1st level Master course in OPEN INNOVATION AND YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AGRIFOOD SECTOR

1st level Master course in OPEN INNOVATION AND YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AGRIFOOD SECTOR

Application deadline: November 16, 2020 | Start date: December 10, 2020 | End date: June 2021
Plant Health TV - Research that helps Plant Health

Plant Health TV - Research that helps Plant Health

Call for a video competition ‘Plant Health TV: Research that helps Plant Health’. Read more...
2020, the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH)

2020, the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH)

In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). The year is a once in a lifetime opportunity to raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development.

News

The Mediterranean Innovation Partnership network for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agro-food sector

The Mediterranean Innovation Partnership network for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agro-food sector

The Mediterranean Innovation Partnership Network (MIP) for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agro-food sector was established in 2016 and is coordinated by CIHEAM Bari
Capacity Building and Raising Awareness in Europe and in Third Countries to Cope with Xylella fastidiosa

Capacity Building and Raising Awareness in Europe and in Third Countries to Cope with Xylella fastidiosa

The different aspects of Xylella fastidiosa assessment and management (pathogen-hosts interaction, characterization, diagnosis, epidemiology, monitoring) are tackled
MyPack - “Sustainable Packaging Solutions”

MyPack - “Sustainable Packaging Solutions”

MyPack project aims to help sustainable food packaging technologies reach or extend their market. It will provide general guidelines to select the best market for new technology and to ensure the best commercial development, through: (i) the best environmental efficiency (direct impacts of packaging, food waste impacts, optimized recycling, preserved consumer health), (ii) the best consumer acceptability, (iii) optimized industrial feasibility.
Educating the next generation of professionals in the agrifood system

Educating the next generation of professionals in the agrifood system

To drive the crucial transition to more sustainable and competitive agrifood and forestry systems development by designing and implementing education and training systems to prepare professionals with competences to push the green shift in the rapidly changing society. To promote the transition to innovative education and learning in Sustainable Farming and Food Systems (SFFS) that relies on the combination of knowledge and action.
Green Economy and CO2

Green Economy and CO2

The scientific community largely agrees that the main cause of global warming is linked with anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), measured as carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). Regardless of international efforts to mitigate climate change, communities throughout Adriatic Sea need to adapt themselves to the changing environmental conditions
Non Conventional WAter Re-use in Agriculture in MEditerranean countries

Non Conventional WAter Re-use in Agriculture in MEditerranean countries

The project aims to create innovative and technological solutions to improve the use of water and encourage the use of unconventional water for financial purposes in Palestine, Jordan, Tunisia, Italy and Spain
Boosting cross border Organic Ecosystem through enhancing agro-food alliances

Boosting cross border Organic Ecosystem through enhancing agro-food alliances

Organic agriculture is a great solution to achieve food safety and security as well as environmental sustainability, but it is still quite underdeveloped and heterogeneous in Mediterranean countries. Main shared challenges are: inconsistent or lacking support policies from national/local governments, low innovation capacities, limited knowledge of sustainable farming practices and a weak value chain where MSMEs operate in a disaggregated way.

Education

LAND AND WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE


The main objective of the Master Programme in "Land and Water Resources Management: Irrigated agriculture" is to improve scientific knowledge and technological know-how of the candidates in water saving and land conservation issues through the completion of specific research themes and experimental works. The course is structured in such a way as to promote land and water resources management in the Mediterranean considering agronomic, engineering, environmental and socio-economic aspects on different scales.
 

PRECISION INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM) FOR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CROPS


The main objective of the course is to prepare experts able to apply and transfer the IPM approach by combining all appropriate and innovative techniques in a total management system and by minimizing economic, health and environmental risks.
 

MEDITERRANEAN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE


The main objective of the Programme is to train graduated agronomists and agricultural engineers for future professional careers in the
domain of Organic Agriculture. 
 

L&W Course

R. Khadra (CIHEAM Bari, Italy)
D. D’Agostino (CIHEAM Bari, Italy)
 

IPM Course

D. Morone (LUM Bari, Italy)
 

MOA Course

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