Efficiency and resilience of forage resources and small ruminant production to cope with global challenges in Mediterranean areas

Efficiency and resilience of forage resources and small ruminant production to cope with global challenges in Mediterranean areas

The proceedings of the 1st Joint Meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM Network for Research and Development in Sheep and Goats (Subnetworks on Nutrition and Production Systems) and the FAO-CIHEAM Subnetwork for Research and Development of Mediterranean Forage Resources have been published in CIHEAM journal Options Méditerranéennes with the title “Efficiency and resilience of forage resources and small ruminant production to cope with global challenges in Mediterranean areas“.
Raúl Compés participates in the opening ceremony of the 9th edition of the University Master's Degree in "Sustainable Fisheries Management"

Raúl Compés participates in the opening ceremony of the 9th edition of the University Master's Degree in "Sustainable Fisheries Management"

The opening ceremony of the 9th edition of the University Master's Degree in "Sustainable Fisheries Management"was held last 1st October in Alicante. The MSc programme is jointly organised by the University of Alicante (UA), the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), through the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (CIHEAM Zaragoza), and the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA), through the General Secretariat for Fisheries (SGP); the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) and the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) provide technical support within the limits of their mandates.
President of the CIHEAM Governing Board, Prof. Mohammed Sadiki, appointed Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests

President of the CIHEAM Governing Board, Prof. Mohammed Sadiki, appointed Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests

The President of the CIHEAM Governing Board, Prof. Mohammed Sadiki, was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests by King Mohammed VI on Thursday, October 7th. The CIHEAM sincerely congratulates him and wishes him every success in the accomplishment of this worthy mission.
Summary of the advanced online course on olive growing and climate change organized by CIHEAM Zaragoza and the International Olive Council (IOC)

Summary of the advanced online course on olive growing and climate change organized by CIHEAM Zaragoza and the International Olive Council (IOC)

The subject of the course was of great interest and attracted a large number of applications (124) from 26 countries in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Seventy six professionals from public institutions, universities, research centres and private companies (Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, United States and Uruguay) were selected to participate in the course.
The delegate of Tunisia to CIHEAM, Mr Mahmoud Elies Hamza, has been appointed Minister of Agriculture.

The delegate of Tunisia to CIHEAM, Mr Mahmoud Elies Hamza, has been appointed Minister of Agriculture.

The Prime Minister, Najla Bouden, has introduced the members of the new Tunisian government, including the new Minister of Agriculture, Mr Mahmoud Elies Hamza, President of IRESA and delegate of Tunisia to CIHEAM. CIHEAM Zaragoza would like to congratulate him on his new position and wishes him every success in this worthy mission.

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ITALIE : Vignerons sur le volcan Etna : la tradition au gré des éruptions

ITALIE : Vignerons sur le volcan Etna : la tradition au gré des éruptions
Au début des années 2000, les viticulteurs cultivant sur l’Etna se comptaient presque sur les doigts d’une main. Ils sont quarante fois plus aujourd’hui sur le volcan italien. Face aux menaces liées au développement de masse, les anciens s’appuient sur les traditions locales et revendiquent « un travail avec la nature ».
Smart Cultural Tourism as a Driver of Sustainable Development of European Regions

Smart Cultural Tourism as a Driver of Sustainable Development of European Regions

SmartCulTour aims to support regional development in European regions, with special attention to rural peripheries and the urban fringe, through sustainable cultural tourism. The project redefines cultural tourism through a contemporary lens and provides a comprehensive measurement framework for supply, demand and impacts. In order to support knowledge-led destination management, a decision-support system (DSS) will be developed for widescale monitoring purposes across European regions.
New Technologies, Tools and Strategies for a Sustainable, Resilient and Innovative European Aquaculture

New Technologies, Tools and Strategies for a Sustainable, Resilient and Innovative European Aquaculture

The vision of the EU aquaculture industry is to grow substantially in the next decade and to provide annually 4.5 million tons of sustainable food products. To this aim, NewTechAqua intends to expand and diversify EU production of finfish, molluscs and microalgae by developing and validating technologically-advanced, resilient and sustainable new solutions.
Research-based participatory approaches for adopting Conservation Agriculture in the Mediterranean Area

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

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.

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plant breeding

Master International en

 Génétique, Génomique
et Amélioration Végétale

Zaragoza (Espagne)

CIHEAM Zaragoza

Édition 2020-2021

Gestion et governance de l'eau

International Master in

Gestion durable et gouvernance de l'eau dans le milieu naturel et agricole

Zaragoza (Espagne)

CIHEAM Zaragoza

Édition 2020-2021

animal breeding

Master International en

Amélioration Génétique Animale et Biotechnologie de la reproduction

Valencia/Barcelona (Espagne)

UPV/UAB/CIHEAM Zaragoza/IVIA/INIA

Édition 2020-2021

Aquaculture

Master International en

Aquaculture

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Espagne)

ULPGC/CIHEAM Zaragoza

Édition 2020-2021

animal nutrition

Master International en

Nutrition Animale

Zaragoza (Espagne)

CIHEAM Zaragoza/UZ/FEDNA/UPM

Édition 2021-2022

agro-food marketing

Master International en

Marketing agroalimentaire

Zaragoza (Espagne)

CIHEAM Zaragoza

Édition 2021-2022

olive growing

International Master in

Oliviculture et oléotechnie

Córdoba (Espagne)

UCO/JA/CSIC/INIA/CIHEAM Zaragoza

Édition 2021-2022

Gestion durable des pêches

International Master in

Gestion durable des pêches

Alicante (Espagne)

UA/MAGRAMA/IAMZ

Édition 2021-2022

Advanced course catalogue

Cours
2020-2021 / 2021-2022

Zaragoza (Spain)

CIHEAM Zaragoza