In the n. 5/2018 issue of Ecoscienza, the bimonthly journal of Arpae – Regional Agency for Prevention, Environment and Energy of Emilia-Romagna, an article about the Bio2 Project and the evolutionary populations of wheat has been published.

The article highlights the importance of heritage varieties of wheat and evolutionary populations as opportunities for the valorization of organic and quality products of high hill and mountain farms and presents our project Bio2 (Italian only).

 

Scientific Program, Press Release and Presentations held at “ From Seed to Pasta III – A Sustainable Durum Wheat Chain For Food Security And Healthy Lives” (Bologna, 19 -21 September 2018), within the “Innovation in the durum wheat-pasta chain” session 7 and round table moderated by Roberto Ranieri.

While awaiting the next Pastaria Festival 2018, here is some information about organic pasta from last year’s conference. Article by Ilaria Mazzoli on Pastaria International DE 5/2018.

 SANA 2018 ORGANIC SURVEY – ORGANICS IN NUMBERS: CONSUMER DRIVERS AND NOVELTY PRODUCTS FOR THE SPECIALIST CHANNEL.

Presentation of the SANA Organic Survey carried out by Nomisma and presentation of SINAB-MIPAAFT and ISMEA research data. (Italian only)

Presentation by Roberto Ranieri on the future of the agro-food supply chains starting from the present trends, held at “Wheats&Women International conference and the Carlotta award 2018”, within the “Agriculture and 2030 Agenda (the future of farming) session.

In the January/February issue of the monthly journal of agriculture of Regione Emilia-Romagna, an article about Bio2 has been published.

The article, which deals with the objectives, partners, first results and next steps of the project, is part of a focus on ancient grains.
The focus presents the agronomic characteristics of ancient wheats, the projects in Emilia-Romagna aimed at their recovery, conservation and valorization, the marketing rules. Interviews with nutritionists, agronomists and young researchers are reported.