News from EATingCRAFT project and beyond

February 2020

Launching the Toolkit for Participatory Guarantee Systems and local food initiatives. 

Discover differnt of tools and resources. 

 

December 2019

How Can We Build Local Food Systems? Experiences from the Czech Republic

Learn why our partner Pro-Bio-Liga chose to engage in the EATingCRAFT project and what that meant in concrete for them and several local food communities that were interested in quality products grown according to the four principles of organic agriculture.

3-4 October 2019

The partners of the EATingCRAFT project have met for the final faces to face project meeting, this time in Bonn, Germany, to discuss the finalisation of teh project and stocktake on the outcomes and impacts achieved. Partenrs had also the opprtunity to have a meeting with several German local food initiatives. 

September 2019
Fourth PGS Training Event in Hungary.


On September the 9th, the partner organisation TVE, organised the last of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS and their synergies with CSA. The training titled:"The Peer review testing visit" was attended by 6 local participants

July 2019
Fourth PGS Training Event in Greece.

On July the 20th, the partner organisation Agroecopolis, organised the last of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS and their synergies with CSA. The training titled:"The Peer review testing visit" was attended by 22 local participants

June 2019
Fourth PGS Training Event in Czech Republic.


On June the 8th, the partner organisation Pro-Bio Liga, organised the last of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS and their synergies with CSA. The training titled:"The Peer review testing visit" was attended by 17 local participants. 

May 2019 

The Peer Review of Nature & Progrès

Thanks to the collaboration between Nature et Progrés and IFOAM - Organics International and the translation work of our partners, you can now discover in a video how Nature et Pregrés performs its peer review! The video is availble in english, Czech, French, Greek and Hungarian subtitles are now availble. To watch the video click here.

March 2019
Third PGS Training Event in Czech Republic.


On March the 23rd, the partner organisation Pro-Bio Liga, organised the third of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS and their synergies with CSA. The training titled:"Interactions: PGS and CSA" was attended by 16 local participants. The training was supported by Christophe Nothomb, cooridnator of the PGS project for the CSA initiative GASAP (Belgium). You can see Christophe's intervention here

March 2019
Third PGS Training Event in Greece.

On March the 14th, the partner organisation Agroecopolis, organised the third of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS and their synergies with CSA. The training titled:"Interactions: PGS and CSA" was attended by 16 local participants. Christophe Nothomb, cooridnator of the PGS project for the CSA initiative GASAP (Belgium 

February 2019
Third PGS Training Event in Hungary.

On February the 4th, the partner organisation TVE, organised the third of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS and their synergies with CSA. The training titled:"Interactions: PGS and CSA" was attended by 13 local participants and one international participants form France.

December 2018
Second PGS Training Event in Greece.

On December the 4th, the partner organisation Agrpoecopolis, organised the second of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS. The training titled:"Start, build and maintain PGS" was attended by 20 local participants.

November 2018
Second PGS Training Event in Czech Republic. 

On November the 28th, the partner organisation Pro-Bio Liga, organised the second of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS. The training titled:"Start, build and maintain PGS" was attended by 18 local participants and by one international participants from France. 

November 2018
Second PGS Training Event in Hungary.

On November the 16th, the partner organisation TVE, organised the second of four modular events to rise awareness and train local stakeholders about PGS. The training titled:"Start, build and maintain PGS" was attended by 22 local participants.

December 2018

We have published new edition of the  IFOAM Policy Brief on “How Governments Can Support Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGS)”. Published for the first time in 2011, this Policy Brief on PGS is a landmark in IFOAM’s advocacy work. The document targets policy makers and advocates that wish to support PGS not only through recognition in their national organic regulatory systems, but also through different form of support aiming at promoting rather than regulating. The revision of the policy brief has been co-funded by the  European Union under Erasmus +, in the framework of the EATingCRAFT project. The document is available both in English and French.


9-11 November 2018

Join us at the 7th International Symposium & 4th European Meeting of the Community Supported Agriculture organised by URGENCI and hosted by Agroecopolis. We are organising a session on: Participatory Guarantee Systems as drivers for building Sustainable Food Systems.

7-8 November 2018

The partners of the EATingCRAFT project have met once more, this time in Thessaloniki, Greece, to discuss further implmentation of the porject and to contirbute to the 7th International Symposium & 4th European Meeting of the Community Supported Agriculture organised by URGENCI and hosted by Agroecopolis.

July 2018

New subtitles available for our video An Introduction to Participatory Guarantee Systems

Thanks to the work of our partners the shorter version of the documentary A guide to Participatory Guarantee Systems for Organic Agriculture  is now available in 4 new lenguages! Czech, French, Greek and Hungarian subtitles are now availble. To watch the video click here

June 2018

First PGS Event in Greece

On June the 13th, the partner organisation Agroecopolis, organised the first of four modular event to rise awareness and train local stakehodlers about PGS. Ceyhan Temurcu: member of DBB “Natural Food, Conscious Nutrition” group and Simon Carraz: member of Nature & Progres also joined the event bringin their first hand expertise on PGS implementation.

June 2018

First PGS Event in Czech Republic 

On June 14th, the partenr organisation Pro-Bio Liga, organised the first of four modular event to rise awareness and train local stakehodlers about PGS. N&P joined the event bringin their first hand expertise on PGS implementation.

May 2018 

First PGS Event in Hungary 

On May 23rd, the partner organisation TVE, organised the first of four modular event to rise awareness and train local stakehodlers about PGS. N&P joined the event bringin their first hand expertise on PGS implementation.

March 2017

PGS Training: Discovering N&P and AMAP

On March 5-9, staff and volunteers from the partner organisations met in France, in the Beaujolais area to learn more about PGS with Nature & Progrès and AMAP (Association pour le Maintien de l’Agriculture Paysanne, French CSAs). The short staff training activity was meant to create a moment forcapacitating the project's participants . It was also designed to test some of the methodologies that will be used during the multiplier events in Hungary, Czech Republic and Greece, soon to be implemented with food activists and interested stakeholders (May-July).

October 2017

Kick-off meeting of the project

The partners of the project met in Prague from the 9 to 11 of October to discuss the way forward, to strengthen and disseminate the synergies between PGS and CSA, two movements that have been developing in parallel rather than jointly and have a lot to learn from each other.                   

 

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