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AGROCHEPACK

Using less of agrochemicals for a healthier Europe

Budget
1,158,000.00 €
Call
2nd call - 2009
Type
Classic
Priority axis
2
Objective
2.1
Duration
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Project aims and approach

Project summary

Farming is the most dominant and dynamic type of land use in Europe. However the majority of intensive farming systems have a negative impacts on biodiversity due to the important use of agrochemicals for example. The use of agrochemicals can have several negative impacts on human health (through pesticide residues in food) and the environment (air&soil pollution, water quality degradation, terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity reduction). To prevent and reduce the dangerous...

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Key achievements and results

The Agrochepack partnership project produced several outputs coherent with their main objective, which was to reduce and manage the use of agrochemicals. Their major achievement was that the project results have influenced the national APPW management systems of France (ADIVALOR) and Spain (SIGFITO). Moreover, thanks to its efficient dissemination tools, the project was presented to numerous private and public stakeholders, who can influence the current policies. The project’s main results have...
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Budget

ERDF contribution
880,300.00 €
National co-funding
277,700.00 €
Total project budget
1,158,000.00 €

Project partnership

Lead Partner

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