DARE Rome Meeting (2013)

Exploring the concepts of participatory research and  innovation and the global governance of agricultural research The Italian Research Foundation on Organic and Biodynamic Farming (FIRAB) launched the DARE project by hosting the first gathering in Rome between February 1-3, 2014. The delegations composed of farmers and researchers arriving from Italy, France, Switzerland and the UK agreed that what lies at the heart of the DARE project is the commitment to strengthening family farming. They emphasized that agroecology, agricultural biodiversity, sustainable production systems, transmission of knowledge, rights of local communities and food sovereignty are important aspects …