Passing away of Cosimo Lacirignola, Secretary General of the CIHEAM

Passing away of Cosimo Lacirignola, Secretary General of the CIHEAM

With emotion and sadness, the CIHEAM announces the passing away of Cosimo Lacirignola, Secretary General of the CIHEAM, on the 2 January 2018, following a sudden and serious illness.

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MED-INN LOCAL

MED-INN LOCAL

Innovations autour de la valorisation des spécificités locales dans les arrières pays Méditerranéens. Analyse des choix et des stratégies économiques de différenciation pour les produits de terroir au Maroc et en France.
MEDFORVAL: High ecological value Mediterranean forests network

MEDFORVAL: High ecological value Mediterranean forests network

The MEDFORVAL project, “Network of forested territories of high ecological value”, aims to enhance collaboration on forests in the Mediterranean basin.
Higher Education Innovation in Plant Diversity: flexible learning paths for emerging labour markets

Higher Education Innovation in Plant Diversity: flexible learning paths for emerging labour markets

A three year K2 Erasmus Plus 2015 project which falls under the Erasmus charter for Higher Education of Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices, including strategic partnerships for higher education practices.
Developing OER and Blended Modules for Agriculture and Rural Development

Developing OER and Blended Modules for Agriculture and Rural Development

Aiming to provide means for improvement of human capacity this project will contribute to the creation of critical number of experts and on-line OER tools that will provide service to farmers and rural community in order to increase their agricultural production.
Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe

Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe

iSAGE will enhance the sustainability, competitiveness and resilience of the European Sheep and Goat sectors through collaboration between industry and research. iSAGE have a powerful consortium with 18 industry representatives from various EU production systems and socio-economic contexts.
Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas

Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas

SIMRA seeks to advance understanding of social innovation (SI) and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry and rural development (RD), and how to boost them, particularly in marginalised rural areas across Europe, with a focus on the Mediterranean region (including non-EU) where there is limited evidence of outcomes and supporting conditions.
Conservation Actions for Threatened Mediterranean Island Flora: ex situ and in situ joint actions

Conservation Actions for Threatened Mediterranean Island Flora: ex situ and in situ joint actions

CARE-MEDIFLORA aims to improve the conservation status of threatened Mediterranean plant species. It is a project implemented by institutions of six Mediterranean islands (Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Crete and Cyprus) and the IUCN/SSC Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group.
Promotion of near zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use

Promotion of near zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use

The project wants to define near zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use (NZCO2EB) and present the various benefits which result from this type of building.

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Turkey's organic food exports grow 17 percent in 2017

Turkey's organic food exports grow 17 percent in 2017
Turkey's organic food exports rose 17 percent year-on-year in 2017, the head of Aegean Dried Fruit Exporters' Association said Tuesday.