The EIA held its Winter Irrigation Forum on 26 January, 2023
The European Irrigation Association (EIA) held on January 26, 2023 a virtual Winter Irrigation Forum.
This time we learnt more about two subjects:
- Advancing regenerative agriculture, carbon science, and ecosystem service markets: Opportunities for irrigation.
- Control watering in green city environment.
65 people from all over Europe and the United States attended to the forum. During 2 hours sessions, we attended very interesting presentations whose main themes were adaptation to climate change and innovation.
Moshi Berenstein, EIA President started by an introduction about The EU taxonomy for sustainable activities.
Fleur Martin, EIA Communication Officer, welcomed the 7 new members, who have recently joined the EIA : Amiad, Debernard, Inovato, Lite Soil, Poliext, T.H.E. Machines, and University of Ljubljana.
This introduction was followed by 2 presentations :
- Guest Speaker: Agreena’s Chief Science Officer, Nathan Torbick, PhD – “Advancing regenerative agriculture, carbon science, and ecosystem service markets: Opportunities for irrigation”
- Innovation & Technology session : – “Control watering in green city environment” by Paul Van Breda, Irri-Spec.
The presentations were followed by an interactive questions and answers sessions.
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