Recent news, announcements, events and research highlights about the project.
5 Mar 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.
Find more information, the agenda and the participating projects...
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 Kilkis, he worked with the project team always having a big smile on his face!
There are no goodbyes for us Pavlos. Wherever you are, you will always be in our heart.
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 of...
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.
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....
11 Mar 2017
The AgroStrat workshop was successfully held in Aegina on March 8, 2017.
Rational fertilization, weed management and waste treatment issues were presented and discussed with the general public.
The event was also attended by the President of the Rural Association of Aegina, Mr. Nick Alyfantis and President of the Agricultural Cooperative of Aegina, Mr. Nick Stamboulis.
The organizers would like to thank the...
26 Feb 2017
LIFE AgroStrat project organizes an informative event on 8 March 2017 at 18:30 in Aegina island (Hotel Danae).
The event intents to inform local producers and authorities regarding sustainable fertilization of pistachio trees, integrated pest management and pistachio waste management in fields by implementing small and smart systems.
25 Feb 2017
On 24th February 2017, the Coordinator of AgroStrat Dr. Maria Doula, the Director of the Soil Science Institute of Athens (ELGO DEMETER) and Dr. George Bartzas from the Technical University of Crete, participated in a meeting at the premises of the Greek Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food. The aim of the meeting was to...