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Adaptation to Climate Change of the Mediterranean Agricultural Systems
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ACLIMAS is a demonstration project funded within the Sustainable Water Integrated Management (SWIM) programme of the European Commission (EC). The project addresses the priority - Water and Climate Change - by promoting in 6 Mediterranean countries/target areas the demonstration / implementation / dissemination of the research results of previous EC-funded initiatives.
The overall objective is to bring a durable improvement of the agricultural water management and a broader socio-economic development of target areas in the context of adaptation to climate change, increasing water scarcity, and desertification risks. ACLIMAS pursues an holistic multidisciplinary border-crossing approach that integrates a set of locally-tailored technical adaptation measures with socio-economic and environmental aspects of water management in Mediterranean agriculture.
The project is coordinated by the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (IAMB). ACLIMAS has started in January 2012 and lasts 4 years.
For more information please, contact the Project Coordinator Prof. Dr. Mladen Todorovic.
ACLIMAS Guidelines published
ACLIMAS Infographic "The state of progress/completion of activities per country (29/12/2011 - 28/12/2015)"  
ACLIMAS Egypt Final Workshop, Cairo, 15-17 December 2015
ACLIMAS Tunisia Final Workshop, Tunis, 7 to 9 December 2015
ACLIMAS Morocco Final Workshop, Marrakech, 1 to 3 December 2015
ACLIMAS Algeria Final Workshop, Khemise Miliana, 1 to 2 December 2015
ACLIMAS Lebanon Final workshop, Beirut, 17-20 November 2015
ACLIMAS Training course on “Irrigation management” Agiers-Algeria, 16-18 November 2015
ACLIMAS Training course on “AGRONOMIC AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS OF ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN MEDITERRANEAN AGRICULTURE” Agricultural extension and service Center of the Litani River Authority - Kherbet Kanafar, Bekaa, Lebanon 2-6 November, 2015
ACLIMAS FINAL WORKSHOP “Adaptation to Climate Change of Mediterranean Agricultural Systems”- 27-29 October, 2015 (NCARE, Amman, Jordan)
ACLIMAS Training programme on: “Water use and productivity of Mediterranean agricultural systems” - 6-8 October 2015 (INRA-CRRA, Settat- Morocco)
International Conference: Rome2015, SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM on CLIMATE "Gathering knowledge, efforts and projects on climate sciences" at FAO Headquarter in Rome, November 19-20, 2015
Aclimas follow-up training course on Climate change adaptation for water, food and environment security
Soils: Our ally against climate change; the FAO animation for 2015 International Year of Soils
ACLIMAS Training course on "Climate change adaptation for water, food and environment security" June 13-15, 2015 Cairo Egypt
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