FOOD2030EU: Smart AKIS contributes to the Climate Smart Agriculture debate
October 17, 2017
Prof. Fountas, Smart AKIS Coordinator, presented the Network findings on “Mainstreaming digital farming for a Climate Smart Agriculture in Europe” on Parallel Session devoted to Climate Smart and Environmentally Sustainable Food Systems.
Building climate smart food systems adaptive to climate change, conserving natural resources and contributing to climate change mitigation. It seeks to support healthy, productive and biodiverse ecosystems. Ensuring diversity in food systems (including production, processing, distribution and logistics) including in terms of cultural and environmental diversity. Natural resources (water, soil, land and sea) are used sustainably within the planetary boundaries and available to future generations.
In this challenge, Smart AKIS contributes by the dissemination of the environmental and climate benefits of available smart farming technologies among EU farmers.