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Core Theme 4

 

Adaptation to climate change

Farmers, food companies, water management organizations and other stakeholders in the agri-food chain can choose from many options when it comes to climate change adaptation. Possibilities include introducing drought resistant crops, planting trees and hedges, drip-irrigation and, for example, less transportation of food.

Theme four is aimed at supporting short, medium and long-term adaptation pathways, and the achievement of climate-smart agricultural systems. Research includes risk-assessment studies, as well as animal and crop breeding and the development of adaptive water- and soil management methods.

 

Related FACCE-JPI actions
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WaterWorks2015 Joint Call
Combatting water shortages and pollution
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Exploratory Workshops on Novel Techniques
Novel techniques in crop breeding and livestock
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FACCE ERA-NET Plus on Climate Smart Agriculture
Adaption of agriculture systems
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ERA-NET Cofund SusCrop
Need for improved crop quality and yield with resource-use efficient practices