3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event

Have a look at this mini video promoting the 3rd Medspring Brokerage Event in Bari on 26th-27th May 2016




Les filières agro-alimentaires ultramarines face à de nombreux défis

Les filières agro-alimentaires ultramarines face à de nombreux défis
Approvisionnement en produits agricoles compliqué, concurrence avec des pays voisins à très bas coûts, relations tendues avec les banques, le secteur agroalimentaire dans les départements d'outremer fait face à un ensemble de difficultés particulières.
Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Through ERANET Joint Activities And Beyond

Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Through ERANET Joint Activities And Beyond

Structuring Euro-Med research area through joint activities and joint calls on the main challenges of the Mediterranean region
Matrouh Rural Sustainable Development Project

Matrouh Rural Sustainable Development Project

Capacity Building, Training, Technical Assistance, Networking


Major topics:

Water use efficiency and water productivity;

On-farm irrigation systems performance;

Large-scale irrigation systems performance and new technologies;

Use of non-conventional water resources in agriculture;

Integration and up-scaling of the above issues at the basin level;

Sustainable use and management of Mediterranean soils;

Economic aspects of Mediterranean agriculture.


Major topics: 

Basic IPM principles and methodologies; 

Preventive IPM measures: plant quarantine, pest risk analysis, certified propagating material, resistant/tolerant cultivars or graft combinations, biodiversity maintenance; 

Sustainable use of pesticides and relevant regulations; applications of alternative non-chemical pest management methods; food quality and safety; 

Sound management of biotic and abiotic disorders in pre- and post-harvest; 

Information Technology in IPM programmes.


Major topics: 

Developing agronomic skills related to practices and techniques of Mediterranean Organic Agriculture production and management;

Developing skills related to legislation, inspection, certification and labelling of organically-produced food and fibres;

Building capacity in socio-economic analysis and market strategy for organic agriculture;

Providing trainees with the necessary tools and expertise to assess agricultural, environmental, and socio-economic opportunities and constraints of organic agriculture in different Mediterranean areas.


L&W Course

A. Lopez (IRSA-CNR - Bari, Italy) "Urban wastewater treatment for agricultural reuse" 

IPM Course

E. Stefani (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy) "Key diseases and IPM; Bacterial diseases and control" 

MOA Course

A. Maraglino (CIHEAM-Bari, Italy) "Technical audit and traceability" 

M. Semeraro (CIHEAM-Bari, Italy) "Food Hygiene Regulations: rules and new requirements"