PRO AKIS had the following objectives:

  • Provide an inventory of the AKIS institutions & interactions in the EU-27 as a searchable database

  1. small-scale farmers’ access to relevant & reliable knowledge
  2. bridging scientific research topics & farmers’ demands
  3. offering appropriate support for diverse rural actors that form networks around innovations in agriculture & rural areas
  • Reveal successes, strengths & weaknesses of the specific knowledge systems through comparative analyses & assessments of these case studies

  • Develop policy recommendations for strengthening European agricultural innovation systems