Sustainable strategies for the improvement of seriously degraded agricultural areas: The example of Pistachia vera L

EC Environment - Life Programme

With the contribution of the LIFE + financial instrument of the European Union


Recent news, announcements, events and research highlights about the project.

16 Jun 2014

Dr. Maria Doula presented AgroStrat at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014 in Vienna, 27 April-2 May 2014.

During her presentation, Dr. M. Doula focused on the identification of soil indicators, appropriate to assess soil quality at pistachio wastes disposal areas. Results obtained during AgroStrat for pistachio wastes were discussed in relation to the...

4 Mar 2014

This study was conducted in the framework of A1 action of the project aiming to collect data and information for the main pilot area of AgroStrat, the Greek island Aegina.

All available sources fot data collection were used, e.g. studies, national and local inventories, websites, communication with local assocaitions, farmers and citizens. 


This study was conducted under the...

25 Nov 2013

The 2nd Newsletter of the project which covers the period between April and September 2013 is available here.

20 Nov 2013

The Beneficiaries submitted the Inception Report of the project to the EC. Download and read the technical part of the report (in English).

7 Nov 2013

AgroStrat was invited to participate in two day meeting on innovative initiatives for soil conservation in European Union, 24 and 25 September. The meeting, was hosted by the Benaki Phytopathological Institute (BPI), co-organised by the European Commission and the Astrale Monitoring team, invited experts from all over Europe to present soil related projects co-funded by the European Commission LIFE Programme.

Policy officers from the Directorate General Environment and Directorate General Agriculture of the European Commission attended. The first day of the meeting included presentations by soil experts and two workgroups which discussed...

23 Sep 2013

Agrostrat is happy to be a part of the Aegina Fistiki Festival.

Visit our kiosk in Aegina on 19-22 September.

5 Jul 2013

Informational material relevant to the AgroStrat project was distributed to the participants of the conference "Sustainable Floriculture", which was organized under the project LIFE09 ENV/IT/067 SUMFLOWER "Sustainable Management of Floriculture in Western Riviera", in Ventimiglia, Italy, between 4 and July 5, 2013, by Professor Constantine Komnitsas (TUC) who attended the conference as a guest speaker.

See more information here.

24 May 2013

Informative material regarding the objectives and the expected results of the Agrostrat was distributed by Prof. K. Komnitsas, at participants of Istanbul "International Solid Waste, Water and Wastewater Congress", which was held between 22 and 24 May, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.

31 Mar 2013

Download the 1st AgroStrat newsletter here.

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