The project, funded by General Direction for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and implemented by C.I.H.E.A.M. - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari, aims to assist the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development in order to adopt the measures for improving the economic conditions of rural communities.
To fulfill the overall objective, the project envisages a programme that aims to:
R1 - Legislative measures implemented and harmonized with EU standards in plant protection and organic farming sectors;
R2 - Laboratories for pest diagnosis and chemical analysis established and rehabilitated;
R3 - Plant Protection Service strengthened;
R4 - Native plum, apple and grapevine varieties selected at sanitary and clonal levels;
R5 - Nursery activity developed at national level;
R6 - The MAFRD extension service enhanced;
R7 - Project visibility promoted and the results disseminated.
CIHEAM-Bari - Italy