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Biodiversity conservation and community development in Transylvania
Conservarea biodiversităţii şi dezvoltare comunitară în Transilvania


April 2013: Swiss-funded project for economic development of High Nature Value farmed landscapes

In April 2013, Fundatia ADEPT, in partnership with WWF Romania and ProPark, the Romanian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and AGRIDEA (Switzerland) began a 3-year project, funded by the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Programme, to develop ways to give economic viability to the important High Nature Value farmed landscapes of Romania, and to the small-scale farming communities who maintain them.
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March 2013: Fundatia ADEPT wins international competition for funding for mountain bike trail that links nature to rural incomes

On 29 March, it was announced that Fundatia ADEPT’s project ’Discover Târnava Mare by bike’ had won first place in an international competition for outdoor projects that support communities and protect nature.

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Dec 2012: Fundația ADEPT wins top EU communication prize for farm advisory services

10 December 2012, Brussels: in a Europe-wide competition, 'Best CAP communication award', organized by the European Commission, the Romanian ADEPT Foundation (Fundația ADEPT Transilvania) won first prize in the 'Communication to the beneficiaries' category.

ADEPT Foundation’s project ’Information networks for farmers in Transylvania’ received most public votes at the competition. Places 2 and 3 were occupied by projects in the Netherlands and Spain.
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Nov 2012: New product launched linking quality foods to quality landscapes: the Art of DAR

The Art of Dar combines the highest quality Transylvanian foods and crafts. It has successfully used a news story, provoking media interest, to raise the profile of Transylvanian products in general.
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Sept 2012: Fundația ADEPT participates in debate on sustainable farming and food security, Copenhagen

 Sustainable farming, food security and the future of the EU’s rural communities were discussed at a recent workshop at European Environment Agency in Copenhagen, attended by Fundatia ADEPT. In this short film clip, Nat Page speaks about the positive links, rather than contradictions, between long-term food security and the preservation of traditional farmed landscapes.
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2014: Top EU DG Environment prize for bringing benefits to small-scale farmers

ADEPT wins top EU prize three years in succession for bringing benefits to small-scale farmers
In May 2014, ADEPT won top prize for the socio-economic benefits category of the newly-launched Natura 2000 prize from DG Environment. This follows EU top prizes in 2012 and 2013 from DG Agriculture for best communcation with farmers. This shows how ADEPT is crossing policy boundaries, delivering top-quality integrated programmes for the benefit of small-scale farmers in Romania. ADEPT hopes to replicate this successful, innovative model more widely in Europe. more

2013: top EU prize for communications won again in Brussels by Fundatia ADEPT 

9 December 2013, Brussels. For the second year in succession, Fundația ADEPT won a top EU prize for innovative communication with small-scale farmers, with its SMS Family Farms project. The project was developed with communication specialists KAMA System Ltd, and supported by Fundatia Orange and by the Swiss Romanian Cooperation Fund.

Visit SMSFF project. [RO | EN]
Read News Report [EN]
Get ADEPT Press Release CAPCA.pdf [RO]
Watch Video[YouTube - EN]

2012: top EU prize for communication CAP Communication Awards

EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos presenting Ben Mehedin with first prize for communicating with farmers under the Best CAP Communication Awards competition.

Sponsorul Oficial - Fundația Orange România