Camelina field visit

Camelina field visit day in West-France

On October 6 and 7, SAIPOL organized a field visit lap of camelina experimental fields sown in a summer double cropping system after cereals or peas. Set up in a double cropping system, camelina would make it possible to meet some of the objectives of advanced biofuels or even of the bioeconomy development. Various agricultural…

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,…

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…

MULTISTAKEHOLDER PLATFORM IN TUNISIA

In Tunisia, most of the agricultural areas are intended to cereals crops and arboriculture. Crop rotation is still limited and not well diversified; it is practically limited to legumes. 4CE-MED project is working to develop new innovative, diversified and resilient Mediterranean agricultural systems. In this context, Camelina sativa will be tested during the project under…

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…

Camelina cutting and swathing

Testing harvesting strategies in Italy

In the framework of the 4CE-MED project different harvesting strategies were tested. In Italy the trials were developed at the experimental farm of the University of Bologna, situated in Cadriano (BO). The UNIBO team and the CREA team jointly run this activity. An innovative harvesting strategy was developed by cutting and swathing camelina plants when…

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,…

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie

EXPERIMENTAL STATION OF INRAT

INRAT : Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique de Tunisie is the only Tunisian 4CE-MED partner. Within the framework of the project, trials were conducted in Kef experimental station of INRA Tunisia under conventional and conservation agriculture conditions. Camelina grew very well despite the severe condition of Kef region.