Super-G Kicks Off

Super-G kicks off!

The kick-off meeting of the H2020 project SUPER-G will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from 13 to 15 June and will be hosted by project partners CONSULAI.  

SUPER-G, aims to co-develop sustainable permanent grassland systems and policies with farmers and policy makers that will be effective in optimising productivity, whilst supporting biodiversity and delivering a number of other public goods and services.  

SUPER-G is a 5-year, multi-actor project under the Horizon 2020 SFS-27-2017 call. 

The SUPER-G consortium is made up of 20 project partners and will involve 20+ farm networks and 17+ experimental platforms and field experiments across 5 biogeographical regions in Europe. The project will benchmark & synthesise data on permanent grassland performance by means of: evidence reviews, field experimentation, expert elicitation and modelling. 

Outputs and impacts from SUPER-G include:  

  • Better understanding of¬†the¬†importance and functioning of¬†permanent grasslands;
  • Increased availability and uptake of¬†grassland¬†management options & technologies;
  • Improved competitiveness of farming systems based on¬†or including¬†permanent grassland;¬†
  • Development of agricultural¬†and environmental¬†policies that support optimal management of¬†permanent grasslands.¬†

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