In the opinion of the signatories of the adopted Position Paper, the the main priorites of the National Strategic Plan for the Common Agricultural Policy should be to protect and enhance the ecological sustainability of ecosystems and to achieve climate neutrality of agriculture by 2050. The decisions on the directions of development of rural areas…Details
OSA is a partner and representative of Poland in the European AGROMIX project under the Horizon 2020 program
On April 28th 2020, OSA signed an agreement with the European Commission (Grant Agreement) No. 862923 for the implementation of AGROMIX project, funded by Horizon 2020 program. The project is coordinated by Coventry University and brings together researchers, farmers and policymakers to explore the transition towards resilient farming, efficient land management, and sustainable agricultural value…Details
On August 19th 2019, we have sent an appeal to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MRiRW), Mr. Krzysztof Ardanowski, with a request to introduce agroforestry to the Rural Development Program within the CAP after 2020. On October 25th 2019, the Undersecretary of State, Mr. Ryszard Zarudzki, informed that the MRiRW is at the…Details
What agroforestry innovations in farms can we develop? What design and tree species were selected for silvoarable system in organic farm under windy seaside conditions? What has happended in the last few months in the EIP OG farm with agroforestry herbs production? We discussed these issues during the seminar, organized on 26th April 2019 at…Details
OSA members co-organized 2nd Polish Agroforestry Conference “Perspectives of agroforestry development in Poland”
University of Life Sciences (SGGW) hosted in Warsaw, on the 25th January 2019, the 2nd Polish Agroforestry Conference “Perspectives of agroforestry development in Poland” with the aim to present current knowledge on agroforestry and Polish agroforestry farms. The event has been organized by Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation in Puławy and funded by…Details
On 22nd October 2018, the scientific seminar was held at the IUNG-PIB. OSA was a co-organizer of the event. The meeting gathered renowned Polish experts on Trees outside Forests and landscape architects. The aim of the event was to link agroforestry perspectives and traditions of afforestation in agricultural landscape.
OSA supports activities within EIP Operational Group dealing with agroforestry. Members of OSA are involved in the consortium. The agreement between the leader (Foundation for Lubelskie Development) and payment agency (ARiMR) has been signed on 14th June 2018 in Lublin branch of ARiMR. The objective of this operation is to develop and implement a sustainable…Details
Polish Agroforestry Association and Organic Agriculture Forum take joint initiatives in the appropriate national fora and co-operate in the field of promotion of Polish organic food.
OSA members are involved in activities carried out within the LIFE project “Trees for Europe’s Green Infrastructure” led by Eco-Development Foundation. The project intends to develop recommendations and good practices for Trees outside Forests located on rural areas, including agroforestry systems.
OSA started collaboration with group of beef farmers in Beskid Niski region, practicing silvopastoralism. The aim of the cooperation is to strengthen good image of the farms and promote high-quality meat products.