2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress | 15-18 November 2021

2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress | 15-18 November 2021

We are glad to announce that CIHEAM is partner in the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress, convened by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, CGIAR, the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT.
FoodSHIFT 2030 | Innovation conference

FoodSHIFT 2030 | Innovation conference

Citizen-driven food system transformation: Gather, showcase, exchange | Barcelona World Sustainable Food Capital 2021 - Monday 18th of October, Palo Alto, Barcelona
25 years ago Egypt joined CIHEAM. About the SAMSIMIFA Project

25 years ago Egypt joined CIHEAM. About the SAMSIMIFA Project

In 1996 Egypt joins the CIHEAM, 25 years of history together. Today, thanks to the “SAMSIMIFA” project funded by the Italian Cooperation, 25000 smallholders of Minya and Fayoum can access sustainable mechanization services.
Safeguard protocol against COVID-19 infection

Safeguard protocol against COVID-19 infection

In view of the danger posed by the spread of COVID-19 and in compliance with the recent legislation, since March 2020 the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (the CIHEAM Bari) has been adopting all measures to fight and prevent the spread of the new virus in workplaces and regulating all security measures to be taken at the Campus through the adoption of internal protocols. Read more...

News

The Mediterranean Innovation Partnership network for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agro-food sector

The Mediterranean Innovation Partnership network for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agro-food sector

The Mediterranean Innovation Partnership Network (MIP) for youth entrepreneurship and technology transfer in the agro-food sector was established in 2016 and is coordinated by CIHEAM Bari
Educating the next generation of professionals in the agrifood system

Educating the next generation of professionals in the agrifood system

To drive the crucial transition to more sustainable and competitive agrifood and forestry systems development by designing and implementing education and training systems to prepare professionals with competences to push the green shift in the rapidly changing society. To promote the transition to innovative education and learning in Sustainable Farming and Food Systems (SFFS) that relies on the combination of knowledge and action.
Non Conventional WAter Re-use in Agriculture in MEditerranean countries

Non Conventional WAter Re-use in Agriculture in MEditerranean countries

The project aims to create innovative and technological solutions to improve the use of water and encourage the use of unconventional water for financial purposes in Palestine, Jordan, Tunisia, Italy and Spain
Boosting cross border Organic Ecosystem through enhancing agro-food alliances

Boosting cross border Organic Ecosystem through enhancing agro-food alliances

Organic agriculture is a great solution to achieve food safety and security as well as environmental sustainability, but it is still quite underdeveloped and heterogeneous in Mediterranean countries. Main shared challenges are: inconsistent or lacking support policies from national/local governments, low innovation capacities, limited knowledge of sustainable farming practices and a weak value chain where MSMEs operate in a disaggregated way.
“Enhancing capacity of universities to initiate and to participate in clusters development on innovation and sustainability principles”

“Enhancing capacity of universities to initiate and to participate in clusters development on innovation and sustainability principles”

UniClad aims to enhance the development of the potential of universities as an integral part of agro-industrial clusters by the creation of expertise centres as pre-conditions for the development and successful functioning of agro-industrial clusters.

Education

SUSTAINABLE WATER AND LAND MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURE

The Master Programme provides a one academic year curriculum the main objective of which is to direct students towards professional and academic careers thereby promoting a sustainable use of land and water in agriculture, in view of important challenges that include water/land scarcity, population growth, climate change and correlated environmental and socio-economic repercussions.

INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO IPM OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES CROPS​

The Master Programme provides a one academic year curriculum whose main objective is to prepare motivated students towards professional and academic careers that will promote integrated pest and disease management strategies for a sustainable intensification of arboriculture in the Mediterranean agroecosystems.

MEDITERRANEAN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

The Master programme provides a one academic year curriculum the main objective of which is to direct students towards professional and academic careers thereby promoting the development of organic agriculture, with an emphasis on Mediterranean contexts.

OPEN INNOVATION & YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AGRIFOOD SECTOR

The Master course aims to train a new generation of innovation managers to enhance entrepreneurial culture; to contribute to the design, development, and implementation of innovative projects within existing enterprises and organizations (innovation managers); to launch new business initiatives (start-ups); to provide consultancy services to promote knowledge transfer by introducing business innovation processes and methods (innovation brokers).

SUSTAINABLE
AGRO-ECOSYSTEMS AND RESILIENCE (SARE)

The Master Programme focuses on farming and food systems evolution, identifying the agro-ecosystem as the unit for action, a complex system with economic, social, and ecological components and the local community as the main stakeholder relying on the agroecosystem functions and aiming to conserve and improve its ability to resist and respond to changes.