ACTIONS – DELIVERABLES

A.1 Identification of targeted project’s areas and selection of pilot sub-basins – Gaining local support in the targeted project’s areas
Responsible Beneficiary: IOTSP
The action includes the following activities:

  • Collection and evaluation of generic data about the areas of Platanias and Agios Nikolaos (Mirabello) Municipalities in Crete, Greece and Metapontino in Basilicata, Italy in order to select the project pilot areas (river sub-basins).
  • Organization of meetings with farmers, agriculturalists and local competent authorities on water management issues and communication of the project’s actions and objectives.
  • Registration of volunteering farmers and farms located in the project pilot areas that will participate in project implementation.

Deliverables
  • Report on the three informative opening events.  Download PDF
  • Report on project’s targeted areas and pilot sub basins characteristics.  Download pdf
  • List of volunteer farmers and their respective parcels.  Download PDF

A.2 Water Resilient Agriculture by means of the EWS standard.
Responsible Beneficiary: RodaxAgro
This action concerns the development of an Agricultural Water Management System (AWMS) based on the requirements of EWS standard and includes the following:
  • Identification and adjustment of EWS requirements to the Agricultural sector (AWMS requirements).
  • Analysis of the readiness of the Agricultural Sector to conform to AWMS requirements.
  • Defining the specific tools and mechanisms required for the implementation of AWMS.
  • Preparation of the implementation guide.

Deliverables
  • Final AWMS Forms, after the evaluation of training farmers and FORs in data collection.  Download PDF
  • AWMS Implementation Guidelines as a tool for agricultural adaptation to climate change.  Download PDF

 

D.1 Good agricultural practices monitoring in the pilot farms
Responsible Beneficiary: UNIBAS
The action concerns monitoring the application of good agricultural practices on the field for a 3 year period and includes:

  • Data logging of water and agrochemicals utilized and productivity reached, by the farmers.
  • Leaf, soil and water run-offs sampling and analyses and soil moisture measurements by FOrs agriculturalists and
  • Data quality control.
Deliverables
  • Monitoring protocols for each parameter monitored. Download PDF
  • Report on monitoring of GAPs implementation.

D.2 Project’s environmental impact
Responsible Beneficiary: UNIBAS
The action concerns the environmental impact assessment of the project proposed good agricultural practices on the farm and the pilot area scales per year of application and includes:
  • 1. Estimation of the project’s agricultural practices’ performance indicators.
  • 2. Environmental impact assessment on the farm scale.
  • 3. Projection on the pilot area (sub-basin) scale.
  • 4. Environmental impact on the pilot area (sub-basin) scale.
  • 5. Effects of the project’s agricultural practices on water use efficiency for the 3 implementation years.
Deliverables
  • Report on Project’s environmental impact per pilot sub-basin.
  • Report on the final project’s results.

D.3 Project’s socio-economic impact
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
The action concerns the socio-economic impact assessment of a) the project proposed good agricultural practices on the farm and the pilot area scales and b) the water governance actions on the FOrs scale. It includes:
1. socio-economic impacts on the farm scale based on actions D.1 and D.2 monitoring parameters.
2. socio-economic impacts on the cultivation scale by means of data projection on the total area cultivated with the same crops in each pilot.
3. socio- economic impact of FOrs governance actions with respect to the climate change adaptive capacity of farmers built.
4. socio-economic impacts on the pilot areas scale via the estimation of water opportunity cost and renewable water availability.

Deliverable
Socio-economic impact assessment study

D.4 Assessment of ecosystem function restoration
Responsible Beneficiary: IOTSP
The action concerns the assessment of the project proposed agricultural practices impacts on the ecosystem functions at the farm scale and includes:
1. Biodiversity of soil microorganisms measurements via traditional and molecular methods before the onset and after the completion of application of the proposed practices.
2. Recording of orchard ground flora composition before the onset and after the completion of application of the proposed practices.
3. Recording the number and taxonomic distribution of arthropod fauna before the onset and after the completion of application of the proposed practices.
The action also involves the desertification risk assessment of the 3 pilot areas by means of GIS modelling.

