Fifth project management meeting
SEP 24 - 26, 2017
|Start-End:||Sep 24 - 26, 2017|
All the activity and workshops is almost done in the frame of the date that are write in the project.
The Project coordinator, give detail explanation about all the Outcomes, and about the budget separately contact with every partner one-by-one.
Till the end of the project, the project team participants still need to finished the two methods for accreditation, and the deadline is January 2018.
The management team also discuss about the last project management meeting who will take place at Goce Delcev University in Stip, Macedonia, in March 2018.
Fourth project management meeting
APR 09 - 12, 2017
|Start-End:||Apr 09 - 12, 2017|
All the activity and workshops is almost done in the frame of the date that are write in the project. The management team also discuss about the next management meeting who will take place in the Agriculture University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria in September.
JAN 30 - FEB 03, 2017
|Start-End:||Jan 30 - Feb 03, 2017|
Thursday afternoon was used for a practical work - Soil sampling from two fields close to MAICH area (citrus trees, olive trees). Also, workshop included laboratory work, such as measurements of pH, E.C, exchangeables, micro nutrients, organic matter, mechanical analysis, total CaCO3 and introduction to instrumental methods of analysis (ICP-OES, Ion Chromatography, Kjeldahl.Great opportunity to change the information and methodology of work in the field of soil sciences.
Another set of activities
OCT 03 - 07, 2016
|Start-End:||Oct 03 - 07, 2016|
The last workshop will cover the topic of the significance of balanced nutrition of the plants and how to obtain that balance through performing soil analysis.
Project Management Meeting
SEP 26 - 28, 2016
|Start-End:||Sep 26 - 28, 2016|
Plovdiv, Bulgaria is the place where the members of the project management team will gather to have a look over project implementation. To evaluate what’s been done and what is to be done in the next 6 months. The meeting will take place at the premises of the Agricultural University in Plovdiv, from 26th ‘till 28th of September 2016.
Second training course
MAY 15 - 21, 2016
|Start-End:||May 15 - 21, 2016|
First training course
APR 11 - 15, 2016
|Start-End:||April 11 - 15, 2016|
While the theoretical part was taking place in the morning hours, visits to organic sites was taking place in the afternoon hours, providing chance to the participants to visit organic vineyards, winery, orchard, biodynamic farm and organic beekeeping farm.
The next training activity will take from May 15th -21st
First coordinative meeting
APR 03 - 06, 2016
|Start-End:||April 03 - 06, 2016|
At the first day of the meeting, GDU representatives had informed project partners on the outcome of the First control given by the National Agency (NA). It was stated that according to the minutes from the NA, there were no objections to the dynamics of the project implementation and minor suggestions were given, related to the administration of documentation. Later that day, it was agreed that Moodle platform will be used as official Learning Management System (LMS) during forthcoming Plovdiv first training workshop and for the remaining three training workshops as well.
As far as Output 1 - OER developing and publishing is concerned, it was stated that all the teams for production of the brochures are set. A guideline for preparation was sent and teams are gradually moving forward. As for the Output 2, “Online Calculator for Fertilizer Use”, the development of this tool is in accordance with the time table. As the development of the tool was scheduled for April 2016, this has been achieved by establishing a team which will work on the development of this tool. Output development – O3 “Online Pesticide Database”. GDU team had sent a request to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy (MAFWE) to grant access to the Certificates issued by tis ministry. MAFWE had respoedned positevilly to the request granting the use of the documentation related authorization for use of pesticides and fertilizers.
O4 “Courses 1&2 creation and tutorials preparation”. An information was provided by the CIHEAM/MAICh local coordinator, Yannis Livieratos, PhD that initial steps were taken and by the time the courses will take place, everything should in order. As for the date for implementing O4, “Courses 1&2 creation and tutorials preparation”, MAICh suggested that in October there is meeting going on in Chania and that it would be nice to connect these two occasions and to represent the project and its goals on the Conference. The suggestion was accepted and the first training workshop will take place in the first week of October 2016.
Output development – O5 “Courses 3&4 creation and tutorials preparation” - Course structure, activities, and expected outcomes was discussed among project partners. The representatives from Agrarian University in Bulgaria did inform the partners that they have already selected the professors that will give training to the participants, names of candidates were received and room bookings was made as requested by the participating institution. Everything’s set to begin with the first training from Monday, April 11th.
The partners had agree to set the date for the next PMI meeting in Plovdiv. The date is set to 25-28.09.2016.
The project members wish to thank Local coordinator Ioannis Livieratos, PhD and his assistant Carolyn Owen, PhD, for the splendid organization of this First coordinative meeting in Chania, Greece.
OCT 14, 2015
|Start-End:||October 14, 2015|
|Venue:||University „Goce Delcev“|
Representatives from all partner institutions were present at the meeting and used the opportunity to introduce their institutions, but to discuss issues related to project implementation as well.
In that manner, the project participants had agreed to make minor modification to the implementation part, especially to the one in which courses for transfer of know-how take place. Namely, previously planned courses for proper use of fertilizers and organic production of Mediterranean crops, which were set to take place in Chania, Greece instead of taking place in April/May 2016, will take place in October and November respectively. Similarly, the trainings scheduled for September and October in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on IPM of continental fruits and Preparation of organic pesticides will take place in April/May 2016.
In the remaining part of the meeting, participants agreed to maintain regular communication in order to avoid any possible bottleneck situation.