02 Luglio

Farmers’ Market Adapts for COVID-19

Kislépték, the Hungarian Association for small scale farmers, has prepared a video showing how a farmers’ market in Hungary can still operate by implementing required social distancing and sanitation measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This farmers’ market includes …

23 Aprile

Boosting the Immune systems of Medical workers in Moldova

On 2nd April 2020, equipped with gloves masks and sanitisers, three Moldovan agro associations delivered immune boosting health packages to Covid-19 frontline medical workers. The packages, consisting of teas, honey and hetero-oils were delivered to three hospitals in the Chisinau …

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01 Aprile

Training of Trainers

Between the 6th and the 8th of February 2020 VDG organized a BOND training of trainers in Kishantos, Hungary that addressed men and women engaged in small-scale food production and/or involved in food and agriculture related local groups/associations, with the desire to …

23 Marzo

Finding Food during COVID-19

Where do I get my food from when the supermarket shelves are all empty? It is a question many people are asking, but it is part of a much bigger one. Times of crises are also times for reflection. In …

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06 Marzo

First Moldovan Lab Experiment

The first of three Lab Experiments took place in Moldova on February 25th, 2020. Representatives from 10 farmer or land manager groups focused together on ‘Understanding performance and developing an Action Plan’. They will return to their groups to disseminate …

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02 Marzo

Green Public Catering on the Menu

The Hungarian Memorandum of Understanding on social economy and social farming was signed in Budapest in the first week of February. It followed a two-day regional roundtable: Collective Action for Green Public Catering Based on Quality Food. This event, organised …

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05 Febbraio

The signature of the Hungarian Memorandum of Understanding

Yesterday the Hungarian Memorandum of Understanding on social economy and social farming within the BOND Policy Roundtable held in Hungary was signed in Budapest. It was signed by Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture, Research Institute for National Strategy, Hungarian Association of …

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28 Gennaio

Hungarian Agroecology conference and workshop

On November 27th and 28th, 2019 the first Agroecology Conference of Hungary was organized in cooperation of Védegylet, Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG) and the French Institute of Hungary, as part of the international environmental awareness month. It is …

09 Dicembre

BOND – Forum Young Farmers for the Future!

BOND is currently planning to develop an international platform of young farmers in Europe. If conditions allow, an international forum will be held in Romania in the coming months that will gather 34 young farmers from 34 countries in Europe. …

17 Settembre

News on the two days national workshop in London: 10th September “Agroecology in action” Parliamentary Meeting on Agroecology and a Stakeholder Consultation on The Environmental Land Management Schemes and policy to support Agroecology, 10 and 11th September 2019, London

This policy workshop brought together farmers, foresters, community food growers, food activists, and public interest groups to develop policy recommendations for key government consultations on the National Food Strategy and the emerging Environmental Land Management Schemes. The topics discussed (with …

08 Luglio

Have your say on future objectives for EU-funded research and innovation

The Commission has launched an online consultation as part of the Horizon Europe co-design process on how the programme should be shaped in detail and implemented in practice through the strategic plan 2021-2024 (see https://ec.europa.eu/info/news/have-your-say-future-objectives-eu-funded-research-and-innovation-2019-jun-28_en).  

19 Giugno

A summary of the BOND Romanian National Workshop “CAP&Peasants Rights -a BONDing process How can the collective grassroots mobilization bridge a human rights approach in public policies for food and agriculture? Bucharest, 1-2 June, 2019”

The workshop has been organized at the doorsteps of the Romanian Parliament in Bucharest, where between 3-4 June, 2019, the EU ministers for agriculture have come together in an informal meeting under the EU Presidency of Romania. The two day …

17 Giugno

More details on the Hungarian National workshop, 6th May 2019

Follow up the May 6 Hungarian national workshop Kislépték presented #bondprojecteurope and the findings of the national workshop at the social farming conference Szak-Ajtó held at the Ministry of Human Resources in Budapest, Hungary. Deputy State Secretary Dr Attila Szinay …

29 Maggio

WEBINAR on Urban Dimension of Food Sovereignty

WEBINAR on Urban Dimension of Food Sovereignty In an increasingly urbanized world, cities have an important role in defining the future of our food systems. This comes with risks and opportunities, as cities have been characterized both as the obstacle …

28 Maggio

Next event: BOND National Workshop in Romania CAP & Peasants Rights-Bucharest, 1-2 June 2019 “How can the collective grassroots mobilization bridge a human rights approach in public policies for food and agriculture?”

