Conservation agriculture and camelina

Conservation agriculture and camelina, sustainable practices and diversification for the new CAP 2023

On 2 March, as part of the 4CE-MED project, a workshop was held for members of the Alcamancha cooperative. The event was organised by Agri-food Cooperatives of Spain (Spanish Co-ops) in close collaboration with Camelina Company España, the Spanish Association of Conservation Agriculture and Living Soils (AEAC.SV) and Agri-food Cooperatives of Castilla La Mancha.  …

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DEMO TRIALS IN GREECE 3

Πειραματικά Καμελίνας στην Ελλάδα

Η BIOS AGROSYSTEMS  MABEE σε συνεργασία με το ΚΑΠΕ, είναι υπεύθυνοι για την διεξαγωγή του πειραματικού σχεδιασμού για την καλλιέργεια Καμελίνας στην Ελλάδα. Στόχος του πειράματος είναι να καταδειχθούν, αφενός,  οι ιδανικότερες ημερομηνίες σποράς και αφετέρου η καλύτερη πρακτική, όσον αφορά τη λίπανση αλλά και τη συγκομιδή της Καμελίνας, με γνώμονα τις κλιματικές και περιβαλλοντικές…

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starting sowing

CAMELINA SOWING STRATEGIES

On 18th November 2021, the second screening trial  was sowed in Spain at Entresierras experimental farm (Ciudad Real province, Castilla La Mancha community)  under a typical rainfed sole-cropping system consisting in barley-fallow. 20 camelina varieties are being tested within a randomized design and 4 replicates for the optimization of the better adapted varieties to local…

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MPL FRANCE

Second meeting of the 4CE-MED multi-stakeholder platform in France

The second meeting of the French multi-stakeholder platform of the 4CE-MED project was held on September 1st in Dijon.   On this occasion, the first results of the Camelina 2021 trials were shared with farmers, techno-economic actors (Terres Inovia), processing operators (Saipol – Avril group) and institutions (Ministry of Agriculture and Food). While some crop…

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Camelina oil extraction

Second meeting of 4CE-MED Local Multi-Stakeholder Platform of Algeria

The 4CE-MED Algerian stakeholders attending the meeting were 12 members including 3 females, representing farmers, training and technical institutes, Cooperative, farmer association representatives and university researchers. The platform will be open to new members in the future. After welcoming the attendance, Mr HANNACHI Abderrahmane and BENIDIR Mohamed gave a general presentation of the 4CE-MED project,…

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2ND PLATFORM ITALY

SECOND NATIONAL STAKEHOLDER PLATFORM IN ITALY

Last first september the 4CE-MED Italian Stakeholder Platform included 17 members, (farmers, farmer advisors, regional policy makers and farmer associations). In particular, eight  were women, and eight  young people. The participants of the Platform represented different geographical areas of Italy, from the North to the South. Main outcomes of the National Stakeholder Platform held in…

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national panel in Spain

SECOND MEETING OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL PANEL

The 4CE-MED project brings together the national panel in Spain to evaluate the Camelina trials. Partners of the European 4CE-MED project held the second meeting of the Spanish national panel on 14th September 2021, which brought together representatives of Agri-food Cooperatives of Spain, Camelina Company Spain (CCE), Agrovegetal, IMIDRA (Madrid Institute for Rural, Agricultural and…

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TESTS OF VARIOUS CAMELINE SOWING OPPORTUNITIES IN FRANCE

Camelina sowing under a pea cover in a double cropping system: drone sowing, pneumatic seeder or direct sowing after harvest. In order to ensure the crop emergence before dry periods, various opportunities are being tested within the framework of the 4CE-MED project (PRIMA Programme official). These opportunities, for crop diversification and adaptation to climate change,…

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THE 4CE-MED PROJECT WILL COLLABORATE WITH THE ALCAMANCHA COOPERATIVE

Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España and Cereales Alcamancha S.Coop. have reached an agreement whereby this cooperative will collaborate for the next two years with the 4CE-MED project to promote the adoption of camelina and conservation agriculture in the Alcarria area of Cuenca. In this sense, the cooperative will organise, in collaboration with Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España,…

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Newsletter

ΠΡΩΤΟ ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΤΙΚΟ ΔΕΛΤΙΟ – ΕΓΓΡΑΦΕΙΤΕ

  Οι συνεργάτες του 4CE-MED θέλουν να σας ενημερώσουν για τις δραστηριότητες που υλοποιήθηκαν στο πλαίσιο αυτής της μεσογειακής εμπειρίας. Μπορείτε να εγγραφείτε στο ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΤΙΚΟ ΔΕΛΤΙΟ μας (NEWSLETTER) που σκοπεύουμε να δημοσιεύουμε μία φορά το χρόνο συγκεντρώνοντας την πρόοδο και τα αποτελέσματα του έργου μας.   ΤΑ ΠΡΩΤΑ ΑΠΟΤΕΛΕΣΜΑΤΑ ΕΙΝΑΙ ΗΔΗ ΔΗΜΟΣΙΕΥΜΕΝΑ! Εάν θέλετε να…

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AN UPCOMING AGRONOMIC TRIAL OF CAMELINA IN GREECE

ΕΝΑ ΑΝΕΡΧΟΜΕΝΟ ΑΓΡΟΝΟΜΙΚΟ TRIAL ΤΗΣ ΚΑΜΕΛΙΝΑΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ

Ακολουθώντας τη νέα ευρωπαϊκή στροφή προς τις εναλλακτικές και καινοτόμες καλλιέργειες, η Bios Agrosystems MABEE θα αναπτύξει ένα demo filed trial της καλλιέργειας Καμελίνας σε συνεργασία με το project 4CE-MED. Το demo filed trial θα πραγματοποιηθεί στη βόρεια Ελλάδα και θα καλύπτει μία έκταση 1 εκταρίου (10 στρέμματα). Το project 4CE-MED στοχεύει στην ενσωμάτωση της…

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ICARDA Marchouch Farm Manager explaining farmers potential of Camelina as ‘new’ oil seed crop for Morocco.

