The 5th study visit took place in Torres Novas, Portugal on 10-12 March 2020. The visit was organized by the Agroindustrial Cluster - Agrocluster.On the first day was a meeting at the headquarters of the organizer, which is an association of non-profit companies and entities from the agro-industrial sector. The host representative presented the presentation of the Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV), which is a state laboratory of agricultural competence. Then the meeting was devoted to few presentations:
- the results of the third semester (main indicators, budget implementation),
- review of communication activities.
The next presentations concerned of action plans that each region involved in the project prepared and presented. Finally, the project leader discussed about "Next steps" (planned tasks, planned activities for the 4th semester, organization of the second phase of the project, mid-term review, etc.). On the second day of the visit, project partners and stakeholders were invited to visit Agromais, the largest national farmers organization in the sector of selling cereals and other agricultural products (potatoes, broccoli, zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, peas, beans, onions and barley for the brewing industry). Agromais representative talked about the company's operations and showed around the plant and showed the place and machines for storing and processing potatoes. Due to the high risk of Coronovirus, all meetings scheduled for the third day of the visit were canceled.