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Project Methodologies and Instruments for the Planning and the durable management of the Irrigation in condition of Dryness

Information and the data collected, the experiments of project and management carried out during the project will contribute to develop and to diffuse a bank of data and a Handbook European for management and the setting at the day of the MIPAIS. In the project physical actions of preparation of the pilot surfaces and monitoring are envisaged (positioning of the instrumentation, collects and organization of the climatic data, sampling, etc), of the actions of formation and sensitizing of the farmers and finally of the actions of and transfer exchanges of information of knowledge.

Project number n/a
Acronym Mipais
Geographical coverage Portugal, Spain, France, Turkey, Italy
Budget (in €) 1100000
Programme Interreg III(Espace Medocc)
Objectives The objective of the project is to realize on an experimental scale and under various conditions representative of the Mediterranean climate, and for different cultures, "Methodologies and Instruments for the Planning and the durable management of the Irrigation in condition of Dryness" (MIPAIS). These methodologies will make it possible to limit the deficit of the availability of water resources, to reduce the conflicts between the use for the irrigation and the other needs, and to guarantee to the agricultural community an acceptable level of production.
Period [30/06/2005 - 30/06/2007]


  • Consorzio di Bonifica della Sardegna Meridionale
    Service agraire, gestion de l'irrigation
    Coordinator acts as project coordinator
    Country Italy
    Contact Mr Roberto Meloni,
    Position: General coordinator of the project
    Phone/fax: 0039.070.40951, 0039.070.4095340
  • Agro-hydrology Research and Training Centre
    Country Turkey
    Contact Mr Melek Gurbuz,
    Phone/fax: 0033., 0090.232.831.10.52

Funding sources

  • European Commission
    Source Feder
    Programme Interreg III(Espace Medocc)
    Funding rate 100