania in the Council of Europe’s European Landscape Competition.
ADEPT wins international competition for funding for mountain bike trail that links nature to rural incomes
On 29 March, it was announced that Fundatia ADEPT’s project ’Discover Târnava Mare by bike’ had won first place in an international competition for outdoor projects that support communities and protect nature.
Fundația ADEPT participates in debate on sustainable farming and food security, Copenhagen Sustainable farming, food security and the future of the EU’s rural communities were discussed at a recent workshop at European Environment Agency in Copenhagen, attended by Fundatia ADEPT. In this short film clip, Nat Page speaks about the positive links, rather than contradictions, between long-term food security and the preservation of traditional farmed landscapes.
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European prize for Fundația ADEPT farm advisory services
EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos presenting Ben Mehedin with first prize for communicating with farmers under the Best CAP Communication Awards competition. Ben Mehedin explaining Fundatia ADEPT communication activities to participants at the Awards competition in Brussels, 10 December 2012
For further details, please contact Ben Mehedin at Fundatia ADEPT: firstname.lastname@example.org, 0752 264580.
Prince Charles opens model unit for micro-scale food producers View film
of speech given by HRH The Prince of Wales at Saschiz, at the opening of a model food processing Food Barn. This offers a practical solution, and economic future, for small-scale producers who want access to market