Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI)

Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI)

Establishment of GI/target plant species includes a consultation procedure with local farmers/owners of the pilot olive orchards, taking part in Life IGIC project.

Planting of target plant species enhancing the Ecological Infrastructure of the Life IGIC’s pilot olive orchards taken place the last period. The target is to provide functional landscape elements which will support agricultural ecosystems services, starting from provisioning and regulating ones up to aesthetic and cultural.

Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI)

 

Furthermore, sustainable farming methods applied by farmers is another activity of Life IGIC. Practices like incorporation of prunning residues, non-chemical pest control and green manure (use of legumes for fertilisation purposes) become common ground, supervised by the project partners.

Establishment of Green Infrastructure (GI)

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.