Work package 6: Strategies, methods and tools to sustain crop diversification all along the value chain

WP6 will develop comprehensive and long-term strategies, recommendations and tools to promote the adoption of crop diversification within the current sociotechnical system. This work package will: i) set up a Stakeholder Platform to monitor project outcomes and develop recommendations for relevant sectors along the value chain; ii) evaluate existing, and devel-op improved decision support and learning tools that help farmers and advisors assessing various diversification alternatives; iii) propose professional training and education strategies adapted to enable and increase crop diversification; iv) set up, with local public and regional managers, a roadmap to include cropping system diversification as a key target in their strategies; and v) propose, with national and European managers, agricultural policy instruments and economic incentives that can be implemented to foster crop diversification in the long term.


  • Katie Bliss, ORC, Work package leader
  • Sylvain Sturel, APCA, Work package co-leader