WP 4: Implementation of joint activities

The objective of WP4 is to prepare research actors at all levels and involve high level research teams to answer trans-national calls for proposals, in order to conduct research on the core of RURAGRI: understanding the new relation-ships between rural areas and agriculture to face sustainability. It will develop a joint action plan dealing with the new opportunities and gaps, training activities and joint networks of excellence. WP4 will define the enabling conditions for the implementation of joint activities and organise their actual implementation.


  • Selection of at least two joint national or regional programmes for which joint activities will be implemented
  • Selection of joint activities and elaboration of a joint action plan
  • Preparation for joint activities fostering trans-national exchanges
  • Preparation of mutual opening of facilities and laboratories
  • Preparation of common selection and evaluation procedures
    Implementation of joint activities
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the selected joint activities
    Network co-ordination activities and support to the consortium management

Workpackage lead

Cathal O`Donoghue (TEAGASC, IE)
Email: cathal.odonoghue@teagasc.ie

Joan Calvera (INIA, ES)
Phone: +34 91 3476801
Email: calvera@inia.es

Manuel Arriaza (INIA-IFAPA, ES)
Phone: +34 957 016007
Email: manuel.arriaza