Agrinatura is a European Alliance on Agricultural Knowledge for Development, a new entity established jointly by European Research and Education organisations. It is based on two pillars – Agrinatura Association regrouping all members and Agrinatura-EEIG, which is its operational arm. Activities are managed by the Joint Management Unit, with one office in Prague (Information & Communication, Association secretariat) and one office in Paris (Directorate, Business management, Administration, EEIG secretariat).
Board of Directors
The Agrinatura Association is administered by a Board of Directors consisting of the President and the Vice-President and Board members. Directors are the representatives of the members of the General Assembly elected by it upon proposition by President.
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Natural Resource Institute, University of Greenwich
The Board of Directors appoints a Secretary General and approved by next General Assembly. He (she) is responsible for the development and the execution of the projects of the Agrinatura network. The Secretariat shall regularly report the execution of its delegations to the Board of Directors. Currently secretariat is hosted by Czech University of LifeSciences in Prague.
Department of Food and Resource Economics University of Copenhagen
University of Hohenheim
Torsten Rødel Berg
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Gembloux Agro-Bio-Tech – Liège Université
Incorporated as a European Economic Interest Grouping governed by the European Regulation 2137/85 and the provisions of French law 89.377 of 13 June 1989 modifying the bylaws 67.821 of 23 September 1967;
the Articles of Association, are the agreement entered into by the Members, setting the terms for its incorporation;
The Bylaws of the Grouping, specify and supplementing the undertakings which they have set forth in the Articles of Association, as well as the terms of their relations with the Grouping and the Grouping’s relationship with third parties.
Its governance is organized as follows:
Is the natural person acting as manager and administrator, responsible for the implementation of the annual Work plan. He/she is in charge of programming and promoting of scientific activities, representation, information and exchange activities. The Director is the main contact point for external parties. The Director Business Manager identifies new business opportunities, manages, administers and delivers EEIG projects, delivers the annual business plan.
EEIG Business Manager and Director
EEIG Project Portfiolio Officer
Association - Tim Chancellor
Patrick van Damme
School of Agriculture University of Lisbon
Natural Resource Institute, University of Greenwich (NRI)
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Wageningen University & Research (WUR)