Project: Development of specific agricultural practices with the use of recycled wastes suitable for intensively cultivated Mediterranean areas under degradation risk

The overall objective of the ARIDWASTE project is to research, advance and finally develop alternative low cost and environment friendly agricultural practices across Med basin with the use of treated agricultural wastes (AW) by recycling nutrients and water from treated agricultural wastes taking also advantage of the beneficial, unique properties of natural zeolites. ARIDWASTE strategic impacts also focus to the reduction in crop management running costs, strengthening the linkage between agriculture management sector and marketing sector promoting competitiveness of Mediterranean agricultural products and profits while contributing to the protection of health, the improvement of the quality of life, environmental sustainability and food safety mainly at the wastes disposal areas.

Acronym ARIDWASTE
Duration 01/06/2012 - 31/05/2015
Network ARIMNet
Call ARIMNet Call 2011

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
MIGAL Galilee Research Institute Partner Israel
Centro di Sperimentazione e Assistenza Agricola Partner Italy
Spanish National Research Council - Centre for Applied Soil Science and Biology of the Segura Partner Spain
Hellenic Agricultural Organization Dimitra Coordinator Greece