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... ill likely be hit hardest by climate change, since it directly depends on climatic factors such as temperature, sunlight, and precipitation. In southern and warmer latitudes such as the Mediterranean region where the project implementation areas are located, the potential negative impacts on crop yields are expected to significantly outweigh the potential positive impacts. However, research regar ...
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... uded, then the overall carbon footprint is increased considerably. Millions of tonnes of nitrogen fertiliser are used every year worldwide. For example, the million olive trees located in the region of Ilia consume more than 600 tonnes of nitrogen fertiliser. A methodology with a reduced carbon footprint is therefore required for providing nitrogen to plants. The same is true for phosphorus an ...
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... ng pressure from overuse and pollution. In Greece, groundwater systems are threatened by a combination of excessive abstraction and chemical pollution. The Asopos river basin, which is located in the Region of Sterea Ellada, and the ‘River Basin District of East Sterea Ellada’ (RBD07), constitutes one of the most threatened water bodies (surface and groundwater) in the country. The unlimited u ...
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The OrientGate project will foster concerted and coordinated climate adaptation actions across the SEE region. The project will explore climate risks faced by coastal, rural and urban communities; contribute to a better understanding of the impact of climate variability and change on water regimes, forests and agro-ecosystems; and analyse specific adaptation needs in the hydroelectricity, agro-ali ...
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Geomatics Rural Information Society Initiative PLUS (GRISI PLUS)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

... - Promotion of local tangible and intangible productsGRISI PLUS gathers 14 partners from 11MS of the North, South, East and West areas, thus covering widely the EU territory. The partnership includes Regions, Provinces, Associations of municipalities and territorial development agencies to consider different territorial levels and their competences. A balance between more and less experienced part ...
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... nce policy-making, reinforcing the capacity of public administrations to understand, anticipate and strategically manage the implications of demographic change for the growth and cohesion of European regions and cities, and for the overall integration of the SEE area. Local and regional authorities are at the forefront in facing the effects of current demographic, economic and social changes, and ...
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Sustainable Aggregates Planning in South East Europe  (SNAP-SEE)

Start date: Sep 30, 2012, End date: Sep 29, 2014,

Assuring sustainable supply of aggregates resource is an important challenge due to their limited availability when aiming at sustainable regional development. Due to the regional differences and historical development, there are diverse approaches to aggregates policies, planning and management in South East Europe, which is hindering resource efficiency and economic development in the region. Th ...
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... but underestimated consumer target group: the citizens. Therefore it has a new but underestimated focus than the forerunner project but builds upon enercy’regio’s experiences and existing interregional networks which have been established. All regions stressed a pressing need that more innovative energy efficiency policies and instruments for citizens and the private sector need to be developed.As ...
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Crete-Cyprus: Gastronomic Tourist Destination (ΓΕΥΣΙΣ ΤΟΥΡ)

Start date: Jun 14, 2011, End date: Nov 29, 2013,

Η Κρήτη και η Κύπρος διαθέτουν σημαντικά κοινά στοιχεία και ανταγωνιστικά πλεονεκτήματα τα οποία δεν έχουν αξιοποιηθεί σε επαρκή βαθμό. Οι δύο περιοχές παρέμβασης (Κρήτη - Κύπρος) διακρίνονται από την έντονη τουριστική ανάπτυξη κυρίως των παράκτιων ζωνών, μια μονοδιάστατη ανάπτυξη που μέχρι πρόσφατα βασίστηκε στο μοντέλο του μαζικού τουρισμού, εστιάζοντας σε πόρους όπως ο ήλιος και η θάλασσα, αφήν ...
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Το έργο αφορά στη διακρατική συνεργασία για την αναβάθμιση της παρεχόμενης πληροφορίας & των τουριστικών υποδομών & υπηρεσιών σε περιπατητικές διαδρομές τριών νησιωτικών περιοχών (Κρήτης, Χίου & Κύπρου). Τόσο στην περίπτωση του Νομού Λασιθίου, όσο και στο Νομό Χίου και την Κύπρο, τα περιπατητικά μονοπάτια στα οποία προβλέπονται οι παρεμβάσεις αφορούν σε περιοχές με ιδιαίτερα περιβαλλοντικά & πολι ...
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The object of the project is to develop a monitoring and evaluation system of land use based on commons criterias between the European partners of the network. The main aim is to increase the capacity of public administrations (mainly city-hall) in charge of planning territory and land use to change their way of doing and managing that drove to an enormous consumption of soil in the last 20 years ...
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... h 2012) and its deliverables (State of art of existing tools (D.4.1.1) Catalogue of exploitable European projects (D.4.1.2) Selection of previous results (D.4.1.3) are created. The Phase C.4.2 (Local/regional assessmenLatest project activities and outputsThe following actions have been done: Regular activities on C1 and C2 (updating website, distributing information material reporting, coordinatio ...
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ENERMED - Mediterranean Renewable Energies (ENERMED)

