Done projects

Waterdrive

  The goal of WATERDRIVE is to go a step further: introducing new, smarter water management practices in agriculture, encouraging...

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LIVERUR

  PROJECT H2020 “Living Lab research concept in rural Areas – LIVERUR”   Europe is at an economic and social...

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Study Tour of Estonian farmers to Latvia 19-20 October 2016

On 19th-21st October 2016 delegation with Estonian farmers came to study tour to Latvia. Programme HERE Article in Farmers’ Parliament magazine...

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Seminar “The technologies of use of slurry”

On October 20, 2016, a seminar on slurry technology was held in Bikstos, Dobele. In the first part of the...

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Working group meeting 29-30 August 2016

AGENDA NGO Farmers Parliament office, Riga 29 August 2016 14:00-17-00 Welcome coffee and refreshments – Presentation and discussion of 21...

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Finnish experts share experience within the Nutrinflow project seminar in Finland

At the end of August, 2016, Nutrinflow’s leading partner, ProAgria, organized a seminar in Finland, attended by representatives from the Farmers’...

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Erasmus+

Project name: Vocational Pedagogical Skills in Agriculture, Horticulture and Agro-Environmental Practices Project contract number: 2015-1-LV01-KA102-013327   Number of GRANT recipients: 4 ...

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Zantes wetland viewing. Project NUTRINFLOW

On July 8, 2016, Farmers’ Parliament representatives, members and other interested parties visited the Zante wetlands in the framework of the...

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Vocational Pedagogical Skills in Agriculture, Horticulture and Agro-environmental practices

Agreement no. 2015-1-LV01-KA102-013327 Hosting organization: Agriculture Association of Czech Republic Implementation period: 13/03/2016– 19/03/2016   In order to ensure practice...

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Nutrinflow project meeting of April 5, 2017

On April 5, 2017 NUTRINFLOW project meeting was held in order to protect the Baltic Sea from pollution, a drainage...

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First meeting of the Baltic Slurry Acidification Project

The 17th-18th of March 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden, the first meeting of the partners of the Baltic Slurry Acidification project...

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Steering group and working group meeting of project GreenAgri 29 February 2016

AGENDA Ojaku tourism farm, Parnu county, http://www.ojako.ee/en/content/location/ 11:00 Welcome coffee and refreshments 11:15 Presentation of Steering Group members, expectations for...

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Latvian and Estonian farmers co-operate in the field of water protection 15-16 February 2016

In Jelgava, Latvia on February 15th – 16th took place aconference about the latest developments inmanagement oforganic fertilizers. The conference was a...

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GreenAgri Conference “Environmental Requirements and Efficient Organic Fertilizer Management in the Baltic Sea Region Countries”

On 15.-16.02.2016. Farmers’ Parliament in cooperation with the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce organized a conference “Environmental Requirements and...

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GreenAgri conference – presentations

Below are the presentations for the Green Agri conference “Agri-Environmental requirements and efficient management of organic fertilizers in BSR countries”...

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Meeting on Project GreenAgri 11th January 2016

AGENDA NGO Farmers Parliament office, Republikas laukums 2, Riga Planning project activities for January-June 2016 WP1 “Management and co-ordination” activities:...

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Project Baltic Slurry Acidification LV partners working group meeting

On January 9, 2017, the Farmers’ Parliament hosted a meeting of the Latvian Partners Working Group on the Baltic Slurry...

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Baltic Slurry Acidification

Reducing Nitrogen Loss from Livestock Production by Promoting the Use of Slurry Acidification Techniques in the Baltic Sea Region (Baltic...

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Kick-off meeting of project GreenAgri 16-17 October 2015

Friday, 16 October 2015 AGENDA Pikla tourism farm 11:00-11:30 Welcome coffee and refreshments 11:30-11:35 Greetings from Mr. Roomet Sormus, chairman...

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GreenAgri

Environmentally-friendly Management of Organic Fertilizers in Agriculture Priority: P2 Sustainable use of common resources Specific objective: Reduced nutrients, hazardous substances and toxins inflow into...

