iSAGE Final Conference
Opportunities to improve the profitability and sustainability of the sheep and goat sector.
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Rue Gineste, 3 – 1210 Brussels.
Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 09.30 to 16.30h
The meeting will be of interest to farmer and processor organisations, government and non-governmental bodies and international organizations with a role in the sheep and goat sector.
The aim is to discuss implementation strategies for ISAGE project outputs and to provide recommendations at the European scale of future needs to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of sheep and goat systems through:
- Increased efficiency and profitability.
- Improved overall sustainability (environment, welfare) and innovative capacity of the sector.
- Enhanced consumer acceptance of sheep and goat products
- New efficiency traits for breeding schemes
There is no registration fee
iSAGE is an EU H2020 project coordinated by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. It has a strong and multi-lateral consortium consisting of 34 partners from 6 EU countries and Turkey. Eighteen industry partners represent about 16,000 sheep and goat farmers with 5.5 million sheep and goats. The project will last 4 years from March 2016.