We have recently delivered the monitoring protocols that we are using to assess the effect of demonstrative agroforestry systems on multiple indicators and ecosystem services, especially those related to climate change adaptation capacity. We have emphasized: a) Productive aspects and carbon balance (action D2) b) Vulnerability to wildfires in forests where silvopastoralism is incorporated (D3) […]
In this navigable viewer you can check the location, area and main features of the 77 demonstrative agroforestry systems of LIFE AgroForAdapt, totalling 857 ha. During the project we will add pictures and information on their evolution.
On December 13th and 14th Tarragona Province Council, co-financing entity of LIFE AgroForAdapt, organizes in Reus town the training “Economic potential of silvopastoralism for sustainable forest management”. Further information in this link.
On November 15th we participated in “Fet a mida” program from the Catalan network of local TV channels. We introduced the concept and objectives of the agroforestry systems and various technologies applied in LIFE AgroForAdapt monitoring. The full vídeo is available in this link.
In September 2022, various media echoed the second LIFE AgroForAdapt coordination meeting, held in Solsona (Lleida, Spain) on September 14 and 15, including a field visit. Here are the links to the short documentaries: Appearance in Canal Taronja. Appearance in TV3
We have published, in collaboration with the PRIMA Transition project, an article in Extensius.cat magazine on the interest of agroforestry systems in the current context of climate, energy and raw material crisis. Link to the article (in Catalan).
The LIFE AgroForAdapt project was present at the 8th Spanish Forest Congress held in Lleida the last week of June. This event, led by the Spanish Society of Forest Sciences (SECF), brings together nearly a thousand participants from all areas of the Spanish forest sector every four years. In this edition we presented the communication […]
We have participated, along with 7 other LIFE projects related to Mediterranean forests, in an initiative to bring to Brussels the shortcomings that we have identified in the European forest policy regarding the Mediterranean context. In addition to the conference held on May 31, we have prepared the report "A step forward in EU forest […]
LIFE AgroForAdapt participates on May 31st, 2022 at the event “A step forward in Forest policy: the Mediterranean perspective”, together with other 7 LIFE projects related to Mediterranean forests. The aim is to raise the voice of the Mediterranean forest for its adequate consideration in European forest policy. Registration link HERE Downloadable Agenda HERE Link to the live […]
On March 30 we held, in webinar format, the first meeting with the project's advisory committee. This entity is composed of experts in the different subjects addressed in the project. In this first meeting we prioritized the presence of experts in the design and management of agroforestry systems, and in their monitoring based on multiple […]
On March 22nd we participate in the workshop "Agroforestry Development Experiences & Rural Innovation", organised by Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenierías Agrarias of Palencia (University of Valladolid, Spain). The workshop can be attended online.
The LIFE AgroForAdapt project has been mentioned in the first issue of 2022 of La Vanguardia newspaper (one of the top newspapers in Spain), with interventions by Jaime Coello (CTFC), Ander Achotegui (Fundació Emys) and Josep Maria Tusell, owner of one of the project's demonstrative silvoarable systems. Link to the publication
CINEA, the European Commission’s agency managing the LIFE call, invited us to participate in the "LIFE20 Welcome Meeting - Climate Action" event, held in webinar format. We presented AgroForAdapt projects and got to know other new LIFE projects. Link to the presentation made.
Today we start the journey of LIFE AgroForAdapt. During the next five years we will work to contribute to the adaptation to climate change of the Mediterranean agricultural and forestry sectors by promoting agroforestry (silvoarable and silvopastoral) systems.