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NUTRINFLOW

Practical actions for holistic drainage management for reduced nutrient inflow to Baltic Sea (NUTRINFLOW) Program: The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 Priority: P2...

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Elma-tp

MANUFACTURERS TRAINING PLATFORM (ELMA) 2013 – 1 – TR1 – LEO05 – 47598   Elma aims: -Raising awareness as to...

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Farm Inc.

Introducing Marketing Principles in the Agricultural Sector (Farm Inc.) Project No. 2013-1-IT-LEO05-03986 Agreement No. CUP G83D13000540006     WHAT  ...

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MARLO

Sustainable development of European rural areas through cooperation in marketing of local and organic food products (MARLO) Agreement No. 2013-1-ES1-LEO05-66705...

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Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and Latvian Environmental Protection Fund Project “Sewage sludge management in Latvia in relation to EU requirements” (08.2004 – 11.2005)

Project partners: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Swedish Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (JTI), Zemnieku Saeima (Latvia), Latvian Waste Management...

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PHARE project “Skill Raising System Establishment for Agriculture Machine Operators According to Labour Market Requirements” (08.2005 – 11.2006)

The goal of the project was to stimulate Latvian country human resource development and competitiveness by educating agriculture machine operators,...

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European Social Fund (ESF) project “Knowledge, Skills and Cooperation – the Key for New Projects” (07.2006 – 11.2006)

30 rural NGO leaders and activists were educated in training courses on project development and management, in order to raise...

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Leonardo da Vinci project “Progress in Vocational Training for Rural Development” (ProVoTrain) (10.2005 – 09.2007)

The overall aim of the ProVoTrain project was to promote sustainable development of rural areas by improving the Quality of...

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Latvian Environmental Protection Fund Project “Promotion of Environmental Requirements Adoption in Agricultural Enterprises” (08.2007 – 12.2007)

The goal of the project was to promote practical implementation of EU and Latvian environmental regulations, particularly Nitrate Directive, Integrated...

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EEA Financial Mechanism and Norwegian Financial Mechanism Grant for Activity Plan “Development of Project Application for Project “Renewable Energy Utilization in Latvia”” (10.2007 – 02.2008)

Farmers Parliament in cooperation with Latvian State Forestry Research Institute “Silava” performed an Activity Plan with the goal to develop...

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EEA Financial Mechanism and Norwegian Financial Mechanism Grant for Farmers Parliament Activities (09.2007 – 12.2009)

Farmers Parliament has received funding from EEA Financial Mechanism and Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period till 2009 for the...

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Latvian Environmental Protection Fund Project “Land owners and wild animals co-existence” (09.2008-12.2008)

The goal of the project: to promote environmental legislation implementation regarding wild animals and their protection in agricultural territories, while...

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EEA Financial Mechanism and Norwegian Financial Mechanism Project “Promotion of Renewable Energy Production and Application in Latvia Through Technology Transfer and Knowledge Integration Activities” (04.2009-03.2010)

The goal of the project is to promote renewable energy and environmental protection by facilitating bioenergy usage and production from...

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Leonardo da Vinci mobility grant for practice of Latvian rural SMEs specialists in UK

FP has received a Leonardo da Vinci mobility grant for placement of 2 representatives in Severnvale Academy (UK) for 2...

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European Commission project “CAP measures are profitable for everyone in Estonia and Latvia” (06.2009-09.2009)

The public awareness about the issues and objectives of European Common Agriculture Policy  both in Latvia and Estonia is low....

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SmartFarmer

Improving Skills for Smartfarming as an Innovative Tool for Rural Development and Economic Growth (SmartFarmer) Agreement No. LLP-LdV-ToI-13-CY-1671317 Project No....

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Leonardo Practice

Leonardo da Vinci  Mobility Project. “Professional Practice for Knowledge Based Decision Making Systems” No.2013-1-LV1-LEO02-05286″. Project aim – to improve the...