Start date: May 31, 2010, End date: May 30, 2013,

Enermed aims to coordinate and improve the regional policies of renewable energies (RE), through: -shared instruments for the analysis of projects and policies RE -development of common policies in the RE -common experiences in the RE We will develop and implement: -a transnational (common) methodological and strategic framework -a database of good practices on regional policies -concrete p ...
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MAritme REgions cooperation for MEDiterranea (MAREMED)

Start date: May 31, 2010, End date: May 23, 2013,

MAREMED´s goal is to create synergy between the Regions and the different levels of Mediterranean, European, national and local governance to encourage the implementation of an integrated maritime policy within the Mediterranean. The policy components having a transnational impact will be the focus of a survey and a synthesis concerning regional policies and their governance, the development of tr ...
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... providing access to physics regimes which cannot be explored on any other science facility. It has been formally endorsed by 6 European nations at the governmental or national funding agency level, 2 regional governments, over 20 scientific institutions and has direct involvement from industry. Inertial Fusion Energy (IFE) lies at the heart of the design of HiPER. Fusion is the holy grail of en ...
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... al to improve public services and foster growth (towards Lisbon Agenda goals) and the loss of competitiveness of European Tourism EconomyI-SPEED aims therefore at improving the effectiveness of local/regional Policies related to Information Society and Economic Development. This objective will be reached through a wide exchange of experiences at policy level addressed at identifying, analysing and ...
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... testing the F4all Platform in real life running scenarios.Latest project activities and outputsFreight4all has provided the first internal training seminar for the partners preparation in view of the Regional Training Events scheduled to take place till the beginning of 2013. The cross fertilisation activities, with other projects, have started with the invitation as key note speaker in the last P ...
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... c Report. Partners also involved local communities in the planning and development of the activities to be implemented through the EASW methodology a Strategic Common Vision has been defined in each region. Case studies were selected and a report was realised. Operative plans and pilot key interventions were the main result of the participation processes. Finally a transnational local development ...
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"The INRES project will aim to enhance the integration and the cooperation among three European insular regions, Canary Islands (Spain), Crete (Greece) and Samsø (Denmark) in the development of their regional RES policies and strategies through the establishment of a mutual learning process and collaborative relationships among regional research-driven clusters. The consortium, formed of 10 partne ...
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... ic Submersion Risk Forecast Systems, Specific EIA/SEA Procedures, Concrete ICZM Master Plans and Officials’ Training- will be used as Governance and Public Policy Tools for erosion control by regional, national and EU administrations. To ensure the project‘s durability, partners will form a Structural Data Infrastructure Community (SDIC) based on the INSPIRE directive and a European Group accordin ...
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... xisting activities are constraints for exploiting this potential. SMILIES proposes to apply the Trans-local Innovation System concept which links innovation and internationalisation policies to boost regional competitiveness to develop a governance model for MED islands industrial innovation development. SMILIES will organise focused actions in concrete cases on the field, from which sustainable p ...
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... g sessions, workshops and joint planning events, in which the administrations will directly benefit from participation through the knowledge gained and successively utilised in addressing national, regional and municipal policy developments;• Development of city logistics publications and training products, which will record the knowledge gained during SUGAR.The SUGAR sites use these tools to deve ...
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CASTLE - Cooperation Among SMEs Toward Logistic Excellence (CASTLE)

Start date: Oct 31, 2008, End date: Oct 30, 2011,

CASTLE was born to answer regional needs to improve SMEs logistics policies. It relies on a solid past cooperation among ten partners in Italy, Poland, Greece, Slovenia, Spain, Germany, Hungary & Austria, especially developed in Interreg initiatives. The CASTLE objectives and ratio are rooted in past research & study activities on the regional logistics EU status and perspectives, which elected SM ...
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Sustainable Aggregates Resource Management (SARMa)

Start date: Apr 30, 2009, End date: Oct 29, 2011,

... inable supply mix (SSM) planning, at three scales, to ensure efficient and secure supply in SEE. Specific objectives include capacity building, information infrastructure creation, and planning for a Regional Centre on SARM and SSM. Local, site-level activities will focus on environmentally friendly extraction through best practices, reducing illegal quarrying, and recycling to reducing use of pri ...
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The project aims to create transnational network structure between regional development actors with the specific goal: to improve implementation of regional policies in the innovation field and increase the capacity for sustainable development by encouraging innovation of clean technologies. The partners have stated that social environment in the Med regions is not stimulating enough to assure goo ...
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Regional cooperation towards adaptation to climate change (REGIOCLIMA)

Start date: Sep 30, 2008, End date: Sep 29, 2011,

... pt to the new climate conditions both by minimising the risk of damage and exploiting the new opportunities arising from a changing climate. The action aims at enhancing cooperation among selected EU regions towards facilitating the elaboration of climate change adaptation strategies and the implementation of policy guidelines. The foreseen approach places emphasis on the implementation of joint i ...
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Regions for Better Broadband connection (B3 Regions)

