Farm demonstration trial of Camelina in Morocco

  Under 4CE-MED project, on-farm demonstration trial of Camelina under conservation agriculture (CA) was planted at Oued Ghilane village near Settat, Morocco. A field event was organized for farmers on May 6, 2022. Twelve farmers and a student participated in the event. Office National du Conseil Agricole (ONCA) representative was met individually, informed the details…

Local Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (LMSPs)

LMSPs have been set up in each Country at the beginning of the project and very important ideas arose during the meetings which positively influenced 4CE-MED activities and helped understand how these innovative cropping systems should be scaled up to a commercial level. The most important topics discussed during the LMSPs meetings were: Identification of…

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.  …

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,…

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…