SmartProtect is a thematic network focusing on cross regional knowledge sharing of SMART Integrated Pest Management (IPM) solutions for farmers and advisors. Aim is to stimulate knowledge flow in the regional Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems (AKISs) across the EU and connect these on the innovative potential of advanced methodologies for IPM in vegetable production, integrating precision farming technologies and data analytics.
Implementing SMART IPM methodologies
for innovative vegetable crop protection
SmartProtect website is officially launched today! The website includes all the information related to the project like its aim and objectives, impact, news, description of the partners, contact information, subscription to the newsletter and a quick link to the platform. In the upcoming period and as the project progresses the website will be enriched with…
The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). In this context, many events will be organised to raise awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development. By providing the knowledge to understand the threats and to…
SmartProtect is a thematic network focusing on cross regional knowledge sharing of SMART IPM solutions for farmers and advisors. The aim is to stimulate knowledge flow in the regional AKISs (Agriculture Knowledge and Innovation Systems) across the EU and connect these on the innovative potential of advanced methodologies for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in vegetable production,…
1)World population growth 👨👨👧👧
2)Higher demand for food 🍞
3)Safer food production 👍
The ... issues that we have to concern about on the upcoming years!
But how all these are related to #IPM and #biopesticides?
Find out more on the article of #NationalGeographic
Protecting crop yields 🌾 is part of the solution of feeding the growing world population. 🌍 We believe #pesticides & #biopesticides can play a key part in ensuring #sustainable production: #MoreWithLess #EUFarm2Fork
Up to 40% of all crops are destroyed by #pests and #diseases, even with access to an effective #cropprotection toolkit ... 🤯 It’s important to remember how vital crop protection is for #farmers and citizens alike! #MoreWithLess https://twitter.com/UN/status/1278856734933745665
Pests and diseases destroy up to 40% of food crops every year.
During the International Year of #PlantHealth, we can all inspire change & raise awareness about the importance of healthy plants! http://bit.ly/3eCMqxI via @FAO #IYPH2020