Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021

Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021

In the framework of the project LIFE IGIC – Improvement of Green Infrastructure in agroecosystems: reconnecting natural areas by countering habitat fragmentation – LIFE16 NAT/GR/000575, green infrastructure establishment was implemented by planting hundreds of fruit and forest trees, shrubs, aromatic and other perennial plants, took place during November 2021 in the Life IGIC pilot olive groves. The plantings aims to the improvement of green infrastructure in  Mesara valley as well as to the improvement of the olive groves biodiversity, the enhancement of agroecosystems services and to the provision of a basis for reconnecting existing natural areas.

The plantings implemented by Dr. Emmanouel Kambourakis, Life IGIC coordinator and director of the Laboratory of Olive and Agroecological Production Systems (Department of Agriculture, Hellenic Mediterranean University) and the members of the project team Dr Nikolaos Volakakis, supervisor of agro-technical tasks, Mr. Ioannis Zografakis, PhD student and Mr. Aggelos Chiras, Mr. Dionisis Kontogiannis and Mr. Giorgos Delidakis, undergraduate students as well as other project staff.

 

Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021

Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021

Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI) in the LIFE IGIC olive groves- November 2021

The project Improvement of Green Infrastructure in agroecosystems: reconnecting natural areas by countering habitat fragmentation – LIFE16 NAT/GR/000575 has received funding from the LIFE programme of the European Union. Also with the contribution of the Green Fund

The project LIFE IGIC – Improvement of Green Infrastructure in agroecosystems: reconnecting natural areas by countering habitat fragmentation – LIFE16 NAT/GR/000575 is being implemented with the contribution of the LIFE Programme of the European Union. Also, the project is being implemented with the contribution of the Green Fund.

BENEFICIARIES

CO-FINANCIERS

Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU)
Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU)
Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
University of Crete – Natural History Museum of Crete
University of Crete – Natural History Museum of Crete
HAO (ELGO) Demeter
HAO (ELGO) Demeter
Green Fund
Green Fund
ΜΙΝΕΡΒΑ Α.Ε. / MINERVA S.A.
MINERVA S.A.

BENEFICIARIES

Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU)
Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU)
Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas
University of Crete – Natural History Museum of Crete
University of Crete – Natural History Museum of Crete
HAO (ELGO) Demeter
HAO (ELGO) Demeter

CO-FINANCIER

Green Fund
Green Fund
ΜΙΝΕΡΒΑ Α.Ε. / MINERVA S.A.
MINERVA S.A.