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The role of the farming community in strengthening water management in the Baltic Sea Region – Invitation

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The role of the farming community in strengthening water management in the Baltic Sea Region – Invitation

The Waterdrive project www.water-drive.eu invites you to a zoom meeting aiming to test and discuss some results of the project in dialogue with farmers and agricultural advisors.

Wednesday June 16, 09.00 – 11.30 CET

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtf-murjMtHdYNVO5DhUQabWFGK0-3LVcT

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Agenda

09.00 – 09.45

Waterdrive – preliminary results and findings (45 minutes incl. polling)

Strengthening the role of the farmer and advisor, Frank Bondgaard, SEGES
For what reasons and through what services?

Developing effective decision support for local management, Ainis Lagzdins, LLU
For what reasons and by what means?

Reshaping policy incentives towards smarter water management, Kaja Peterson, SEIT. For what reasons and with what policy changes?

09.45 – 10.00 Coffee

10.00 – 10.45

Invited speakers – Reflexions on Waterdrive findings in the context of strengthening smart water management in the agricultural landscape.

Riina Maruštšak, Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce.
The Baltic States farmers’ perspective

Katarzyna Boczek, Deputy Director of the Polish Agricultural Advisory Service.
The agricultural advisory service perspective

Otto von Arnold, Farmer at Jordberga farm in southern Sweden.
The policy and support systems approach and perspective

10.45 – 11.15

Questions and discussion in three separate digital rooms 1: farmers perspective, 2: advisory services perspective and 3: policies and support systems.

11.15 – 11.30 Wrap-up and next steps.

More detailed information here!