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Second meeting of the French 4CE-MED multi-stakeholder platform

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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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…

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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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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.

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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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Photo Arvalis Cameline

SETTING UP THE 4CE-MED PROJECT IN FRANCE

Arvalis – Institut du Végétal is the French partner in the 4CE-MED project, which aims to develop new Mediterranean farming systems that are innovative, diversified and resilient. These systems will be based on conservation agriculture practices and will include camelina, a heat- and drought-tolerant oil and protein crop with very promising agronomic and economic potential,…

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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 VIDEO

    4CE-MED partners are pleased to present this video as a summary of that amazing initiative that is taking palce in the Mediterranean Area. The 4CE-MED consortium was conceived in order to follow a multi-actor approach. The consortium includes 11 partners from 7 different PRIMA countries (Geographic Area PRIMA): 4 EU (MED-EU) and 3 non-EU (MED),…

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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

Local Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (LMSP) perspectives exchange in Mediterranean countries

In the first stage of the 4CE-MED project, under the work package 1 “Local Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (LMSP)” have been launched with the aim to locally co-design the optimal tailor-made solutions including Camelina Sativa as a cash cover crop for the Mediterranean environments. The local boards will include in each country long-term CA adopters who will…

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Italy

ITALIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM CONSULTATION

The first meeting of the 4CE-MED Italian stakeholder platform (including 15 members, i.e. farmers, farmer advisors, regional and national policy makers, and farmer association representatives) took place online on the 20th July 2020 The platform, which will engage new members in the coming months, has been set up to represent different geographical areas across Italy,…

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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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