Deliverable
Study on Ecosystem functions restoration and desertification risk.

D.5 Evaluation of project’s results
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
This action concerns the evaluation of project’s results, their transferability and replicability, as well as their potential incorporation in the national water management, agricultural development and climate change adaptation policies and strategies by the project’s main stakeholders. It includes
  • The definition of the main stakeholders.
  • The development of appropriate evaluation tools.
  • Evaluation by the main stakeholders and estimation of project’s performance indicators.
Deliverable
Report on Evaluation of Project's results.

 

E.1 Project’s promotional material and general publicity
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
This action concerns the promotion and publicity of the project and includes thw development of:
1. Project’s Visual identity, leaflet, poster and roll up.
2. Project’s mailing list and press releases.

Deliverables


E.2 Project’s notice boards and signs
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
The action concerns the design and procurement of the project’s notice boards and signs.

Deliverable
Project’s notice boards and signs.  Download PDF

E.3 Project’s website
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
The action involves the development and update of the project’s website and forum.
Deliverable
Project’s website final version

E.4 Project’s Networking
Responsible Beneficiary: IOTSP
This action concerns networking and frequent communication with the network’s members and involves:
  • Networking with projects, entities and authorities with similar interests and objectives (water management in Agriculture, climate change).
  • Forum network development and management.
  • Organization of and participation in network meetings
Deliverable
Report on Network operation by IOTSP.

E.5 Building adaptive capacity of agriculture in Mediterranean towards climate change
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
This action concerns the dissemination of the project’s results to its main stakeholders (farmers, FOrs and competent authorities) and includes the following:
1. elaboration and edition of project’s guides.
2. τorganization of seminars and site visits for farmers, agriculturalists and competent authorities in the project target areas.
3. organization of informative meetings with FOrs outside the project target areas.
4. organization of informative sessions in agricultural fairs.

Deliverables
  • 1st Guide "EWS standard: a tool for agricultural adaptation to climate change".
  • 2nd Guide "Best practices for efficient water use in agriculture".
  • Report on the information meetings and lectures.

E.6 Information on efficient water use and adaptation to climate change by means of EWS standard - Participation in conferences and publications
Responsible Beneficiary: IOTSP
The action E.6 concerns the dissemination of EWS implementation to competitive water users, as well as to the scientific community and includes the following activities:
1. organization of seminars for competitive water users in the project’s target areas.
2. publications and participation in scientific conferences.
3. organization of the project’s closing conference.

Deliverables
  • Report on Seminars "EWS standard as a tool for water management adaptation to climate change”.
  • Final Report on project's Dissemination events.

E.7 Project’s Layman’s report
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
The action concerns the edition of the project’s Layman’s report in 3 languages (Greek, Italian, English).

Deliverable
Project’s Layman’s report.

E.8 Monitoring and Assessment of E actions
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
This action concerns monitoring, assessment and revision (if necessary) of the project’s communication plan.

Deliverable
Assessment of LIFE AgroClimaWater Dissemination

 

F.1 Project Management and monitoring
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
Action F.1 concerns project management and monitoring and includes the following activities:
1. Project management scheme and committees formation.
2. Project reporting.
3. Project meetings.
4. Project progress assessment by means of monitoring indicators.
5. Financial Auditing.

Deliverables

  • 1st progress report.
  • Midterm report.
  • 2nd progress report.
  • Final report.


F.2 LIFE Climate action Monitoring indicators
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
Action F.2 concerns the estimation, monitoring and revision of the project specific monitoring indicators concerning adaptation of agricultural sector’s adaptation to climate change.

Deliverables
  • LIFE AgroClimaWater - Revised LIFE Climate action monitoring indicators.
  • Memorandum of cooperation for after LIFE Climate action Monitoring.
  • LIFE AgroClimaWater - Final LIFE Climate action monitoring indicators.


F.3 After – Life Communication plan
Responsible Beneficiary: HYETOS
Action F.3 concerns the preparation of the project’s After – Life communication plan.

Deliverables
"After – Life AgroCLimaWater communication plan”

 



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