DIGIT Newsletter #2

For the last months, DIGIT is seeking testers for our Open Eduational Resources to be launched next winter. We are still looking for SMEs interested in export agri-food products for the EU via digital tools, as well as teachers who want to specialise in agri-food internationalization.

This newsletter edition highlights news the agri-food sector. In the past months, the production costs increases were a big concern. Innovations to ease the disruptions became an important discussion as well.

DIGIT NEWS

The Expression of Interest for SMEs, Internationalization professionals and teachers is still open. Participate to pilot our first materials on internationalization via digitalization. These materials are completely free and you will get a certificate as a tester. Learn more here.


DIGIT website is now live! We will post more about project updates and make our learning toolkits available there. Bookmark it and keep yourself updated here.


News on the Toolkit on Digital Marketing Techniques will come on the next newsletter. Stay tuned!

News on digitalization

First shipping of Ukrainian grains left Odesa port this morning

After the deal among Ukraine and Russia, it is expected wheat prices decline in the following days. The ship left for Lebanon this morning.

Carbon farming is giving healthier soils and opening new market
Farmers from a pilot initiative  in the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway and Germany already benefit from selling carbon credits to local companies. Changing pesticides, planting trees that absorb carbon monoxide and rotating crops are some of the changes implemented in the program. Now, the EU extended the opportunity to all members.

FAO promotes green agriculture and ransforms agri-food systems
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched its programme “one country, one product” to enhance efficiency and resilience of key European agri-food products. The programme also wants to reduce the environmental impact of key agri-food chains to boost sustainability in the long term.

Funding opportunity

Are you a creative 14 to 35 year-old person who has interest in Bioeconomy? Then take part in the creative competition organised by the European Commission. Win 500 euros for your creative solution! Applications are open until 15 August in here.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme under project number 2021-1-DE02-KA220-VET-000034657