The Romanian peasants organization Eco Ruralis, member of the European Coordination Via Campesina, holds its national workshop in the capital of Romania, Bucharest, on 1-2 June, 2019. Held right before the informal meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministers of …

02 Aprile

SIA Survey Representatives

SIA Survey Representatives Consideration of the societal impact of the project will improve the quality of the interventions and activities being proposed or considered. To this extend BOND will conduct a Social Impact Assessment throughout the project duration. The core …

20 Marzo

What is your Story?

‘What Is Your Story?’ is a playful card-based activity to engage learners in creative and abstract thinking. It can be used as prompts for allowing people to express their views and share with others. The aim of the game is for …

29 Gennaio

Promote collective action, strengthen Family Agriculture

CNA (Confederação Nacional da Agricultura) held a workshop on “Promoting Collective Action, Strengthening Family Agriculture” at its headquarters in Coimbra, Portugal, the 23rd January, with the participation of leaders and workers from the Confederation. It was participatory initiative in which …

17 Gennaio

Agroecology Nights

How familiar are you with sustainable diets, alternative agricultural systems and food sovereignty? As responsible citizens and concerned consumers, we must be informed how our food is produced, by whom, and what environmental, economical and political impact it has. Join …

17 Gennaio

Outstanding Practices in Agroecology 2019 Announced

The recognition highlights outstanding practices advancing the transition towards agroecology from the global South. Out of 77 nominations from 44 countries, 15 receive recognitions, including practices from across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Berlin, 17 January 2019 – 15 outstanding …

15 Gennaio

BOND Workshops on going!

During the months of December 2018 and January 2019, BOND project is developing different workshops in 8 different countries, in order to deepen on the barriers and difficulties that farmers encounter when they try to organize themselves to achieve collective …

04 Settembre

Lego Serious Play Workshop for Hungarian Bond participants

Author Lili Balogh Join Sam and Charlie came from the Disruptive Media learning Lab, Coventry University, UK, in this playful full-day workshop to help uncover the secrets to building better team working skills. Using Lego Serious Play, participants playfully explored …

27 Giugno

Farming moving back to nature

Representatives of the agrarian sectors of more than 70 countries gathered in Rome to discuss on agroecology. They met in FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization under the United Nations) headquarter: agroecology as the way to create a healthier and more …

18 Giugno

Permaculture training opportunity in Hungary

Permaculture is a design system for creating sustainable human environments (Bill Mollison). A permaculture training will take place in Hungary in July 2018, from 14th to 28th. The training will be held in English and Hungarian. There will be a …

12 Aprile

Study tour | Netherlands

Study tour in Netherlands has been held on 19th to 23rd March. It was the fourth study tour and the sunniest. Thank you, Rudolf and Henk, from Wageningen University, for pushing away the clouds! Useful height to touch the sky! …

11 Aprile

BOND Board meeting | Rome, Italy

Dates: 14-15 May 2018 Location: FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy The next BOND Board meeting will be held on Tuesday 15th May 2018 in FAO Headquarters in Rome. The BOND Board meeting will be preceded on Monday 14 May 2018, by …

11 Aprile

Study tour | Italy

The study tour in Italy has been held from 12th to 16th March 2018. The tour has been magnificent and perfect. Flaminia, Enrico and Marco from Legacoop Agroalimentare worked hard to organise a superb tour with extremely interesting visits and …

10 Aprile

Study tour | France

The study tour in France has been held on the week 5th-9th march 2018. It was the second tour and again a very fruitful and diverse set of visits with a presentation of multi-stakeholder cooperatives (SCIC), a collective project to …

09 Aprile

First Study tour | Spain

The first Study tour has been held in Spain from 26th February to 2nd March and it was a great success. Congratulations to the organizers! With a Spanish rhythm of 24/7 the beneficiaries hardly slept, especially when they had to …