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  • 2012.02.08, the fourth visit to monitor the ongoing activities took place in ARSIAL headquarter. It was accomplished by a team of the External monitoring Team Astrale GEIE -TIMESIS and it had a positive feedback.
  • 2011.12.19, the final conference on SUSTGREENHOUSE project results takes place: three years of work in order to give a more sustainable greenhouse farming into a reserve park at environmental risk, through the utilisation of market low cost technologies: precision farming, soil substrates (compost, mychorriza, zeolythes) defrosting irrigation system with 360° sprinklers, thermic screen. Among the main results should be mentioned: the prolongation of the harvesting season, decrease of the production costs, water and chemical save, the reduction of greenhouse gasses emission. During the conference the point of the situation of greenhouse farming is made in terms of sustainability and technological innovation thanks to the presence of participants of international renown. The participation to the conference is free and mainly addressed to the stakeholders of the farming and environmental chain-system, technicians, farmers and students. The conference official language is Italian. Download the conference programme in Italian (PDF 93 Kb).
    The conference takes place in Fondi in the Municipal Auditorium, Largo Luigi Fortunato, in the San Domenico Abbey. Download the conference acts from the "Downloads" area of this website.
  • 2011.11.08, the fourth meeting of the Steering Commitee took place in the headquarter of the Monti Ausoni Nature Park.
  • 2010.10.28, the fifth project coordination meeting was held in Rome, ARSIAL headquarter, with the participation of DISTA and ARSIAL officers in charge.
  • 2010.06.25, the fourth and last demonstraion crop cycle is ended.
  • 2010.04.29, the fourth project coordination meeting was held in Fondi near the sustainable greenhouse, with the participation of DISTA and ARSIAL officers in charge.
  • 2010.04.29, the ending workshop of the training course was held in Fondi at the headquarter of the Consorzio di Bonifica Sud Pontino.
  • 2011.03.07, the third visit to monitor the ongoing activities took place in ARSIAL headquarter and in the project's area. It was accomplished by a team of the External monitoring Team Astrale GEIE -TIMESIS and the Ministry of Environment and it had a positive feedback.
  • 2011.02.28, the third meeting of the Steering Commitee took place in the headquarter of the Monti Ausoni Nature Park.
  • 2011.01.18, during a meeting held at ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, the Italian establishment and Centre for Earth Observation of the European Space Agency (ESA) , a common interest was found in the sustainability and energy- and water-save trats linking ESA’s ‘Greenhouse in Space’ project, to the Sustgreenhouse project thus sharing common didactic and educational opportunity.
  • 2010.12.10, the third project coordination meeting was held in Fondi near the sustainable greenhouse, with the participation of DISTA and ARSIAL officers in charge.
  • 2010.09.30, the third crop designed for the demonstration action (zucchini) has been transplanted inside the sustainable greenhouse.
  • 2010.07.12, the second meeting of the Steering Commitee took place in the headquarter of the Monti Ausoni Nature Park.
  • 2010.06.11, the training course for technicians in sustainable horticulture begins in Fondi in the Consorzio di Bonifica Sud Pontino headquarter.
  • 2010.03.25, the second project coordination meeting was held in Fondi near the sustainable greenhouse, with the participation of DISTA and ARSIAL officers in charge.
  • 2010.01.20, the second crop designed for the demonstration action (tomato) has been transplanted inside the sustainable greenhouse.
  • 2009.12.21, conclusion of the first crop demonstration cycle (zucchini).
  • 2009.11.24, the second visit to monitor the ongoing activities took place into the project's area. It was accomplished by the External monitoring Team Astrale GEIE -TIMESIS and it had a positive feedback.
  • 2009.11.20, the first meeting of the Steering Commitee took place in the headquarter of the Reserve of the Monumento Naturale del Lago di Fondi.
  • 2009.09.30, the first crop designed to the demonstration action, zucchini, has been trans-planted into the sustainable greenhouse pilot model inside "Amedeo Nogarotto" farm of Salto di Fondi (LT). The greenhouse was previously equipped with all the specific instruments and technical devices required by the project.
  • 2009.09.28, the first project coordination meeting was held in Bologna, in the ARIC (University Research Area) headquarter, with the participation of DISTA and ARSIAL officers in charge.
  • 2009.09.24, the amendment procedure has been formally approved by the Life Unit Directorate.
  • 2009.09.10, the Inception Report concerning the project starting phase, delivered by ARSIAL on 2009.08.01, was formally approved by the Life Unit Directorate.
  • 2009.05.11, the first visit to monitor the ongoing activities took place into the project's area. It was accomplished by the External monitoring Team Astrale GEIE -TIMESIS and it had a positive feedback.
  • 2009.04.16, the website "Sustgreenhouse" was issued on Internet at the address: www.sustgreenhouse.eu.
  • 2009.03.23, an amendment procedure was started with the D.G. Environment, subsequently to the request of Consorzio di Bonifica to leave the partnership.
  • 2009.02.02, the operativity of the project started with the formal personnel delegation and the first consultations among the participants in order to contract the mutual agreements.
  • 2008.11.24, the grant agreement for the project was signed between ARSIAL delegate, Mr. Massimo Pallottini, and the Head of the Life Unit of the European Union D.G. Environment, Mr. Philip Owen.