Over the last decade, knowledge on how to preserve and use ecosystem services in agricultural practices has increased. Pilot projects have yielded their first results. But is this information available to the right people and stakeholder groups, also to enable multiplication of good examples? Learn more about practical experiences under the Projects link.

Improved capacity and skills for land managers to integrate functional agrobiodiversity into their management practices.

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Greater impact on agricultural policies at national and European levels to promote the integration of functional agrobiodiversity into policies.

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Improved scientific understanding of the contribution of functional agrobiodiversity to ecosystem services.

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Project Examples

The REVERSE project is focusing on regional exchanges and policy making for protecting and valorising biodiversity in Europe. The project consists of... more


Ecostac - optimising ECOsystem Services in Terms of Agronomy and Conservation. The project aims at developing species compositions for perennial field margins... more

Soil and surface water protection using conservation tillage in Northern and Central Europe (SWOP)

Soil erosion has been identified as a major threat to European soil resources and their ability to provide ecosystem goods and services such as clean water and biodiversity.... more

Agroecology in olives

Olive fruit fly remains the most damaging pest, with significant yearly damages on fruits and olive oil quality. Although several parasitoids are known, biocontrol... more