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Research-based participatory approaches for adopting Conservation Agriculture in the Mediterranean Area
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April 2020 - April 2023

Project Summary

The CAMA project aims to identify the main barriers that hinder Conservation Agriculture (CA) adoption by smallholders of Mediterranean countries and to overcome them with a participatory research approach based on the use of field experiments and pilot case studies in several conditions and the development of an extensive programme of dissemination and training.

Coordinator

CONSIGLIO PER LA RICERCA IN AGRICOLTURA E L'ANALISI DELL'ECONOMIA AGRARIA (CREA) - Italy

Source of funding : Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area Programme (PRIMA) Contract number: 1912.
Programme and Contact references : PRIMA – Michele Rinaldi (CREA)
Total budget : 1 500 000,00 €
Partners :
  • AGROMNIA (AGROMNIA) - Italy
  • International Centre for Arvalis Institut du Végétal (ARVALIS) - France
  • INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR ADVANCED MEDITERRANEAN AGRONOMIC STUDIES (IAMZ-CIHEAM) - Spain
  • UNIVERSTIY OF LLEIDA - DEPARTAMENTO DE PRODUCCIÓN VEGETAL Y CIENCIA FORESTAL (UdL) - Spain
  • SPANISH NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (CSIC) - Spain
  • PORTUGUESE ASSOCIATION FOR MOBILIZATION OF SOIL CONSERVATION (APOSOLO) - Portugal
  • INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE INVESTIGAÇÃO AGRÁRIA E VETERINÁRIA (INIAV) - Portugal
  • HELLENIC AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION (HAO-Demeter) - Greece
  • INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE DE TUNISIE (INRAT) - Tunisia
  • THE ASSOCIATION FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE (APAD) - Tunisia
  • HIGH NATIONAL SCHOOL OF AGRONOMY (ENSA) - Algeria
  • INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE DE MAROC (INRA) - Morocco