Title Multifunctional Agriculture In Europe - Social and Ecological Impacts on Organic Farms
Project Number 510142-LLP-1-2010-1-DE-LEONARDO-LNW
Product Dissemination and Communication
Title Dissemination and Communication
Product Type distribution methods
During the MAiE project the following distribution methods have been used:
-Installation of National Competence Centers in Italy, Portugal, Finland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Germany
-Installation of one Transnational Competence Centre (www.maie-project.eu)
-Installation of National Focus Groups consisting of Social Farming stakeholders with different professional backgrounds (e.g. from the health, education, justice, agriculture sector etc.)
-Project website: www.maie-project.eu
-Development and dissemination of project flyer in 8 different languages and poster
-Edition of press releases and articles for journals, magazines, newspapers
-Realization of the “Summer School” and the Final Conference in combination with the Farming for Health Conference in Portugal
- 5 transnational meetings
During the MAiE project various dissemination materials and methods have been developed. The MAiE logo, flyer and poster have been developed and disseminated during the whole project duration. The MAiE-website has been designed and provided project related information as well as information to social farming and multifunctional agriculture in partner countries. In the end-phase of the project the web-page has been transformed into Transnational Virtual Competence Center serving as a platform for international networks, knowledge transfer, and exchange of experiences beyond the project lifetime. Competence Centres at national level have been established to ensure support of regional/ national networks and of course the link to the Transnational Virtual Competence Center.
Further PR-materials like video-clips, interviews, articles in journals, newspapers by each partner has been realized. Each partner has published MAiE relevant information on the websites of their organizations. Final Dissemination Conference in Lisbon (PT) was one of the main project dissemination events, where the curriculum and project outcomes has been presented to a public.
- Wide public interested in Social Farming issues
- Professionals from farmers’ associations
- Professionals in the agricultural, social, justice, health and education sectors,
- Teachers from social schools, universities of applied science, universities of cooperative education
- Policy makers in the health, education, agricultural, justice and social policy sectors
Result The result of dissemination activities is to promote and make project results (e.g. curriculum and supportive training materials) available for potential users. The establishment of National and Transnational Competence Centres will ensure networking and exchange on Social Farming and application of project results on national and international level. Via this network the viability of the curriculum will be ensured also beyond the project.
Area of application Distribution of project results and networking in Social farming field within and between agricultural, horticultural, environmental, social and education sector.