European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture

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The European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture (ESCORENA) is a web-based networking and knowledge sharing platform for people around the world. ESCORENA Network is a European initiative which asserts the use of information and communication technology to further the goals of agriculture and food security as well as safety. ESCORENA acts as a neutral platform where members from various parts of the world can participate.

ESCORENA was established in 1974 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and European research institutions.

ESCORENA consists of nineteen (19) thematic Networks namely Apricot Network,[1] Buffalo Network,[2] CENTAUR Biomedical Technology, Epidemiology and Food Safety Network,[3] Cotton Network,[4] Farm Animal Welfare (FAW) Network,[5] Flax and other Bast Plants Network,[6] Museum Network,[7] Network of Aquaculture Centres in Central and Eastern Europe (NACEE),[8] Network on Capacity Development in Nutrition (NCDN),[9] [10] Network on Nuts,[11] Olives Network,[12] Organic Edunet,[13] Pastures Network,[14] Rice Network,[15] Sheep & Goats Network,[16] Sunflower Network,[17] Agromarketing Network,[18] Rye Network,[19] in addition to the inter-disciplinary networks namely Sustainable Rural Energy Network (SREN)[20] and Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agriculture Network (RAMIRAN).[21] ESCORENA Networks conduct regular technical meetings, workshops and trainings for its members and participants. ESCORENA regularly publishes research results, proceedings and special studies in scientific journals and bulletins. The most recent Scientific Bulletin of ESCORENA has been published by Aurel Vlaicu, University of Arad, Romania.[22]


  1. ^ "Apricot Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  2. ^ "Buffalo Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  3. ^ "CENTAUR Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  4. ^ "Cotton Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  5. ^ "Farm Animal Welfare" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  6. ^ "Flax and other Bast Plants Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  7. ^ "Museum Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  8. ^ "Network of Aquaculture Centres in Central and Eastern Europe" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  9. ^ "Network on Capacity Development on Nutrition" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  10. ^ "NCDN CEE Meeting" Retrieved on 2011-07-26.
  11. ^ "Nuts" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  12. ^ "Olives Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  13. ^ "Organic Edunet" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  14. ^ "Pastures Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  15. ^ "Rice Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  16. ^ "Sheep & Goats Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  17. ^ "Sunflower Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  18. ^ "Agromarketing Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-28.
  19. ^ "Rye Network" Retrieved on 2016-12-23.
  20. ^ "Sustainable Rural Energy Network" Retrieved on 2011-08-01.
  21. ^ "Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agricultural Network" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.
  22. ^ "Scientific Bulletin of ESCORENA" Retrieved on 2011-07-18.

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