ENHANCE Workshop within “Agriculture for Life, Life for agriculture” Conference

On June 8, 2017, the ENHANCE workshop was held within the conference “Agriculture for Life, Life for Agriculture”, at the end of the first day of presentations, also benefiting from the presence of the ENHANCE Swiss partners. The workshop took place in the building P, MIEADR Faculty, USAMV Bucharest. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Sixth training session – third courses session of the "Statistics and Econometrics" course module of the twinning project ENHANCE "Building an Excellency Network for Heightening Agricultural ecoNomic researCh and Education in Romania"

Within the ENHANCE project, during the period between 13-16 June 2017, the third session of the "Sattistics and Econometrics" course module will be conducted at the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering and Rural Development by Ms. Anne C. Wunderlich and Mr. Andreas Kohler, researchers at the Socioeconomics Department of Agroscope, Switzerland. The participants are teachers, PhD students, master students from the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Fifth training session – second courses session of the "Economic models in policy evaluation" course module of the twinning project ENHANCE "Building an Excellency Network for Heightening Agricultural ecoNomic researCh and Education in Romania"

Within the ENHANCE project, during the period between 27-31 March 2017, the second session of the "Economic Models in Policy Evaluation" course module will be conducted at the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering and Rural Development by Dr. Thomas Herzfeld and Dr. Mathias Kloss from the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO). The participants are teachers, PhD students, master students from the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Fourth training session – "Qualitative Research Methods" course module of the twinning project ENHANCE "Building an Excellency Network for Heightening Agricultural ecoNomic researCh and Education in Romania"

Within the ENHANCE project, during the period between 21-24 February 2017, the "Qualitative Research Methods" course module will be conducted at the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering and Rural Development by Mr. Friedrich Leitgeb, Ph.D, lecturer at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences from Vienna. The participants are teachers, PhD students, master students from the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Third training session - “INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURAL FUTURES MARKETS” of the twinning project ENHANCE “BUILDING AN EXCELLENCY NETWORK FOR HEIGHTENING AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIC RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN ROMANIA"

The first training session ”Introduction to agricultural futures markets” started on November 15, 2016th and was held at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Presenting ENHANCE Project at INDAGRA - International trade fair of equipment and products in agriculture, horticulture, viticulture and animal husbandry, Bucharest, Romania

The ENHANCE project was presented at the INDAGRA trade fair (exclusive crosstoad for all economic and agronomic students, researchers, investors and visitors interested in the agricultural field), in order to promote the efforts made to enhance the quality of agricultural economic research within the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Second Training Session - “APPLIED STATISTICS AND ECONOMETRICS PROGRAM” of the twinning project ENHANCE “BUILDING AN EXCELLENCY NETWORK FOR HEIGHTENING AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIC RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN ROMANIA"

The training sessions on the topic “Statistics and Econometrics” continued at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest starting from October 18th, 2016 at 9:00 AM. The courses were delivered by the same lecturers from the first training session, Anne Wunderlich and Andreas Kohler from Federal Research Centre for Agriculture from Switzerland (AGROSCOPE). More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Presentation of the ENHANCE Project at European Researchers’ Night, Bucharest, Romania

The ENHANCE Project team were present at the European Researchers’ Nights on September 30th, 2016 in order to exhibit the aim of the project and to promote the recently completed Summer School (The first event focused on “Scientific Working” and took place in Bucharest between 19-23 September 2016) and the future Summer School (the second ENHANCE Summer School focuses on “Policy Evaluation” and will take place at USAMV Bucharest from 18-22 September 2017) organized at the Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, under the auspices of the ENHANCE project. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Project Flyer

In order to better reach the target audience and provide information about the ENHANCE project, a dissemination flyer has been developed, comprising general information about the project concept and general approach, expected results and project partners. The ENHANCE project flyer can be downloaded in electronic format from here as a pdf file.

 

 


 

IAMO researchers in dialogue with politicians of the German Bundestag

On June 2, 2016, IAMO Director Thomas Herzfeld exchanged ideas on the promotion of science with Stefan Kaufmann, Spokesperson of the CDU-CSU parliamentary group on the Committee on Education, Research and Technology Assessment. The EU twinning project "Building an Excellency Network for Heightening Agricultural Economic Research and Education in Romania" was presented as an example. The discussions were held in the context of the "Leibniz in the German Bundestag" event, organised once a year by the Leibniz Association during wchich researchers from IAMO meet with members of the parliament in Berlin to hold bilateral discussions. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

First training session – Module 1 from "Statistics and econometrics" course of the twinning project ENHANCE "Building an Excellency Network for Heightening Agricultural ecoNomic researCh and Education in Romania"

On May 10th, 2016 the first module of the "Statistics and econometrics" course, consisting of a four-day training session took place at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, being one of the key components of the Twinning project ENHANCE. The course was held by two lecturers, Anne Wunderlich and Andreas Kohler from Federal Research Centre for Agriculture from Switzerland (AGROSCOPE). More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Presentation of the ENHANCE Project at CASEE - Central and South Eastern Europe Conference, Banat’s University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Timișoara

A brief presentation of the steps undertaken in the project took place, along with the planned steps, main objectives and information about the project consortium. Another objective met was the dissemination of information about the first Summer School from project ENHANCE. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Presentation of the ENHANCE Project in the article "Was is(s) t der Donauraum?" published BOKU in the supplement of the Newspaper - Wiener Zeitung

The article "Was is(s) t der Donauraum?" was published BOKU in the supplement of the Newspaper - Wiener Zeitung. The article can be downloade from here. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Presentation of the ENHANCE Project to WISO Department - University for Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

The presentation of the ENHANCE project, besides the information related to the project consortium and objectives, focused on the main objective of the project: enhancing the quality of agricultural economic research within the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest. More information can be found here.

 

 


 

Presentation of the ENHANCE Project in the article "EU funds research project to strengthen agronomic competency in Romania" published in the IAMO Newsletter

The article "EU funds research project to strengthen agronomic competency in Romania" was published in the IAMO Newsletter, comprising a brief presentation of the ENHANCE project in December 2015. More information can be found here.