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Kickoff meeting of the NewLife4Drylands LIFE Preparatory Project

The Kickoff meeting of the NewLife4Drylands project (Remote sensing oriented nature based solutions towards a NEW LIFE FOR DRYLANDS) was successfully held, virtually, on January 21-22, 2021.The coordinating beneficiary of the project is the National Research Council...

The GREEN FUND co-finances the

NewLife4Drylands project

through financing UoC – NHMC and HSPN

 

The GREEN FUND with its Board Decision No. 212.4.3/2021/26.05.2021 co-finances the LIFE20 PRE/IT/000007 – NewLife4Drylands project for year 2021 with the total amount of €20,000.00. According to the aforementioned decision, co-financing totaling to €10,000.00 is provided to the University of Crete – Natural History Museum of Crete (UoC – NHMC), and also the amount of €10,000.00 is provided to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (HSPN).

Second Monitor visit and Alta Murgia field trip

 

The annual visit of the project monitor and desk officer of the NewLife4Drylands project was held on 21 June 2022 in Bari (Italy).

On 22 of June 2022 a Field Trip to the Alta Murgia Park was organised for illustrate the environmental problems, as processes of habitat degradation, fragmentation and biotic contamination from which it is affected of Alta Murgia case study. Also, the first activity conduced in Masseria Modesti for testing and comparison of different methodologies for the restoration of dry grasslands, which can be traced back to habitats of Community interest within the meaning of Directive 92/43/EEC has been illustrated to Consortium, Project monitor and desk officer.

The LIFE20 PRE/IT/000007 project is funded at a percentage of 60% from the LIFE financial instrument “LIFE Preparatory project – Programme for the Environment and Climate Action” of the European Commission.

The GREEN FUND co-finances the NewLife4Drylands project for 2021 through financing the University of Crete – Natural History Museum of Crete and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature partners with the total amount of €20,000.00.