European Initiative for Sustainable Development in Agriculture (EISA)


Name of initiative European Initiative for Sustainable Development in Agriculture (EISA)
LPAA initiative No
NAZCA Initiative No
Website address
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Starting year 2001
End year 2018
Secretariat European Initiative for Sustainable

Development in Agriculture (EISA) Dr Andreas Frangenberg Straelener Ring 20 41812 Erkelenz tel: + 49 2431 74828 fax: + 49 2431 973229 Germany

Organisational structure It was decided at the last General assembly that EISA e.V. as an association according to German law will not be able to continue its work in the previous structure and setting. The future set up will rather be an informal group of like-minded associations.
Geographical coverage Global, Western Europe, Eastern Europe
Name of lead organisation European Initiative for Sustainable
Type of lead organisation NGO/Civil Society
Location/Nationality of lead organisation Germany


Description EISA was founded in May 2001 with the common aim of developing and promoting sustainable farming systems, which are an essential element of sustainable development. EISA is an alliance of national organisations of six European countries (France, Luxembourg, Hungary, The Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom) aimed at developing and promoting sustainable farming systems. EISA has set up a network of demonstration farms to demonstrate Integrated Farm Management and promotes Integrated Farm Management throughout Europe. EISA aims to establish the EISA Framework as the European farming guideline for sustainable agriculture. Updated September 2015.
Objectives Creating a united voice for sustainable agriculture and enabling its practical implementation on the ground; Advocacy for Integrated Farm Management; Disseminating knowledge on the best practices for farmers to Improve their everyday activities, from pest control, air quality, Energy efficient measures, landscape and nature conservation as well as water use and protection
One or two success stories achieved

Monitoring and Impacts

Function of initiative Technical dialogue
Activity of initiative Knowledge dissemination and exchange, Knowledge production and innovation
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Participants Number Names
Members 12  
Companies 0
Business organisations 12 Forum des Agriculteurs Responsables Respectueux de l'Environnement - FARRE (France),  Forderverein Integrierte Landbewirtschaftung Luxemburg - FILL (Luxemburg),  Grain Producers Organization Hungary - GOSZ (Hungary),  Linking Environment and Farming - LEAF (United Kingdom),  Odling i Balans - OiB (Sweden),  Stichting Veldleeuwerik (Netherlands),  AnimalhealthEurope (Belgium),  European Crop Protection Association - ECPA (Belgium),  European Landowners’ Organization - ELO (Belgium),  European Feed Manufacturers’ Federation - FEFAC (Belgium),  Fertilizers Europe (Belgium),  Sustainable Agriculture Initiative Platform (Belgium).
Research and educational organisations 0
Non-governmental organisations 0
National states 0
Governmental actors 0
Regional / state / county actors 0
City / municipal actors 0
Intergovernmental organisations 0
Financial Institutions 0
Faith based organisations 0
Other members 0
Supporting partners 0
Number of members in the years
Have only national states as participators No


Transport Agriculture Forestry Business Financial institutions Buildings Industry Waste Cities and subnational governments Short Term Pollutants International maritime transport Energy Supply Fluorinated gases Energy efficiency Renewable energy Supply chain emission reductions Adaptation Other Resilience Innovation Energy Access and Efficiency Private Finance
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Last update: 17 June 2019 14:13:20

Not only have national states as participators