FIELD DAY EVENT AT ICARDA MARCHOUCH RESEARCH STATION, MOROCCO

One field day event was organized on 6-April-2021 by Office National du Conseil Agricole, ONCA (Moroccan National Office of Agricultural Council) and ICARDA-Morocco to show farmers types of farming systems and crops for diversification in crop rotation in wheat-based farming systems. Twenty farmers and ONCA officials participated in this one-day event. As a part of…

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IMIDRA, Finca El Encín, Alcalá de Henares, Spain

AGRONOMIC TRIAL IN SPAIN

With the aim of raising awareness of the benefits of growing camelina and implementing conservation agriculture on their farms, Camelina Company España (4CE-MED partner) is developing an agronomic trial in collaboration with IMIDRA (Madrid Institute for Rural Development, Food and Agricultural Research) at Finca El Encín, Alcalá de Henares, Spain. The agronomic trial includes different…

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4CE-MED partners

4CE-MED ΒΙΝΤΕΟ

    Οι συνεργάτες του 4CE-MED παρουσιάζουν με χαρά αυτό το βίντεο ως μια σύνοψη αυτής της εκπληκτικής πρωτοβουλίας που λαμβάνει χώρα στην περιοχή της Μεσογείου.   Η κοινοπραξία του 4CE-MED σχεδιάστηκε με σκοπό να ακολουθήσει μια προσέγγιση πολλαπλών παραγόντων. Η κοινοπραξία περιλαμβάνει 11 εταίρους από 7 διαφορετικές χώρες PRIMA (Γεωγραφική Περιοχή PRIMA): 4 που…

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Camelina Growth chamber

4CE-MED PROJECT PARTNERS DEVELOP FIRST ACTIONS IN SPAIN

Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España (Spanish Co-ops) is one of the 4CE-MED project partners promoting the development of innovative, diversified and resilient Mediterranean farming systems that do not compete for land with the food chain in Spain, together with Camelina Company España and Iniciativas Innovadoras. As an example of such systems, camelina has been cultivated in…

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camelina seeds harvesting

PERFORMING EXPERIMENTAL TEST OF CAMELINA SEEDS

CREA, one of the Italian partners of 4CE-MED project. CREA is performing experimental tests in collaboration with Camelina Company to study and asses the existing constrains of the mechanical harvesting of Camelina. One of the main targets of the 4CE-MED  project is to define, optimize and test under real operational conditions locally tailor-made 4CE-MED solutions to…

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Cash Cover Crop Enhancing water and soil conservation in MEDiterranean dry-farming systems

FIRST CONSULTATION OF THE LOCAL MULTI-STAKEHOLDER PLATFORM IN ITALY

One of the main targets of the 4CE-MED (Camelina: a Cash Cover Crop Enhancing water and soil conservation in MEDiterranean dry-farming systems) project is to engage local stakeholders in each of the seven participating countries (Italy, Greece, Spain, France, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia). To achieve this goal local multi-stakeholder platforms (LMSPs) have been created since…

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Local multi-stakeholder platforms

ΤΟΠΙΚΕΣ ΠΛΑΤΦΟΡΜΕΣ ΠΟΛΛΑΠΛΩΝ ΕΝΔΙΑΦΕΡΟΜΕΝΩΝ (LMSP) ΚΑΙ ΑΝΤΑΛΛΑΓΕΣ ΠΡΟΟΠΤΙΚΩΝ ΣΤΙΣ ΜΕΣΟΓΕΙΑΚΕΣ ΧΩΡΕΣ

Στο πρώτο στάδιο του έργου 4CE-MED, στο πλαίσιο του πακέτου εργασίας 1 «Τοπικές πλατφόρμες πολλαπλών ενδιαφερομένων (LMSP)» έχουν ξεκινήσει με στόχο τον τοπικό σχεδιασμό των βέλτιστων εξατομικευμένων λύσεων, συμπεριλαμβανομένης της Καμελίνας  ως μία καλλιέργεια που μπορεί να συμβάλει στην αύξηση του αγροτικού εισοδήματος στα μεσογειακά περιβάλλοντα. Τα τοπικά συμβούλια θα περιλαμβάνουν σε κάθε χώρα φορείς/συνεργάτες…

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AAIC Webinar series

4CE-MED encourages to register at 2020 AAIC Webinar Series

The AAIC (Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops) was established in 1979 as an international, non-profit educational and scientific organization with the scope to: Encourage and promote the activities of those involved in the production, processing, development, and commercialization of industrial crops and products derived from industrial crops Educate and inform our members and…

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National Panel meeting 4CE-MED

1st National Panel Meeting Camelina-Project 4CE-MED Monday June 22, 2020

In Spain, 4CE-MED aims to introduce camelina in the rotations of low-production areas, especially arid and semi-arid drylands (below 3000 kg/ha) in the Mediterranean basin, providing alternatives to farmers. Within the framework of the project, a series of trials coordinated by Camelina Company will be carried out in Spain. The following questions were discussed in…

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Συμμετοχή στην κοινότητα του προγράμματος

Εγγραφή στο ενημερωτικό δελτίο του 4CE-MED