Students and Young Researchers' Dialogue on Important Mediterranean Challenges
20 September 2018, Bari, Italy
175 PhD students and young researchers met at the CIHEAM Bari, from 18 to 20 September, to participate in the 2nd Mediterranean Forum on "Research and Innovation: Tools for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security", which gave them the opportunityto present research on the basis of previously selected abstracts as well as to listen to keynote speeches from invited guest speakers and panels of experts.The CIHEAM together with the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (IMFA), the Centre for Mediterranean Integration-World Bank (CMI) with the technical collaboration of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Agreenium (the French consortium for research and education in agriculture, food, animal health, and environment) organised the 2nd Mediterranean Forum for PhD Students and Young Researchers in Bari, Italy.
Fourth UfM Women's Empowerment conference reaffirms key role of women in building inclusive societies and unlocking Mediterranean's potential
10-11 October 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
The CIHEAM was associated to the UfM Secretariat fourth high-level conference on women's empowerment entitled, 'Women build inclusive societies in the Mediterranean' held in Lisbon, on 10-11 October. Organised in partnership with renowned international organisations such as UN Women, UNIDO, UNDP, the Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM (PA-UfM), Science Po Paris, Konrad Adenauer, the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation and the CIHEAM, this edition brought together some of the most active voices on gender equality in the region, involving 300 participants from over 30 countries.
Publications related to the event
Strengthening the role of women in rural and agricultural areas in the Mediterranean region": transforming challenges into opportunities"
The FAO High-Level Seminar Blue Hope Technical Cooperation Program (TCP) in collaboration with CIHEAM-Bari
The FAO high-level seminar Blue Hope Technical Cooperation Program (TCP) in collaboration with the CIHEAM-Bari was held in Tricase, Lecce (Italy) on the 13 and 14 September 2018.
CURE-XF International Summer School on: "Xylella fastidiosa- Detection, Epidemiology and Control measures
In the framework of the Project on "Capacity Building and Raising Awareness in Europe and in Third Countries to Cope with Xylella fastidiosa – CURE-XF", the CIHEAM-Bari hosted the first CURE-XF International Summer school on "Xylella fastidiosa – detection, epidemiology and control measures" from the 10 September to 17 October 2018.
Kick-Off Meeting of LEAP-Agri funded Projects, 8-10 October
From 8 to 10 October 2018, the CIHEAM-Bari hosted the kick-off meeting of the 27 LEAP-Agri funded projects operating under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 and its EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue.
Recognition of postgraduate degrees of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania
Mediterranean diet Cooperation Programme between CIHEAM-Chania and American University- Madaba of Jordan, 2-21 September, Chania
The new brochure introduces 14 eco-innovative best practices from 7 countries, to reduce food waste at various levels of the food system. They have been identified and discussed with experts and stakeholders during the 1st stage of ECOWASTE4FOOD project.
DEVLOK Meeting, 3 October 2018 in Sfax, Tunisia
On 3 October 2018, the second monitoring committee of the Kerkennah Islands Local Development Project (DEVLOK) held a meeting with all stakeholders to discuss the next steps and in particular the launch of the first calls for proposals aimed at strengthening the territory's economy and supporting job creation.
This event confirmed the support of all local and regional political forces for the success of the project.
SmartAL Erasmus+ Capacity Building project
Launching of Albanian teacher's mobilities in the European Universities
Elena Kokthi, lecturer at the European University of Tirana, is staying at the CIHEAM-Montpellier for a month to co-design one of the 9 modules of the future Master with Tahani Abdelhakim, lecturer and researcher at the CIHEAM-Montpellier.
Focusing on oriented towards territory actors and institutions, this module will be part of the Master for a Sustainable Management of Albanian Territories, Rural Areas and Agriculture.
(From left to right: Philippe Le Grusse, Lecturer and Researcher, CIHEAM-Montpellier, Magali Maire, Chargée de mission to the Director - Coordinator of the SmartAL project, Pascal Bergeret, Director of the CIHEAM Montpellier, Elena Kokthi, Lecturer and Researcher at the European University of Tirana, Tahani Abdelhakim, Researcher and Lecturer at the CIHEAM-Montpellier, Virginie Avignon, Financial Manager of the SmartAL project at the CIHEAM-Montpellier).
Inauguration Ceremony of the 2018/2019 Academic Year
The Welcome ceremony marked the official start of the new academic year at CIHEAM Zaragoza and was organised for all students, staff and external partners.
The MSc programmes held during this academic year are Plant Breeding, Animal Breeding and Reproduction Biotechnology, Aquaculture.
Upcoming Course at the CIHEAM-Zaragoza on Food Loss and Waste Reduction and Management
Providing over 20 hours of in-class training and 15 hours of practical tutorials and case studies, this course offers an integrated approach to the issue of food loss and waste.
It is a unique opportunity to network with professionals from other countries to generate new ideas, identify the causes and hot spots of food loss and waste, learn more about key initiatives and public and private actions.
The CIHEAM-Zaragoza Welcomes a Delegation from the EU-Algeria PAP-ENPARD Programme
The CIHEAM-Zaragoza organised a study visit for an Algerian delegation of experts in rural development from Laghouat, Ain Témouchent and Tlemcen wilayas.
PAP-ENPARD enabled delegates to spend a week, from 24 to 28 September, travelling across the region of Aragon to learn about the LEADER approach, as well as different projects developed in the rural environment.
23-25 OCTOBER, BARI (ITALY)
International meeting CIHEAM-Bari-FAO: Innovative and Sustainable Approaches to Control the Red Palm Weevil (RPW)
24-25 OCTOBER, MONTPELLIER (FRANCE)
Official Visit of the President, Dr Masum Burak to the Institute of CIHEAM Montpellier
12-15 NOVEMBER, RABAT (MOROCCO) , International training course for the Design of Resilient Farming Systems in face of climate change in Dry Regions. IAV-Hassan II
24 NOVEMBER, BARI (ITALY)
United Nations Food Day celebration at CIHEAM Bari (Theater Petruzzelli) & CIHEAM Tribute to Cosimo Lacirignola
3-14 DECEMBER 2018, KATOWICE (POLAND)
CIHEAM's participation to the COP 24 and the initiative 4/1000
10-14 DECEMBER, ROME (ITALY)
Fish Forum 2018, Forum on Fisheries & sciences in the Mediterranean & Black Sea*
12-14 DECEMBER 2018, BARI (ITALY)
Regional meeting on Xylella Fastidiosa with the CIHEAM and the COI (International Olive Council)
21-22 DECEMBER , PARIS (FRANCE)
141th Governing Board of the CIHEAM
31 JANUARY 2019, CIHEAM Montpellier,
HNV-Link Conference: Innovation to sustain High Nature Value farming: Who needs to do what?
Options Méditerranéennes : The use of remote sensing and geographic information systems for irrigation management in Southwest Europe, Erena M., Lopez-Francos A., Montesinos S., Berthoumieu J-P.
SME ORGANICS Interreg Europe
Action plan for organic agriculture in Puglia Region (Italy). 2018-2020.Regione Puglia ; CIHEAM Bari, 2018.
A novel approach for mapping wheat areas using high resolution sentinel-2 images. Sensors, July 2018, vol. 18, n. 7, p. 1-23. Nasrallah A., Baghdadi N., Mhawej M., Faour G., Darwish T., Belhouchette H., Darwich S. (2018).
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