MEDFORUM 2018

MEDFORUM 2018

Students and Young Researchers’ Dialogue on Important Mediterranean Challenges
CIHEAM  and FAO FIELD RESEARCH INITIATIVE

CIHEAM and FAO FIELD RESEARCH INITIATIVE

  Announcement of a joint initiative to come
Women4Mediterranean Conference

Women4Mediterranean Conference

CIHEAM partner of the 4th UfM Women's Empowerment Conference         
Combating and prevention of Xylella fastidiosa

Combating and prevention of Xylella fastidiosa

  International meeting on “Integrated actions against Xylella Fastidiosa to protect olive trees and international trade"

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MED-INN LOCAL

MED-INN LOCAL

Innovations autour de la valorisation des spécificités locales dans les arrières pays Méditerranéens. Analyse des choix et des stratégies économiques de différenciation pour les produits de terroir au Maroc et en France.
Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe

Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe

iSAGE will enhance the sustainability, competitiveness and resilience of the European Sheep and Goat sectors through collaboration between industry and research. iSAGE have a powerful consortium with 18 industry representatives from various EU production systems and socio-economic contexts.
Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas

Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas

SIMRA seeks to advance understanding of social innovation (SI) and innovative governance in agriculture, forestry and rural development (RD), and how to boost them, particularly in marginalised rural areas across Europe, with a focus on the Mediterranean region (including non-EU) where there is limited evidence of outcomes and supporting conditions.
Conservation Actions for Threatened Mediterranean Island Flora: ex situ and in situ joint actions

Conservation Actions for Threatened Mediterranean Island Flora: ex situ and in situ joint actions

CARE-MEDIFLORA aims to improve the conservation status of threatened Mediterranean plant species. It is a project implemented by institutions of six Mediterranean islands (Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Crete and Cyprus) and the IUCN/SSC Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group.
Promotion of near zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use

Promotion of near zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use

The project wants to define near zero CO2 emission buildings due to energy use (NZCO2EB) and present the various benefits which result from this type of building.
Investigating conservation possibilities of the unique genetic material of chestnut in the Perfecture of Chania (Western Crete) through the protection of the genetoytpe of local varieties and the enjancement of the marketability of chestnut. Pilot application

Investigating conservation possibilities of the unique genetic material of chestnut in the Perfecture of Chania (Western Crete) through the protection of the genetoytpe of local varieties and the enjancement of the marketability of chestnut. Pilot application

The main objective of this research project is the preservation of the chestnut trees in the mountainous and upland areas of the Perfecture of Chania, by protecting them from various invasive pests and diseases

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Unsafe food costs $110B annually: World Bank

Unsafe food costs $110B annually: World Bank
Foodborne diseases cost around $110 billion in productivity loss and medical expenses annually, the World Bank announced on late Tuesday."The total productivity loss associated with foodborne disease in low and middle-income countries is estimated to cost $95.2 billion per year, and the annual cost of treating foodborne illnesses is estimated at $15 billion," according to the World Bank's report.The big share of the global problem is faced by low and middle-income countries in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa, the report said."They account for 41 percent of the global population yet 53 percent of all food-borne illness and 75 percent of related deaths," it detailed.