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

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

Herbal.Mednet 4th project meeting




The Herbal.Mednet 4th project meeting took place between 4 & 6/6/2014 in Bucharest, Romania, at the premises of the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (USAMVB), Faculty of Agriculture. Long-time AK friends Prof. Georghe Valentin Roman and Dr. Maria Toader from USAMVB were the kind hosts ensuring that everything would be properly set up during the meeting. The meeting place is conveniently located close to the center of Bucharest and was easily accessible by public means of transportation.




The discussions of the meeting were mainly focused on the feedback received during the 1st interim report of the project.… Click to read the full post

Herbal.Mednet 3rd project meeting


On the 5th to the 7th of February the 3rd Herbal.Mednet project meeting took place in Rome, Italy. The meeting was hosted in the beautiful premises of Città dell’Altra Economia (CAE), located in the area of the old slaughter house and a place that has been transformed into a cultural and alternative center in Rome with museums, university buildings and others also being there.

The meeting was scheduled to discuss the current status of the Herbal.Mednet project and align our work for the preparation and the organization of the training workshops that are soon to take place. All partners where represented in the meeting, including the new Italian partners, Associazione Italiana per l’Agricoltura Biologica (AIAB), even though they still wait for the formal approval for their participation.… Click to read the full post