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


Ojaku tourism farm, Parnu county,

11:00 Welcome coffee and refreshments

11:15 Presentation of Steering Group members, expectations for the project

11:30 Presentation of project main goals, target groups and expected results. Expectations of partner organisation for the project. Roomet Sormus, Chairman of the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce, Maira Dzelzkalēja-Burmistre, Vicce Chairwoman of Union “Farmers Parliament”

11:45 Presentation of the project acitivity plan and time schedule, first results of Milestone 1, Silja Lehtpuu, project co-ordinator, Gravitas Consult OU

12:10 Presentation of espectations of Central-Baltic Programme 2014-2020. Ulari Alamets, project manager, Joint Technical Secretariat of Central-Baltic Programme 2014-2020. 

12:30 Lunch

13:00 Presentation of pilot programme, approval of the list of 20 pilot farms. Ann Riisenberg, WP2/Environmental specialist. Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce. Zanda Melnalksne and Inga Berzina, The Union “Farmers Parliament”

13:30 Questions and answers, free discussions

14:00 End of Steering Group meeting.

14:15-17:00 Working group meeting

WP1 “Management and co-ordination” activities:

– Planning next project meeting in latvia, April 2016

– Reporting of Milestone 1 in March 2016

WP2 “Testing” activities:

– Planning first workinf meeting with Estonian Crop Research Institute, April 2016

– Next steps of pilot programme-activities March-July 2016

– Finding environmental/agricultural experts supporting pilot farms – results

WP3 “Skills and knowledge improvement” activities:

– Planning the study tour of Latvian farmers to Estonia in 20-21 April 2016

– Planning first joint open demo day in Estonia, August 2016

– Planning trainings for experts/advisors

WP4 “Improving cooperation” activities:

– Planning next workshops in Estonia and Latvia in first half of 2016

– Planning tender of economical analysis of new regulations

WP5 “Communication” activities:

– Publishing project newsletter in March 2016

– Planning info seminars and local demo days in both countries (presenting the results of technology survey)