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PPILOW Project: first results presented at TERRA MADRE!

Animal welfare is not only linked to good health and the avoidance of suffering but is also a consequence of the environmental context in which animals live and the welfare of the people who care for them . These are the principles underpinning the one welfare approach, which inspires European PPILOW project, presented at the […]

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PPILOW project in Terra Madre 2022!

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is the largest international event dedicated to good, clean and fair food and to food politics. From September 22-26, 2022 in Parco Dora, Turin, we’ll come together to shape the future of food through conferences, workshops and a large international market. Regeneration is a transversal theme for Slow Food and during Terra […]

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PPILOW video on experiments for improving poultry welfare available in more languages!

PPILOW project has realized a video to present the first experiments carried out by some partners. The video highlights the concept of “welfare” in extensive poultry systems and has provided with subtitles in the following languages:  English, French, Italian, Dutch and German! Enjoy the video to know more and choose the language you prefer!

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Successful PPILOW session at the World Poultry Congress in Paris!

On Tuesday 9 August 2022, the PPILOW team hosted a succesful session at the World Poultry Congress in Paris. The session was chaired by our project leader, Dr. Anne Collin (INRAE, France) and was used to present the intermediate results of the project. Katriina Heinola from LUKE (Finland) presented the results from the questionnaires among […]

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Electricity generation in dual use with agricolture – that’s how it can work (video)!

Dual purpose poultry genotypes are an alternative to culling of day-old male chicks of layer lines! As part of the PPILOW project, three newly developed dual purpose genotypes are tested under organic conditions. Both male and female birds were raised and evaluated for performance characteristics, animal welfare and behaviour. The project was presented by Thuenen […]

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The 5th PPILOW newsletter is now available!

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PPILOW’ s People: Chloé Fivet!

Hi! I am Chloé and I have a bachelor’s degree in economics (UNamur), completed by a master in agricultural sciences and a master in environmental sciences and management (UCL). As a facilitator for the Walloon NPG, I will organize pig stakeholders’ meetings, together with Virginie Decruyenaere, and favor the discussions around the practices considered within […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Conference “Shaping the future of Livestock farming through research” – 13 June 2022

As part of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the French ministry of Agriculture and Food is organising the conference “Shaping the future of Livestock farming through research” which will be held on 13th June 2022 (9am -6pm) online and at the Maison de la RATP in Paris. The event can […]

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PPILOW’s People: Sarah Lombard!

Hi! I joined ITAB in November 2021, just after my graduation as Ingénieur Agronome, equivalent to a Master of Science Degree in agronomy. I am specialized in animal production with a particular interest in animal welfare. In ITAB, I am working on organic pigs, poultry and rabbits production. My main topics are alimentation and animal […]

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Open Public Consultation: Sustainable EU food system framework – new initiative

The European Commission launched the Open Public Consultation (OPC) on the Sustainable EU food system framework initiative. The Farm to Fork Strategy announced an initiative for a horizontal framework law establishing new foundations for future food policies by introducing sustainability objectives and principles based on an integrated food system approach. In preparation of this initiative, […]

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