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MACE2010’s Blog has been created to be an interface between the MACE2010 organizers and the public.

The MACE Project ( is financed in the frame of the European Union Marie Curie Actions. It seeks to enhance the capacity for agricultural research in the scientific community of the Central and Eastern European Countries and thus to contribute to managing the process of rural modernisation in these transition countries. It is coordinated by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany) and jointly conducted with the following partners:

  • Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe Halle (Germany)
  • Research Institute of Agricultural Economics Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Warsaw University (Poland)
  • Corvinus University Budapest (Hungary)
  • Slovak University of Agriculture Nitra (Slovakia)
  • Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus (Germany)
  • Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim (Germany)
  • Institute of Agricultural Economics Bucharest (Romania)
  • Institute of Agricultural Economics Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • Russian State Agrarian University – Timiryazev Academy (Russia).

The MACE project entails a coherent series of conferences, summer schools, and training courses jointly organised with partners in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia and Slovakia. The series of events offers unique training opportunities for junior researchers who want to join an international network.