Sustainable strategies for the improvement of seriously degraded agricultural areas: The example of Pistachia vera L

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With the contribution of the LIFE + financial instrument of the European Union

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Recent news, announcements, events and research highlights about the project.

20 Apr 2018

The Region of Central Greece organizes a thematic workshop on Saturday, 5 May 2018 in the framework of its activities for enpowering the dynamic of local food production. 

The coordinator of AgroStrat, Dr. Maria Doula, will participate in the workshop and present the subject "Best practices for pistachio trees cultivation" based also on AgroStrat achievements and experience.

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14 Apr 2018

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25 Mar 2018

Τowards farms with zero carbon-, waste- and water-footprint. Roadmap for sustainable management strategies for Balkan agricultural sector

Radio interview of Dr. Maria Doula, coordinator of the project “Towards farms with zero carbon-, waste- and water-footprint. Roadmap for sustainable management strategies for Balkan agricultural sector – BalkanRoad.

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5 Mar 2018

AgroStrat participates in the LIFE Platform Meeting on Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture and Forestry in the Mediterranean Region, which will held in Madrid, 13-14 March, 2018.
The platform meeting will focus on concrete measures to increase resilience in agriculture and forest management in the Mediterranean region, identified as one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the impacts of global warming.

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18 Feb 2018

AgroStrat lost Pavlos Georgiadis, who past away on 23 December 2017. Pavlos was one of the three pilot farmers of the project in...

26 Jan 2018

AgroStrat was successfully completed on 30 September 2017. However, the project will continue to offer support to producers, scientists, policy makers and other stakeholders interested in the problems that the Mediterranean agricultural sector has to address, especially under specific pressures, like climate change and overexploitation of natural resources.

For this, a detailed After-LIFE Communication Plan was developed by the Technical University of Crete for the maximum dissemination...

11 Jan 2018

Τowards farms with zero carbon-, waste- and water-footprint. Roadmap for sustainable management strategies for Balkan agricultural sector

Balkan agricultural sector faces strong challenges in terms of unsustainable resources management and GHGs emissions. Although some countries show positive development indicators, however the continuous economic crisis, the low level of participatory/initiatives undertaking by local/regional authorities and the lower...

5 Dec 2017

A seminar for pistachio producers will take place at Avlonas, Attica on 7 December 2017 at 18:30. During the seminar, Dr. Maria Doula, project coordinator, and Dr. Yerasimos Troyanos (Benaki Phytopathological institute) will present the subjects "Sustainable fertilization of pistachio trees" and "...

3 Jul 2017

AgroStrat in cooperation with the University of Cordoba, organizes a workshop at its premises on 13 July 2017, during which issues, as for example, management of intensively cultivated Mediterranean areas, development of regional and local strategies for sustainable reuse of agricultural waste on soils, web-apps and software for integrated management of cultivated areas, will be presented and discussed.

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31 May 2017

AgroStrat in cooperation with the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (CIHEAM IAMB), organizes a workshop at the premises of IAMB on 12 June 2017, during which issues, as for example, management of intensively cultivated Mediterranean areas, development of regional and local strategies for sustainable reuse of agricultural waste on soils, web-apps and software for integrated management of cultivated areas, will be presented and discussed.

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