ConMarcheBio is the project organiser of the regional organic supply chain (pursuant to the Council Regulation (CE) no. 1968/2005 - PSR Marche 2007-2013 – DDS no. 25/2010 competition for quality regional farm produce supply chains), and therefore also promotes and coordinates information campaigns targeting all the self-employed farmers in the Marche Region who have joined the project. The main objectives of these initiatives are as follows:
These and other activities will be carried out in the space of a year, in collaboration with graduates in agricultural science, as follows:
These are meetings attended by the technical members of the cooperatives and, in any case close collaborators of the regional organic supply chain, who will be informed about the themes of the project approved. The meetings will be held over a year in all the offices of the cooperatives in the consortium. The title will be: “The regional organic supply chain: obligations and benefits of the direct participants”.
Participants: between 6 and 12.
Duration: at least 3 hours for each meeting.
5 meetings are planned.
These target all the self-employed farmers who are members of the organic supply chain and will also be attended by external parties. Here too the seminars will be held over a year in all the offices of the cooperatives in the consortium. The title will be: “How to improve regional organic production: structural investments, promotion and research”.
Participants: around 10.
Duration: at least 4 hours.
5 Informational seminars are planned
Informational initiatives that serve to stimulate a dialogue between the beneficiaries of the supply chain; external speakers will be invited.
First convention (topic): “The organic supply chain in the Marche Region: from niche market to the agricultural sector which is driving the region”
Second convention (topic): “The prospects of the regional organic supply chain.” (December 2013)
Participants: around 50.
Guided tours of the processing and production centres in the organic supply chain in the Marche region and of the C.R.A. (Agricultural Research and Testing Council) in Rome.
Participants: groups of around 20 participants.
Publication of monographs on subjects closely related to the regional organic supply chain, with a minimum print run of 500 copies per issue.
FONDO EUROPEO AGRICOLO PER LO SVILUPPO RURALE: L'EUROPA INVESTE NELLE ZONE RURALI