ENAM TEAM PRESENTED THE PROJECT ASTER AT The 15th edition of the International Agricultural Exhibition IN MEKNES, MOROCCO

On May 2nd – 4th, 2023, The 15th edition of the International Agricultural Exhibition (SIAM) took place in Meknes, Morocco. The ENAM Team presented the ASTER project on conference organized on sidelines of SIAM.
The event was attended by stakeholders, agricultural researcher, representative of different departments of the Ministry of Agriculture, and representatives of international organization as FAO and others.

IVIA Researchers Present ASTER (PRIMA) Project at Horticultural Coordination Meeting organized by Cooperatives Agroalimentàries of the Valencian Community, Spain

On March 9th, 2023, Cooperatives Agroalimentàries de la Comunitat Valenciana organized a Coordination Meeting for Horticulture at the Valencian Institute for Agricultural Research (IVIA). The meeting brought together specialists in the field of plant health in horticultural crops, who discussed the challenges faced by different crops and strategies to overcome them.

During the meeting, IVIA researchers Alberto Urbaneja and Meritxell Pérez-Hedo presented the PRIMA project “Agroecology-inspired Strategies and Tools to Enhance Resilience and Ecosystem Services in Tomato Crop ASTER.” The ASTER project aims to promote the implementation of agroecology strategies to improve tomato production and ensure its resilience to climate change. The project also aims to enhance ecosystem services in tomato cultivation, which will contribute to improving the quality of life for those working in production and protect the biodiversity of the area. The meeting also discussed potential collaborations between IVIA and Federació Cooperatives to further improve the results of the ASTER project.

The meeting concluded with a visit to the ongoing tomato pest control trials within the ASTER project at IVIA.

Apostolos Kapranas presented the project aster at the Agrotica fair 2022 in Thessaloniki, Greece

For the “Agrotica 2022” on 20 October 2022, the conference “Emerging challenges and trends οn integrated agricultural insect pest control in a changing environment”. took place in Thessaloniki, Greece.

In this context, Apostolos Kapranas, Assistant Professor at the School of Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki presented the project aster.

The event was attended by ~200 students, Farmers, agriculturists in crop protection,
Researchers, National PPO representatives