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News PRIMA 2019 Call Open NOW!

After the  approval of EC of the Annual Work Plan for 2019, PRIMA annouced that   2019 Calls are NOW open. 

The aim is to build research and innovation capacities and to develop knowledge and common innovative solutions for agro-food systems, to make them sustainable, and for integrated water provision and management in the Mediterranean area.

The calls have a budget of approximately 63 million euro for 12 topics.

Topics for PRIMA Section 1 Calls 2019

Thematic Area Water management

 • Topic 1.1.1 RIA Sustainable groundwater management in water-stressed Mediterranean areas

Thematic Area Farming systems

 • Topic 1.2.1 RIA Conserving water and soil in Mediterranean dry-farming, smallholder agriculture.
 • Topic 1.2.2 IA Sustainability and competitiveness of Mediterranean greenhouse and intensive horticulture 
Thematic Area Agro-food value chain

• Topic 1.3.1 IA Implementation of analytical tools and digital technology to achieve traceability and authenticity control of traditional Mediterranean foods.

Nexus theme 
• Topic 1.4.1 RIA Assessing social, technical and economic benefits of a cross-sectoral governance of the Water-Ecosystems-Food Nexus. 
• Topic 1.4.2 CSA Platform for mapping and capitalisation of best practices from on-going and past experiences related to Farming system, Water management and Food Value chain in the Med area 

Topics for PRIMA Section 2 Call – Multi-topic 2019

Thematic Area Water management

• Topic 2.1.1 RIA Bridging the gap between potential and actual irrigation performance in the Mediterranean

• Topic 2.1.2 RIA Management of low quality waters under water scarcity and climate change conditions

Thematic Area Farming systems

• Topic 2.2.1 RIA Small scale farming systems innovation.

• Topic 2.2.2 RIA Use and management of biodiversity as a major lever of sustainability in farming systems 

Thematic Area Agro-food value chain

• Topic 2.3.1 RIA Extending shelf-life of perishable Mediterranean food products

• Topic 2.3.2 RIA Enhancing horizontal and vertical integration in Mediterranean agro-food value-chains

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News date 14/01/2019
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