This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 772787.

ICAR Meeting 2021

The ICAR meeting 2020 (Leeuwarden, The Netherlands) has been postponed to April 2021. Given the circumstances due to Coronavirus pandemic, the ICAR/Interbull 2020 conference which was due to take place from June 8th to June 12th, 2020 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, has been postponed to 2021. The ICAR Board decided to hold the ICAR/Interbull 2021 conference in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands from the dates of April 26th through April 30th, 2021. The technical session planned on efficiency and resilience in small ruminants and centered on SMARTER project will be maintained for the meeting in April 2021.

3 presentations are scheduled on SMARTER:

  • Selection tools to benefit from international cooperation in small ruminants: a comprehensive work package of the SMARTER project (Astruc et al)
  • A stakeholder platform to disseminate results from SMARTER project (Burke at al)
  • SMARTER: which novel traits to improve feed efficiency? (Tortereau et al)

Take note that the 2021 conference will be a joint ICAR and Interbull meeting. For more information please visit the website.