Date: Friday, June 26th
Venue: Garden of the Faculty of Agriculture, Via Celoria 2, University of Milan (Garden)
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Seminar EU REFERTIL PROJECT: “Biochar: outcomes from the EU REFERTIL project”
A boost for biochar The REFERTIL consortium has now entered the final phase of its project, which aims to streamline the transformation of organic by-products into agriculturally useful compost and biochar products at an economical, industrial scale Farming is essential to European prosperity and competitiveness, with approximately 40 per cent of land in the EU currently used for agriculture. However, extensive human activity linked with a growing population and rising industrialisation has disrupted the natural nitrogen and phosphorus cycles on which agriculture relies.
The second REFERTIL Spain Regional Workshop and Open Day will take placein Toledo, with expected attendance from all Spain, including representatives from state, regional and local administrations, research centers and universities, recycling and fertilisers companies, and representatives from farmers SMEs and farmers unions. Registration is free of charge. Place: Toledo (Spain), Date: October 17th, 2014.
The REFERTIL (289785) Collaborative project is co-funded by the European Commission, Directorate General for Research, within the 7th Framework Programme of RTD, Theme 2 - Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology.
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