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Biodiversity conservation and community development in Transylvania
Conservarea biodiversităţii şi dezvoltare comunitară în Transilvania

March 2013: Fundatia 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.

On 29 March, Fundația ADEPT’s project ’Discover Târnava Mare by bike’ obtained the most public votes in an international competition that is run annually by the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA).

EOCA and Fundația Orange will jointly fund the construction of a network of mountain bike trails, using local labour and local materials, that will bring extra income to rural communities while promoting conservation of the Târnava Mare landscape. 

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ADEPT wins top EU prize three years in succession for bringing benefits to small-scale farmers

2014: Top EU DG Environment prize for bringing benefits to small-scale farmers

ADEPT wins top EU prize three years in succession for bringing benefits to small-scale farmers
In May 2014, ADEPT won top prize for the socio-economic benefits category of the newly-launched Natura 2000 prize from DG Environment. This follows EU top prizes in 2012 and 2013 from DG Agriculture for best communcation with farmers. This shows how ADEPT is crossing policy boundaries, delivering top-quality integrated programmes for the benefit of small-scale farmers in Romania. ADEPT hopes to replicate this successful, innovative model more widely in Europe. more

2013: top EU prize for communications won again in Brussels by Fundatia ADEPT 

9 December 2013, Brussels. For the second year in succession, Fundația ADEPT won a top EU prize for innovative communication with small-scale farmers, with its SMS Family Farms project. The project was developed with communication specialists KAMA System Ltd, and supported by Fundatia Orange and by the Swiss Romanian Cooperation Fund.

Visit SMSFF project. [RO | EN]
Read News Report [EN]
Get ADEPT Press Release CAPCA.pdf [RO]
Watch Video[YouTube - EN]

2012: top EU prize for communication CAP Communication Awards

EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos presenting Ben Mehedin with first prize for communicating with farmers under the Best CAP Communication Awards competition.

Sponsorul Oficial - Fundația Orange România