Innovative Farmers in the Spotlight

Kielekampsteeg 32, wageningen, Wageningen
184 Boerderij Academy, Rundveehouderij, Akkerbouw, Varkenshouderij, Pluimveehouderij, Evenementenhal

Details evenement

29 november 2014
10:00 uur
Kielekampsteeg 32, wageningen, Wageningen
Stichting Boerengroep

Innovative Farmers in the Spotlight
The annual International Farmer Innovation Day (IFID) offers a time to celebrate and stimulate the creativity of innovative farmers which is often not recognized. Also, the event provides a source of inspiration to farmers and other stakeholders in agricultural research and development (AR&D) towards more equal and respectful cooperation and mutual understanding.
This year the event will be celebrated in Cameroon, India, Kenya, Nepal, Mali and also the Netherlands!

The Program:
- 10:00 Reception, coffee/tea
- Introduction European Innovation Partnership Henk Kieft, ETC foundation: Netwerk Platteland / Netherlands Rural Network
- Innovative farmers in the Global South
Laurens van Veldhuizen, ETC foundation: PROmoting Local INNOVAtion
- Future Farmers in the Spotlight
Joris van der Kamp: Future farmers
- Innovative farmers tell their stories
*Klarien Klingen: De Groentehof bij Fruitweelde
*Jan Graafland: Dairy farmer and Innovator in closed loop farming
- Guided tour Droevendaal experimental farm by Dirk van Apeldoorn
- Extension and reflection
- 13:30 Free Lunch

Interested to join this event on the 29th of November? Please send an email to: to confirm your attendance!
See more info on IFID