Well, we've been very busy bees here at ARC2020. Our Communications Director Oliver Moore represented ARC2020 at the EESC NAT committee meeting on the European Citizen's Initiative to ban glyphosate. Full account below.
And next month, we're off to Greece as media partners for the Forum Synergies European Rural Sustainability Gathering
. This event, which runs from 17-20th May, will showcase and help network dozens of incredible rural, co-operative, sustainable initiatives and solutions.
You can come too! It's free - including accommodation and food - book here by 30th April!
Forum Synergies’ rural sustainability gatherings bring together people from all walks of life to learn - together in a conference setting and via thought-provoking field trips - about best sustainable rural practices. The social economy, cooperatives, grassroots initiatives, as well as urgent topics as access to land, sustainable farming, economic activities and networking are all part of this event in rural Greece.
Field trips are organised around agriculture (including cooperatives/ and processing) Social (including cultural and educational activities) and economic (including the local economy, cooperation and networking.)
More info here
Draft Programme here
Co-organised by Karditsa Development Agency, Iliosporoi Network, Euracademy Association and Peliti Seed Network.
And stay tuned to the ARC2020 website
and social media (Facebook
) for more on this and other relevant rural, farming, food and environmental news, views, opinion and analysis.
Dr. Oliver Moore, Luise Körner and the ARC2020 Communications Team.