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2018 AREFLH General Assembly: the future of the CAP on the agenda

March 2018

AREFLH’s general assembly (Assembly of European Horticultural Regions) was held yesterday 28th of March in Brussels. In the presence of distinguished guests such as MEP Herbert Dorfmann and João Onofre from the European Commission, the association put forward its position on the future of the fruit and vegetable sector in the post-2020 CAP.

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Task Force on Fruit and Vegetable research applauds the multi-actor approach, but laments its under-representation

On 23 January 2018, Freshfel Europe (the European Fresh Produce Association) and A.R.E.F.L.H. (the European Assembly of fruit, vegetable and horticulture regions) organised in coordination with the two European university and research centre networks for fruit and vegetable related research, EUFRIN and EUVRIN, a conference on the research priorities for the fruit and vegetable sector for the current Horizon 2020 funding programme and its successor, Framework Programme 9 (FP9).

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EUFRUIT General Assembly

Nov 2017
On 14 November 2017, the EUFRUIT consortium met in Brussels for its yearly General Assembly. EUFRUIT is a multi-layered, thematic network under the Horizon 2020 programme (Project ID: 696337) that aims to bridge the gap between research outcomes and uptake of those results by the sector itself. Already halfway through the project, the consortium members collected a large array of best practices and ongoing research efforts on a public Knowledge Platform at Additionally, the platform offers a set of synthesis reports which reflect the current state of play in research along four thematic areas: performance of new varieties and cultivar developments, minimising residues on fruit and in the environment, improving quality during handling and storage, and enhancing sustainable production systems.

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White Paper on the F&V CMO couverture OCM ENG 72px

Sept 2017

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Peach and nectarines exceptional measures

August 2017

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March 2017

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The APO members of AREFLH support the F&V CMO

Dec 2016

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Le réseau EUFRUIT favorise l'accès à la recherche et l’innovation pour les fruits

Nov 2016

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Sept 2016

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A new management team within AREFLH

June 2016

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Mission in China 

June 2016

A delegation of chestnut producers and processors of France, Spain and Portugal participated to a professional mission to China.

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Creation of a European Partnership for Innovation for fruits and vegetables

Oct 2012

The AREFLH Research and Innovation Committee has just decided to draw up a European Innovation Partnership (EIP) for fruit and vegetables. In partnership with Freshfel, the AREFLH will lead the project, which will bring together research, experimentation and transfer centers and organizations representing the sector (production and trade).

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Not to be missed

AREFLH's conference on the promotion of F&V among its members. 11th May at Macfrut, Italy.

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Press release on the conference on F&V research priorities, January 2018

CONFERENCE ON F&V RESEARCH PRIORITIES, JANUARY 2018 Task Force on Fruit and Vegetable research applauds the multi-actor approach, but laments its under-representation Task Force on Fruit and Vegetable research applauds the multi-actor approach, but laments…

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