Herbal.Mednet 5th (and last) project meeting

Herbal.MednetThe Herbal.Mednet project is holding its 5th (and last) meeting between 4 & 5 of December 2014, at the premises of University of Alcala, in beautiful Alcala de Henares, Spain. The aim of this meeting is to discuss about the progress of the project so far and of course to ensure that all aspects of the project are properly handled and that everything will be delivered on time and according to the specifications defined in the project’s proposal. Agro-Know is represented at the meeting by Andreas Drakos who is closely following the project almost from its first steps and coordinates all Agro-Know contributions in the project.… Click to read the full post

agriMoodle: The “green” version of Moodle


Moodle, an acronym for “Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment”, is a free and open-source learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments. It is a user-friendly tool which allows tutors to create, host and deliver courses, which can be enhanced with various functionalities and additional supporting material. A number of available functionalities also facilitate its usage by the learners who decide to participate in one of the courses hosted in a Moodle instance. During its about 10 years of existence, Moodle has more than 85,000 registered and verified sites all over the world, serving more than 7 million courses to more than 70 million learners.… Click to read the full post

International Conference “Agriculture for Life, Life for Agriculture”



The International Conference “Agriculture for Life, Life for Agriculture” was organized by  the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest (USAMVB) between June 5 – 7, 2014 in Bucharest, Romania, at the USAMVB premises. By conveniently collocating the Herbal.Mednet 4th project meeting with the Conference, the Herbal.Mednet project partners were allowed to participate in the second day of the Conference and actively contribute to it by delivering a number of presentations.

The Conference covered a wide variety of topics and consisted of the following 7 sessions

  1. Agronomy
  2. Horticulture
  3. Animal Science
  4. Veterinary Medicine
  5. Land Reclamation, Earth Observation & Surveying, Environmental Engineering
  6. Biotechnology
  7. Management and Engineering in Rural Areas

In addition, it included a number of keynote speeches from various speakers.… Click to read the full post