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  • Kids, Tomatoes and Biodiversity

    Spanish School Children playfully learn about biodiversity of tomatoes
  • Have your say: EIP-AGRI looking for Focus Groups that will make a difference

    As part of the EIP-AGRI networking activities, at least five new Focus Groups start their work every year. EIP-AGRI Focus Groups are temporary groups of 20 selected experts sharing knowledge and experience while focusing on a specific subject. The groups consist of researchers, farmers and farm advisers who explore innovative practices and identify research needs. Each group meets twice and...
  • Commission launches consultation on modernising and simplifying the common agricultural policy (CAP)

    Last month, the DG AGRI  (Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development; a department of the European Commission responsible for EU policy on agriculture and rural development) has launched a Public Consultation on modernising and simplifying the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). All stakeholders of the CAP are welcome to contribute to this process by completing an impact...
  • German Television Report Features Interview with TRADITOM Coordinator

    Why have tomatoes lost their traditional taste? German public broadcaster ZDF has recently published a TV report explaining the TRADITOM approach of restoring traditional tomato crops. The reporter outlines how genetic modifications have contributed to the unintended loss of taste in modern tomato varieties while the audience is provided with a vivid impression of the project consortium’s lab...
  • TRADITOM Project Right On Track

    The first official TRADITOM Progress Report has now been approved by the European Commission. The report shows that the TRADITOM consortium has made significant progress in reaching the overall goals of the project and in addressing all of its objectives. The consortium reaches beyond what had been planned and is eager to enter the second phase of the project lifetime. The full publishable...