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Background The project focuses on areas that are pivotal for the conservation of the two sea turtle species occurring in the EU and listed as priority species in Annex II of the Habitats Directive, the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) and the green turtle (Chelonia mydas). In the EU, the loggerhead turtle has major nesting sites in Greece and Cyprus, a ...
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European Research Area on Sustainable Animal Production Systems (SusAn)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2021,

This proposal seeks funding under the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014-2015 to establish an ERA-NET for joint European research coordination on Sustainable Animal Production (SusAn). The scope for this ERA-NET has been developed under the SCAR Collaborative Working Group on Sustainable Animal Production (CWG-SAP). Funding organisations from 22 European countries initially seek to support one co-fu ...
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Project in brief Fishing economy still plays an important socioeconomic role for the whole Mediterranean region, although the fishery sector is experiencing a period of severe crisis due to the increase in production costs (fuel for instance) and the reduction in fishing stocks. This condition is causing increasing occupational migration with an estimated decrease in the number of fishermen by 4-5 ...
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The fishery sector is one of the most important or even strategic areas for most of the economies of Adriatic Cross-border Countries. The thousands kilometers of coasts belonging to those Countries represent an incredible resource not only for the tourist sector, but also for the production of high quality fishery and mollusc products. The present project will continue and extend the actions succe ...
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Energetic Recovery of Waste (VEDER)

Start date: Feb 19, 2013, End date: Aug 18, 2015,

Development of a sustainable energy sector in perspective of a sustainable use of energy resources, through the implementation of a system for electricity and heat production from biomass, municipal, agricultural and industrial waste. Expect ...
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Animal diseases can cause serious social, economic and environmental damage and in some cases also threaten human health. An increasing number of the major disease problems or threats faced by the livestock industry and zoonoses are of a global nature. The overall aim of the global strategic alliances for the coordination of research on the major infectious diseases of animals is to improve coordi ...
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Fishing is one the strategic sectors in the Mediterranean area in terms of economic growth and employment. However several issues may hamper its development on the long run such as low profitability and competitiveness, impact of catch limits on marginal areas characterized by poor job opportunities and lack of an appropriate common strategy at Mediterranean level for small fishing communities. In ...
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Background Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean and boasts a rich biodiversity as a result of its biogeographical isolation and 10 000-year civilisation. The LIFE project targeted 20 fauna species and their habitats that are threatened by factors that include land-use changes, destruction of habitat, wildfires, water demand and overexpl ...
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EUROPEAN PHYTOSANITARY RESEARCH COORDINATION II (EUPHRESCO)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Mar 31, 2014,

The Community Plant Health Regime (CPHR) aims to prevent the introduction, establishment and spread of regulated and quarantine plant pests. These pests pose increasing risks to European agriculture, horticulture, forestry and the environment. This is due to increased globalisation of trade (volume and diversity), but is exacerbated by climate change and EU expansion (increased pathways). In compa ...
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Food Hygiene and Food Safety in the Baltic Region (Focus on Food)

Start date: May 31, 2011, End date: Nov 29, 2013,

The idea with the project is to harmonize the way in which we interpret our common food legislation. We also want to raise competence among controlstaff and increase interest in foodhygiene and food related issues among foodbusinesses and consumers. Since a couple of years there has been a cooperation between Swedish and German foodinspectors which has resulted in joint projects. When the idea abo ...
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Organic agriculture and food markets have grown considerably and organic agriculture addresses important challenges of European agriculture, such as sustainable production of high quality food, reducing dependency on high energy inputs, improving environmental and nature conservation, climate change adaptation, animal welfare and rural livelihoods. Organic farming and food systems still have a big ...
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The general objective of the project is the creation of a new frame of cooperation between islands for innovation in agriculture, mobilizing the « pools of competencies » scattered in the insular MED area. The project belongs to Axis I – Strengthening innovation capacities, Objective 1.2 of the MED Program: « Strengthening strategic cooperation between economic development actors and public author ...
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"The disease threats to the livestock industry have increased steadily over the past decades as a result of globalisation, evolving pathogens and climate change. Responding to animal disease threats relies heavily on science; research makes a significant contribution to the development of disease control policy and the translation of policy, and other drivers for improving animal health, into prac ...
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Background Forests cover about 30% of Europe, providing high value concerning: biodiversity; carbon sequestration; soil and water protection; and the economic contribution of goods and services. However, climate change, air pollution and changes in land use are threatening the health, stability and sustainability of forests and their values. On top of th ...
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Conservation management in Natura 2000 sites of Cyprus (Comanacy)

Start date: Nov 1, 2004, End date: Oct 31, 2008,

Background Since Cyprus joined the European Union in 2004, it has faced the challenge of adjusting its conservation and management strategies to the concepts, priorities and procedures arising from EU obligations. The European Commission mid-term assessment of implementing the EC Biodiversity Action Plan reported, in 2008, that Cyprus had identified 36 S ...
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Rural Development Connection (RDC )

Start date: Jul 31, 2002, End date: Jul 30, 2005,

The project focused on the sustainable development of rural areas as places to live and work, fighting against current problems in the countryside like depopulation, degradation, loss of jobs, brain drain, over aging population and insufficient infrastructure and supporting of rural tourism as one of the few business sectors in the rural areas with potentials. ...
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