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Collaboration as partner (Water Management in soil, which includes the valorization of agricultural waste)
Topic 1.3.1 (IA) Increase adherence to the Mediterranean diet as a sustainable pattern including environmental, social and health aspects
Biochar, Biochar application and soil amendents, Biochar production and application,, Biochar production and application, industrial wastewater, soil amendments, wasterwater treatment,, Biochars and other organic soil amendment
Seeking to participate in a consortium focussing in "Integrated and Sustainable Management of Water for arid and semi-arid Mediterranean areas". Ideally, the proposed strategy will include the application of biochar from commonly available in the Mediterranean, woody residues. Experienced faculty from the Agricultural University of Athens could also participate in the consortium.
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The Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU) was established in 1983. It is a part of the higher education system of Greece and it provides undergraduate and postgraduate education services. It offers 15 Bachelor degrees and postgraduate studies leading to Master of Science degrees. It focuses on research and innovation as well as lifelong learning and it offers technological and consultancy services of high quality.
The Hellenic Mediterranean University employs around 400 qualified academic and technical staff and serves more than 14.500 students. It has campuses in all major cities of Crete: Chania, Rethymno, Ierapetra, Agio Nikolao and Sitia.
The group of Prof. D. Kalderis specializes in agricultural waste valorization for the production of added-value materials, such as biochar, and their application in various uses. Jointly with the Agricultural University of Athens, they seek in developing biochar-based products for improving crop yields and quality under biotic and abiotic stress conditions.
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The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area will devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth
The PRIMA programme is an Art.185 initiative supported and funded under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
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