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Synthesis seminars

PRO AKIS investigated case studies in selected countries to explore the effectiveness of selected forms of classical and alternative forms of advisory services within the broader context of AKIS in Europe.

Findings from the case studies were shared in three synthesis seminars. The location of the seminars and their topics are listed below.

Topic of case study

Study sites

Location of Synthesis seminar


Advisory services for small scale farming
  • UK
  • Portugal
  • Poland
  • Bulgaria

Imperial Hotel in Plovdiv (Plovdiv or Sofia airport), Bulgaria

contact: Violeta Dirimanova

27 January 2015
Advisory services bridging research and knowledge needs of farmers
  • Germany
  • France
  • Poland
  • Bulgaria

University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Stuttgart or Frankfurt/Main airport), Germany

contact: Tim Ndah

10 March 2015
Enhancing services for rural innovation networks
  • Germany
  • UK
  • Italy
  • Portugal

University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real (Oporto airport), Portugal

contact: Livia Madureira

24 February 2015