Survey for the evaluation of the organic Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System in the frame of the OrganicTargets4EU project!
As part of the European Green Deal, the EU Farm-to-Fork Strategy and the Biodiversity Strategy the EU set the ambitious targets of at least 25% of agricultural land to be farmed organically by 2030 and to significantly increase organic aquaculture. This requires balanced upscaling of both production and consumption, and implies a huge transformation in […]
PPILOW’s People: Alice Cartoni Mancinelli!
I’m Alice Cartoni Mancinelli, researcher in animal science. In 2019, I obtained my PhD at University of Perugia with a thesis entitled: “Adaptability and nutritional quality of poultry meat and egg in alternative systems: response to different genetic strains and management strategies”. My main expertise concerns the evaluation of poultry welfare and behaviour using innovative […]
The 6th PPILOW newsletter is now available!
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Coming and past events
List of the upcoming and past events with PPILOW project partners attendance.
New people in the PPILOW project: Elisa Angelucci, Diana Olah
Elisa Angelucci (UNIPG, Fellow researcher) – Diana Olah (USAVM, Mission head)
PPILOW scientific publications
Welfare issues and potential solutions for laying hens in free range and organic production systems: A review based on literature and interviews – by Claire Bonnefous (INRAE)
NPG organizes contest to promote outdoor area design for increased animal welfare
In order to demonstrate the efforts of the organic farmers for animal welfare, the Flemish NPG on layers has set up a contest to select the ‘best outdoor area for chickens’.
Progress and updates of the PPILOW National Practitioners Groups
The pig and poultry National Practitioners Groups (NPGs) are currently engaged in the project on two levels: the first one is contributing to the sustainability multicriteria assessment, by providing information on priorities and perception of different aspects of sustainability.
An inusual dinner in Venice with Slow Food producers
At the 3rd annual meeting of the PPILOW project held in Venice (Italy) on October 12th, Slow Food organized a visit to a local farm that is part of the Slow Food Presidia network, Slow Food’s main project to protect agri-food biodiversity.
PPILOW 3rd Annual meeting in Venice
PPILOW 3rd annual meeting in Venice was dedicated to the sharing of 3 years project results and the means to amplify their impact. The European PPILOW project partners gathered in Venice from the 11th to the 13th of October, 2022.