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Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of Innovation Project No.LLP-LdV/TOI/2008/LV/008 “Promotion and Marketing of Local and Regional Products” (PROUDFARMER) (10.2008-09.2010)

For many farmers all over Europe, struggling to survive in a rapidly changing agricultural and economical environment, the growing interest...

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Latvian Environmental Protection Fund Project „Promotion of Legislation Requirements on Pollution to Farmers” (09.2008-12.2008)

The goal of the project: to facilitate the implementation of environmental protection legislative requirements regarding pollution and pollution categories in...

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BalticCompact

Baltic Compact is an extension stage project to the strategic pan-Baltic project Baltic COMPASS. It promotes a balanced agro-environment governance...

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Farmers analyze innovative ways of water treatment

On Friday, March 4th the project “NUTRINFLOW” introduction meeting took place in Jelgava’s municipality. The participants were presented with the...

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SuMaNu

Project Platform SuMaNu – Sustainable Manure and Nutrient Management for Reduction of Nutrient Loss in the Baltic Sea Region Keeping...

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SmartAgriHubs

Project SmartAgriHubs – Connecting the dots to unleash the innovation potential for digital transformation of the European agri-food sector SmartAgriHubs is...

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PONICS VET: Hydroponics Agricultural Technician

PONICS VET is a European funded initiative that delivers training on the subject of Hydroponics Agricultural Technicians The training is...

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Seminar “Economically and eco-friendly watering/irrigation systems”

Union “Farmers’ Parliament” invites to attend seminar: Economically and eco-friendly watering/irrigation systems Precise watering provides farmers with better crop yields, while...

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Project NUTRINFLOW discussion – Water management and nutrient losses

On February 2, 2018, a discussion on water management and nutrient losses was organized by Farmers’ Parliament within the project...

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Project “Manure Standards” kick-off meeting

WHAT IS VALUABLE IN MANURE? On February 9, 2018, the Farmers’ Parliament and the State Plant Protection Service invited to...

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Baltic Slurry Acidification meeting of Latvian partners

On January 16, 2018 in Ozolnieki,  within the Baltic Slurry Acidification project, a meeting of Latvian partners took place. Participants:...

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Nutrinflow Project Seminar in Zaļenieki (with presentations)

On January 17, 2018, the Farmers’ Parliament organized a seminar on topical issues in the agricultural sector and environmentally-friendly measures...

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Jelgava municipality involves in an innovative drainage project

Municipality of Jelgava, engaging in a unique project in the whole Latvia, carries out reconstruction work on the ditches of...

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Expierence exchange trip to farms in Kurzeme

The Farmers’ Parliament on July 6, 2017  invited all interested parties to take part in an expierence exchange trip to three...

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Expierence exchange trip to farms in Kurzeme

The Farmers’ Parliament on July 6, 2017  invited all interested parties to take part in an expierence exchange trip to three...

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Experience exchange trip to Sēlija

On the sunny morning of May 25, more than 40 people went to the Selija farmers to gain experience and new...

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NUTRINFLOW experience exchange program to Finland

On 18 and 19 May 2017 representatives of the Farmers’ Parliament participated in the seminar of the Central Baltic Programme “Practical...

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Seminar “Examples of Good Practice in Organic Fertilizer Management”

The Union “Farmers’ Parliament” on May 25 invited all interested parties to take part in an experience exchange trip to...

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Discussion “Promoting Local Dialogue”

On April 24, 2017, the representatives of Farmers’ Parliament met with farmers in a joint debate on promoting local dialogue.

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In the framework of the GreenAgri project, Estonian farmers visit dairy farmers in Vidzeme

On April 19-20, the Union “Farmers’ Parliament” together with Estonian farmers in several days visited fairy farms in Vidzeme in...

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GreenAgri meeting on 21.04.2017.

On April 21st, a discussion was held on a working group for grain growers about environmental policy to provide a...

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Representatives of Farmers’ Parliament participated in the forum Mare Balticum

Farmers’ Parliament representatives Maira Dzelzkalēja Burmistre and Zanda Melnalksne participated in the Agroforum Mare Balticum on April 18-20. This time...

