Conference / GRASS 2019


    The conference touched on a range of relevant topics related to agricultural practices including, soil quality and water retention, inefficient and excessive use of fertilizers, green practices that promote the retention of nutrients, organic farming and the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.

    WWF and CCB celebrated this year’s national winners of the Baltic Sea Farmer of the Year Award from all Baltic Sea countries, including Belarus and Ukraine and announced this year’s regional winner. This award inspires and recognises the farmers who are making a difference to reduce nutrient runoff to the Baltic Sea.

    Read the news here.

    (Foto credit: Magda Lena Rachanska/Fussy).

    BSFYA 2019 - Winners

    Kristian and Maria Lundgaard-Karlshøj, Denmark


    • When

    25–26 September 2019, starting 9:30 am and finishing 4:45 pm

    • Where


    Centre for Innovation and Technology
    Transfer Management of Warsaw University of Technology
    Rektorska 4 Street, 00-614 Warsaw
    Assembly Hall 1.01 on the first floor





    • Language

    The conference was conducted in Polish, English, and Russian (via simultaneous translation).

    • Hotels close to the venue

    Download the list in PDF format.

    • How to get to 

    Download the practicalities info in PDF format.
    Russian: Ibis_how to and Hampton_how to

    • Cost of participation

    The attendance in the conference is free of charge.
    Refreshments and lunch was provided by the organizers during the conference.
    Limited number of accommodation and travel reimbursement for Polish farmers, advisors and NGO representatives coming from outside Warsaw were offered by the Coalition Clean Baltic on first come first serve basis.

    • Applications

    A filled-out attendance application form delivered to the email address was required to attend the conference.
    Contact person: Aleksandra Józewicz +48 729 994 081.

    The number of available seats was limited, and the applications were processed in the order of arrival.

    25 September 2019

    26 September 2019



    Mikhail Durkin: Coalition Clean Baltic – CCB, +46 739 770 793,

    Ottilia Thoreson: WWF Baltic Ecoregion Programme, +46 732 745 867,


    Aleksandra Józewicz: tel. 729 994 081,

    Międzynarodowa Konferencja GRASS 2019

    Go to the Polish page

    GRASS 2018

    Greener Agriculture for a Sustainable Sea / GRASS 2018 Conference – Agriculture in the Baltic Sea Region and Sustainable Development Goals was arranged on 13-14 December 2018 at the IBB Johannes Rau Centerin Minsk, Belarus.

    WWF Baltic Sea Farmer of the Year Award

    Read more about the farms in the Baltic Sea Farmer of the year 2019 brochure!