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

EC Environment - Life Programme

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


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

20 Jul 2016

In the framework of Cyprus 2016 International Conference, specific session was organized for AgroStrat project.

Find here all AgroStrat presentations and the Proceedings of the Conference


24 May 2016

The 4th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management hosts a specific session for LIFE AgroStrat project

The conference will take place in Limassol, Cyprus, between 23 and 25 June 2016. The session of AgroStrat is on 25 June.

Download the Conference agenda, here.

19 May 2016

field composting, pistachio wastes, Agrostrat, guidelines, farmersThis guide which was developed in the framework of the AgroStrat project,  aims to provide useful information and instructions to pistachio producers and farmers from the Mediterranean region regarding composting in...

1 Apr 2016

Read the interview of the Head of the Agricultural Association of Aegina Island, Mr. Nikos Alyfantis, to the Kathimerini newspaper. Read the interview here (in Greek)

27 Mar 2016

The 6th project Newsletter is now available!

Download the 6th AgroStrat Newsletter and stay informed on the latest project news and results.

The Newsletter covers the period of April-December 2015.

6 Jan 2016

Two categories of Land Suitability maps were developed. One for the distribution of solid pistachio waste and one for pistachio wastewater. The maps were developed for Aegina island and were included in the Cultivation Management Software to assist decision making on the most appropriate areas for waste reuse or disposal and on the estimation of the correct waste amount to be distributed on land. 


17 Dec 2015

On 17 Δεκεμβρίου 2015 a workshop was organized in Lamia at the Conference Room of the town's Castle. The room is located at a beautiful archaelogical site in the center of Lamia city. During the workshop, results of the projects were presented, as well as general issues of pistachio cultivation. The Thematic Regional vice Governor, Mr. G. Kelaiditis and the vice Major, Mr. P. Rizakos were participated in...

16 Dec 2015

On 16 December 2015 a training workshop organized in Lamia, Central Greece for pistachio producers, agronomists and the two local pistachio producers associations. The participants were trained by Mr. Nikos Papadopoulos (IMS-FORTH) and Dr. Maria Doula (project coordinator-Benaki Phytopathological Institute) on the...

28 Sep 2015

In the framework of the 7th Fistiki Fest which took place in Aegina island, Greece between 24 and 27 September 2015, the Agricultural Association of Aegina organized a training seminar for local farmers on 25 September 2015.

The workshop took place at the premises of the Association and the farmers were trained by Mr. Nikos Papadopoulos (IMS-FORTH) on the...

19 Jun 2015

 The LIFE project AgroStrat published its 5th Newsletter, which covers the period of October 2014 – March 2015.

Download the Newsletter as pdf file.

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