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Farmers’ Parliament representatives participating in the Agrarian Day 2017 with the presentation of the Nutrinflow project

On April 19, 2017, representatives of the Farmers’ Parliament participated in the Agrarian Day organized by the LUA in 2017...

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Farmers’ Parliament with the presentation within the NUTRINFLOW project participates in the Ramava exhibition “Spring Day 2017”

Maira Dzelzkaleja-Burmistre, Deputy Chairwoman of the Farmers’ Parliament, participated in the “Spring 2017” exhibition, which, as usual, was held at...

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Use of Organic Fertilizer in Denmark

From 4-6 of April, 2017, representatives of Farmers’ Parliament experts in the framework of the project “GreenAgri” together with colleagues...

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Discussion “Planning of production by incorporating environmentally friendly elements into practice”

On April 6, 2017, Farmers’ Parliament organized a meeting-seminar on production planning, including environmentally-friendly elements. Participants of the event were...

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Seminar for consultants “Soil Management Systems”

On February 24, 2017, in the framework of the GreenAgri project, Farmers’ Parliament held a seminar for consultants “Soil Management...

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Baltic Slurry Acidification project partners meeting

On February 20-22, 2017, a meeting of the partners of the Baltic Slurry Acidification project was held, organized by the...

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Seminar on the implementation of environmentally friendly elements for crop farmers

On February 17, 2017, Farmers’ Parliament organized seminar on the implementation of environmentally friendly elements for crop farmers. Crop farmers discussed...

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Project NUTRINFLOW meeting in Sweden

On 14-15 February, 2017, Farmers’ Parliament representative Inga Bērziņa participated in the NUTRINFLOW project meeting in Uppsala, Sweden. participents were...

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GreenAgri working group meeting with Estonian partners

On 07.02.2017. GreenAgri working group meeting was held in Salacgriva, Latvia. Representatives from Farmers’ Parliament Zanda Melnalksne and Inga Bērziņa...

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January 24, 2017 seminar on Fertilizer Planning

On January 24, in the Latvian Rural Advisory and Training center Farmers’ Parliament held a seminar on fertilizer plans including...

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Farmers’ Parliament in Green Week in Berlin NUTRINFLOW

On January 19-20, 2017, Zanda Melnalksne, a representative of the Farmers’ Parliament, participated in several events in Berlin during the...

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Farmers’ Parliament in the Green Week in Berlin BSA

On January 19-20, 2017, Farmers’ Parliament Agricultural Policy Expert Martins Trons participated in several events in Berlin during the Green Week....

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Seminar “Topicalities in the agricultural and environmental sectors” on January 13, 2017

On January 13, 2017, a seminar organized by the Farmer’s Saeima “Current issues in the agricultural and environmental sectors” took...

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13.12.2016. GreenAgri steering group and working group meeting

Meeting of the steering group and the working group in the framework of the GreenAgri project.  Program: ECAC office, Vilmsi...

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Rural Day “Techniques to return the overgrown land to agricultural production”

On November 3, the Farmers’ Parliament organized the Rural Day Techniques to return the overgrown land to agricultural production” held...

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Project NUTRINFLOW seminar “Management of amelioration systems”

Environmentally friendly and satisfactory amelioration systems for farmers is one of the main cornerstones of reducing eutrophication in the Baltic...

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About the exhibition EuroTier 2016 seen

Farmers’ Parliament Agricultural Policy Expert Martins Trons visited the EuroTier exhibition in Hannover, Germany, on 16-18 November 2016,  exhibition brings together...

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Seminar for agricultural advisors and environmental experts 15-16 November 2016

15-16th November, 2016 Hotel “Dorpat” seminar room “Krause”, Tartu, Estonia Program Tuesday 15.11.2016. 12:00-13:00 Registration 13:00-14:00 New EU-legislation affects use...

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Thematic seminar “Limitation of water pollution in Latvia – contribution of European territorial cooperation programs”

On October 26, 2016, a thematic seminar “Limitation of Water Pollution in Latvia – Contribution of European Territorial Cooperation Programs”...

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