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Burgt, G.J.H.M. van der and J. Wagenaar. 2007. International training and exchange - a useful instrument in knowledge and attitude dissemination. p. 444-447. In: Improving Sustainability in Organic and Low Input Food Production Systems. Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress of the European Integrated Project Quality Low Input Food (QLIF). Hohenheim, Germany. 20-23 March 2007.

Number of pages: 3

Type of document: Conference Paper

Related webpage or webdocument: orgprints.org/10386/1/vanderburgt%2Dwagenaar%2D2007%2Dtraning%2Dexchange.pdf

More information on authors/freelancers connected to LBI :
G.J.H.M. van der Burgt MSc.;
Jan-Paul Wagenaar MSc.


Language of document: English

Title in English: International training and exchange - a useful instrument in knowledge and attitude dissemination

Abstract / summary in English:

Knowledge about organic agriculture is constantly changing and growing. Research related to organic agriculture at EU level nowadays plays an important role. Organic agriculture, being an integrated, holistic and multi-target approach, needs researchers who are trained to investigate poly-factorial and multi-level problems. For students and junior scientists, international seminars and exchange programs are necessary instruments to gain “state of the art” knowledge and skills from senior scientists in the field of organic agriculture. The QLIF training programme under WP7.4 provides training in the different aspects of ecological farming systems, but also offers an opportunity to discuss relevant and adequate research strategies and results. Within the EU sixth framework QLIF project, so far two seminars have been organized. Contents and impact of these seminars are discussed.


Keywords in English: development of organic agriculture, knowledge dissemination
International training and exchange - a useful instrument in knowledge and attitude dissemination