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The EIA is participating to the call European project : WATERNET4AGRI
This project aims to establish an EU advisory network on water use, increasing the exchange of knowledge and best practices on optimized water use and management, and supporting the translation of knowledge into application across the 27 EU Member States.
EIA announces the foundation of the “sustainable plastic use in irrigation WG” (PWG)
Recently the EIA board has approved the foundation of the "sustainable plastic use in irrigation WG" (PWG) under the sustainability WG. The purpose of this WG is to advance the responsible use of plastic in irrigation in the EU market.
EIA participates in the “ Green Deal Sports Facilities“ for the Flamish Region
The “ Green Deal Sports Facilities“ was launched on Friday March 11 for the Flemish Region ( Sponsored by the Goverment ). Paul Van Breda, one of our active member, is the only one representing the Irrigation industry in this project. Paul will participate as an EXPERT – sharing experience and knowledge .
The EIA held a Spring Irrigation Forum on March 11, 2022
The European Irrigation Association (EIA) organized on March 11, 2022  a virtual Spring Irrigation Forum. The Forum this time was dedicated to the theme of Wastewater Reuse in Irrigation.
EIA Working Group Sustainability in Agriculture  held a Meeting on Feb 21 2022
The WG leader, Giulia Giuffrè, welcomed the participants and opened the meeting. She reminded participants about the EIA Code of Conduct and the necessary need to respect its provisions at all times during and around the meeting, including breaks.
Communication Working Group : The new website golive end of January 2022 !
Working Group 6 meeting was held on January  18 and had  4 participants: Fleur Martin - EIA (leader), Pilar Urreta, Mathloding - Céline Palvadeau, Netafim - Oriol Torrano, ITC. Different topics were discussed during this meeting :
Azud joined EIA as member
AZUD has been innovating for more than 30 years in efficient water management to provide technologies and services that increase the profitability and sustainability of agricultural and industrial activity, and access to a universal right in communities and emergencies situations.
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After an introduction, each attendant presented his background, experience and expectations from the WG, in short...
Training and Knowledge Transfer WG : Involve EIA members in training
The EIA should focus on tapping into knowledge base and training capacity of its members and offer a knowledge sharing platform that promotes modern irrigation technologies and practices contributing to increased water use efficiency.
Urban Landscape Working Group: Draft White Paper.
Each WG2 participant was assigned a topic to develop, with the aim of establishing a kind of white paper. The participants started to work on each topic and sent a first draft of their work.
Portraits Rapport annuel 2017
At the end of 2021 we were happy to announce on the creation of a new role of Special advisor to the Board occupied by Bruno Molle.
Netafim France partners with Aqua4D to save water and improve yields
NETAFIM France, the world leader in micro-irrigation, continues its partnership strategy by signing a collaboration agreement with the Swiss company AQUA4D, to optimize the use of water resources.