Final meeting of KNSI

About the final meeting of KNSI

On the 4th of June 2019 the final meeting of the Knowledge Network on Sustainable Intensification (KNSI) took place in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The projects SUSTAg (an ERA-NET SURPLUS project) and LegumeGap (an ERA-NET SusCrop project) were presented, followed by results from a study on "identifying the current state-of-the-art of Sustainable Intensification of front-runner arable and dairy farms in the Netherlands". This research was conducted in the frame of the KNSI network. The results of the United Kingdom’s national network on Sustainable Intensification (SIRN), were presented as well. The presentations can be found in the agenda below.

Programme of KNSI Final meeting ‘Directions in sustainable agriculture’

09:45 – 10:00 | Coffee

10:00 – 10:10 | Introduction - Dr. Torsten Rødel Berg (Aarhus University, DK)

10:10 – 11:10 | SI Research in FACCE JPI

11:10 – 12:10 | KNSI network  

12:10 – 12:45 | Discussions on the concept of SI (as a viable concept, availability of data, indicators, et cetera, policy relevance and needs, scientific needs and future directions)

12:45 – 13:45 | Lunch Break

13:45 – 16:45 | Common discussions on the KNSI instrument, results and suggestions for improvement to the FACCE-JPI Governing Board.