The project partners

Project partners contributed all along the project to the research and learning activities:

France, A.-C. Dockès, D. Neumeister: French Livestock Institute

Germany, S. Helmle, S. Burkart, V. Hoffmann, V. Bauer: University of Hohenheim

Hungary, G. Nemes, J. Kis, V. Tési-Páll, A. Varga, Z. Bakucs: Institute of Economics of Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Italy, G. Brunori, A. Rossi, A. Ara, E. Favelli, G. Berti : University of Pisa

Latvia, T. Tisenkopfs, S. Sumane, Ilse Lace: Baltic Studies Centre

Switzerland, D. Bourdin, K. Anh Joly, N. Rump, P. Praz: AGRIDEA; D. Barjolle, L. Sorg, D. Eynaudi: the Federal Institute for Technology; and H. Moschitz, R. Home: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Fibl)

The Netherlands, D. Roep, L.Klerkx, F. Hermans: Wageningen University communication and innovation studies and rural sociology

United Kingdom, J. Ingram, J. Kirwan, C. Rayfield, N. Curry, D. Maye: University of Gloucester, and University of the West England Bristol (CCRI)


Members of 17 Learning and Innovation Networks for Sustainable Agriculture interacted with teams composed of project partners during WP4. They were active in the joint learning process on how to support learning and innovation in their network.

The list of the LINSA


The Key stakeholders

Key stakeholders participated to the different events: international seminars in winter 2012 and summer 2013 as well as the final conference in winter 2013. They had also join the training course planned in autumn 2013 on methodology used to support learning and innovation networks.

The project coordination

Project coordinator: Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Fibl), Switzerland

Project officer: Hans-Jörg Lutzeyer, Scientific Support to Policies - Common Agricultural Policy Directorate General Research and Innovation Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Aquaculture (E.4)

Contact: Heidrun Moschitz



The experts

Experts collaborated with the project partners giving feedback based on their own experience and from their own angle. They participated actively in the capacity building workshops and e-exchanges on how to support learning and innovation networks.

E. Fog, Pernille Hjortkjær: Business Development & DLBR Academy at Knowledge Centre for Agriculture

I. Van Oost, Emmanuel Petel, Marc Duponcel: DG AGRI

K. J. Poppe: Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation and Agricultural Economics Research Institute LEI Wageningen UR

A. Frelih-Larsen: Ecologic Institute

M. Boyaci: Ege University Agricultural Faculty and Department of Agricultural Economics

M. Kuegler : EU-Verbindungsbuero der Landwirtschaftskammern and Chambres d'Agriculture de l'Allemagne Bureau Bruxelles and German Chambers of Agriculture + EU-Platform of Chambers

A. Sonnino: FAO Office of Knowledge Exchange

K. Davis: Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS)

J.-M. Touzard : INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France) and Research team : UMR Innovation

P. Bernardoni: SEEDEV

Création : Agridea