Short project descriptions
The OptiBarn project
OptiBarn is a European research project with the aim to develop regional, sustainable adaptation strategies for dairy cow husbandry.
The transnational project is funded in the scope of the FACCE ERA-NET Plus initiative „Climate Smart Agriculture“ of the Seventh Framework Program (FP7) of the European commission.
Under the ERA-NET Plus action “Climate Smart Agriculture: Adaptation of agricultural systems in Europe” research addresses adaptation of European agriculture to climate change in its broad sense.
Project duration: 12/2014 to 11/2017
FACCE-ERA-NET Plus has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 618105. The funding of the individual project partners is granted by national contact points.
A purpose of the project is the dissemination of knowledge to the next generation. Thus, several students of the consortium partnern have the opportunity to complete their thesis in the framework of OptiBarn.
Following topics are currently processed: