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RISE at EP Intergroup meeting

"Circular Economy for a new agriculture" was the title of the Integroup meeting held at the European Parliament on June 27th in which Janez Potočnik, Chairman of the RISE Foundation, was invited to present the contribution of the RISE Foundation's reports to the Circular Economy. Mr. Potočnik started his intervention with an overview of the challenges that Eur ...

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NRR report highlighted at the FFA 2016

On March 22nd, the Annual Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) met in Brussels for the 9th consecutive year. This time, it called on the agri-food industry, governments and NGOs to innovate and collaborate in order to meet current and future food and environment security challenges. In a meeting which opened with a video address by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and featured a range of glo ...


NRR Workshop at the European Parliament

11th November 2015. On the 11th of November, the RISE Foundation held a workshop on Nutrient Recovery and Recycling at the European Parliament hosted by Paolo de Castro (MEP). Held as part of its current study of nutrient recovery and recycling in Europe, the event brought together Members of Parliament with academics and practitioners in order to examine both the challenges and opportunities o ...


Launch of RISE NRR Report

On March 21st, the RISE Foundation launched its latest report at an event held in Brussels with over 100 participants and chaired by Corrado Pirzio-Biroli, CEO of the RISE Foundation. Among the audience were members of the European Commission, academics, company representatives, NGOs and members of nutrient platforms. Janez Potocnik delivering the opening speech Janez Potocnik, Chairman of the ...

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EXPO Milan: Workshop on Nutrient Recycling and Reuse

RISE Expert Workshop on Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture and Nutrient Recycling and Reuse September 23rd 2015 EU Pavilion – EXPO Milano A copy of the workshop programme is available here. On the 23rd of September, the RISE Foundation held a Workshop on Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture and Nutrient Recycling and Reuse in the EU Pavilion at the EXPO Milan. The aim ...

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