Start date: Aug 31, 2008, End date: Oct 30, 2010,

B3 Regions aims to improve the effectiveness of regional development policies in the Information Society area, by optimising the expert partners' good practices (mainly achieved through Structural Funds Plans 2000-2006) that are related to broadband implementation in disadvantaged areas.This capitalisation process will be achieved thanks to two main activites:1. A transfer process which aims to sh ...
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Main objective of NetWet 3 project is the development of transnational co-operation in Archimed geographic zone for the elaboration of common methods that contribute to: (a) the promotion of a creative territorial policy for the management of Mediterranean landscapes (ESDP, European Landscape Convention, European Governance), (b) in connection to the promotion of sustainable management practices o ...
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Coastal strips, especially those between the sea and land, are morphologically sensitive and depend on a delicate equilibrium between marine processes and sediment deposits. The partner regions are all exposed to a greater or lesser extent to coastal erosion. This erosion has worrying effects on the environment, which are aggravated by the rising sea level, deepening of the sea bottom, more freque ...
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OBSIND

Start date: Jun 30, 2006, End date: Jun 29, 2008,

Le projet OBSIND a comme but de créer un instrument qui serve à connaître la situation actuelle des différents secteurs industriels. Un observatoire de lindustrie sera créé pour effectuer des études sur les marchés ainsi que sur la possible internationalisation des compagnies locales, sur la législation applicable pour mener et harmoniser des procédures administratives et financières, pour établir ...
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... nd planning. Such activities will be carried on by the project partners and by the involvement of several local end-users and stakeholders (ARPAB, CNR-IMAA, ALSIA and METES) operating in the selected regions. They will provide data and tools for analyses and modelling as well as supporting the results dissemination and the training activity which represent a further pilot action to be implemented ...
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The main objective of the project is to assist MED-ISOLAE islands to improve their environment and maintain sustainability via: (1) Environmental ISO procedures, (2) Environmental SDI (spatial data infrastructure) technology, (3) ISO & SDI pilot applications, and (4) A dissemination plan that includes a Portal and an ISO Topic Centre. Promoting a sounder & more sustainable evolution (environmental ...
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MEDIGATE

Start date: Apr 30, 2007, End date: Jun 29, 2008,

The project involves international experts of the transportation and logistic field and who will work with the following objectives: • Underline and demonstrate the strategic role of intermodal trans-port in the opti-misation of the goods flow in the logistic chain, • Affirm the concept of a multimodal platform as a strategic node in the logistic chain, • Demonstrate the possible impact of multimo ...
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... result that was realised when implementing the CADSES project "ISOTEIA" which deals with an integrated system to assess Territorial and Environmental Impacts (TEIA) regarding resource management and regional planning. Moreover, it was discovered that there is a serious gap between the scientific state-of-the-art in the field of managing risks on the one hand, and on the other hand, the actual imp ...
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Many areas of the Mediterranean, particularly islands and coastal zones suffer from droughts and water shortages which cause heavy impacts on economies, societies and the environment at local or regional scales. The project PRODIM aims at formulating a methodological framework to confront drought and water shortage through systematic application of principles of proactive planning. Specifically, t ...
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Mediterranean Risk Management (MEDRISK)

Start date: May 31, 2006, End date: May 29, 2008,

The project Med-RISK aims at solving the unsatisfactory synergy of systems for rational management of natural risks in the ArchiMed area. The Mediterranean zone is an intensely developing region in the sectors of industry and tourism with millions of visitors from all over the world. At the same time, natural disasters do not any longer concern only the state in which they occur since it affects s ...
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... tainability to combat floods requires further activities regarding agriculture, forestry and land-use management in flood risk areas. As most river catchments areas belong to more than one country or region, methodologies have to be developed within a transnational and a transregional context that go beyond local concepts. The project regions of FLOODMED are characterised by an increase in the num ...
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MADAMA

Start date: Sep 30, 2006, End date: Mar 30, 2008,

Le projet sinscrit dans le domaine du transport de matières dangereuses et vise à définir et harmoniser toutes les actions nécessaires pour la sauvegarde de lenvironnement dans la filière du transport de cargaisons avec un risque élevé de pollution. A partir des résultats obtenus par le projet Medocc SESTANTE, MADAMA se propose de définir de nouvelles politiques et des solutions innovatrices afin ...
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... m accessible to all partners; 3. Designing the WARDSS architecture based on both an inter-institutional and a participatory approach; 4. Simulating application of WARDSS at district (Basilicata Region) and sub-district (Creta – OADYK) levels. The WARDSS will represent a support tool for decision making processes on sustainable use of natural resources and rural development and as such it will be u ...
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ECOMUSEUM DISTRICTS NETWORK OF THE MEDITERRANEAN MAQUIS (ECOMEMAQ)

Start date: May 31, 2006, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

Main objective of project ECOMEMAQ is to promote the acquaintance of the Mediterranean Maquis, a patrimony of inestimable value common to all Mediterranean insular and coastal areas and to protect and valorise this by way of a shared policy and methodology of sustainable management. The project proposes the development of a reticular system, the “Ecomuseum District”, in which several pilot project ...
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