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DEMETER at FarmConnect Romania

FarmConect Fair Romania originates from farmers’ necessity to step up in the public arena and present their work, explaining to consumers what are the particularities of an increasingly complex food chain. Also, this fair has a specific role in connecting the farmers with companies within the industry and facilitate the information, knowledge and experience exchange...
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DEMETER at World Farmers Organization General Assembly

The World Farmers’ Organization held a General Assembly in Budapest from June 7th to 10th, 2022 with more than 200 participants attended (farmers from all over the world, farmer associations, high-level representatives of international organizations, governments, and private sector entities). The DEMETER project was presented at an exhibition booth and during the session “Innovative Solutions...
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DEMETER to participate in World Farmers’ Organisation General Assembly

The 2022 World Farmers’ Organisation General Assembly will take place in Budapest, Hungary, from June 7 to 10, 2022. DEMETER will be participating with an exhibition booth at the event and will also take part in the thematic session (plenary) ‘Innovative Solutions and Business Models to Enable a Farmer-Driven Digital Transformation of Agriculture’ moderated by...
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The Farmer’s Voice – DEMETER survey and webinar

On 31st March, DEMETER held ‘ The Farmer’s Voice‘ webinar to share the results of our survey to better understand the drivers and barriers to farmers’ adoption of smart technologies. The webinar was organised in association with the World Farmer’s Organisation (WFO) and THRIVE | SVG Ventures. Panels of experts including farmers, technology providers and...
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The Farmer’s Voice: Barriers and Drivers to Technology Adoption

DEMETER in association with SVG Ventures | THRIVE is organizing an online event titled ‘The Farmer’s Voice: Discussing Drivers and Barriers to Technology Adoption’ on 31st March at 2-3.30PM (CET). The webinar will share results of the recent DEMETER survey which aimed to better understand farmers’ needs, interests and concerns regarding the adoption and use of Smart Farming Technologies....
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A review of The Changing Face of Agriculture event

Introduction On February 17th, DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs joined forces to host an event titled ‘The Changing Face of Agriculture –  discussing youth, gender and digitalisation in agriculture.  Significant conclusions related to the age, gender, pay and education gap in agriculture can be extracted from the data gathered on the “Agriculture, forestry and fishery statistics —...
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The generational and gender gap in agriculture

The European agricultural sector is undeniably facing several challenges including an ageing population and gender inequality. However, tackling these challenges head-on can provide a professional development opportunity for new generations, in which women will experience an acceleration towards equality.  To clearly address the current status and the growing opportunities within farming, DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs, leading...
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User Journey Mapping in DEMETER

In DEMETER, we advocate a multi-actor approach which aims to make innovation fully demand-driven.  As part of this, user journey mapping exercises were conducted by members of the consortium.  Dave Hearne of Walton Institute outlines some of these activities below. To fully understand how all of the different components work together in DEMETER, a user...
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DEMETER Open Call webinar – 11th January 2022

The DEMETER project has launched its second open call, DEPLOY, to fund the deployment of new pilots in the agri-food sector, offering grants up to EUR 150.000 (equity-free). DEPLOY aims to increase the outreach of the DEMETER value proposition by funding small consortia of 2-3 partners for the deployment of new, high-value pilots in the...
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H2020 project ATLAS hosting Demonstration Day

ATLAS, the Horizon 2020 project, which aims to develop an open interoperability network for agricultural applications is hosting a Demonstration Day on 24th November 2021. This Demo Day will bring together speakers from the agricultural sector to explore the benefits of data-driven agriculture using the ATLAS Interoperability Network within a multitude of pilot studies. Organised...