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FOR CLIMADAPT

Adaptation of Mediterranean woodlands to climate change effects.

Budget
1,734,000.00 €
Call
2nd call - 2009
Type
Classic
Priority axis
2
Objective
2.4
Duration
-

Project aims and approach

Project summary

Managers of natural areas often encounter numerous difficulties in delivering activities under their jurisdiction, particularly when these areas are interesting from a nature standpoint, but less-so from an economic one (lack of business activities linked to the timber industry, limited tourism, rare pastoral and forestry activities, etc.). In these circumstances, some managers of natural areas in Europe agreed to work together to experiment with actions to counter the effects...

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Key achievements and results

Several experimental actions were undertaken to address climate change problems in a variety of contexts representative of the Mediterranean environment. These actions were related to four measures: - Observation and modelling: ForClimadapt developed local assessment methods to determine the impacts of climate change in the partner territories - Adaptive forestry: The partners trialled practices to make forest stands more resilient to climate change. The solutions sought to encourage stand diversity,...
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Relevance to 2020 strategy

ForClimadapt paid great attention to climate change and undertook experimental actions to make it easier for the natural environment to adapt to the effects of climate change with a view to the sustainable territorial development. The project was therefore in line with the expectations of the EU 2020 Strategy.
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Budget

ERDF contribution
1,300,500.00 €
National co-funding
433,500.00 €
Total project budget
1,734,000.00 €

Project partnership

Lead Partner

Italy
National Park of Vesuvio / Campania (Italy)

Project partnership

France
International Association for Mediterranean Forests / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France)
Italy
Umbria Region / Umbria (Italy)
Spain
FOREST SCIENCES CENTER OF CATALONIA (CTFC) / Catalonia (Spain)
France
National Forestry Institute - Mediterranean territorial Department / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France)
Greece
North-Aegean Region / Voreio Aigaio (North Aegean) (Greece)
Portugal
Association for Preservation of the Heritage of Mertola / Alentejo (Portugal)
France
Forêt Méditerranéenne / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France)
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