The closing conference of the project “AWARD: Agricultural waste valorisation for a competitive and sustainable Regional Development “, promoted and organized by IFOA and funded under the European Territorial Cooperation Programme Greece-Italy 2007-2013 will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2015, at 15:30, at the Hall of Barletta Andria Trani, located in Via De Gemmis, 42 in Trani.
The President of the Province BAT, Francesco Spina will open works, followed by a report on the results and prospects of the project AWARD by the project leader Vito Brugnola (IFOA) and communications from the Italian and Greek partners on the project results. During the conference the involved actors will also sign the memorandum of understanding, a sort of letter of intent on the part of the actors involved in the subject, interested in cooperating in the establishment of models of optimal management of agricultural waste. The Regional Councilor for Agricultural Resources, Leonardo Di Gioia will conclude the conference.
The memorandum of understanding shown during the conference will be discussed during the morning as part of a table of institutional coordination with the participation, in addition to project partners, of the heads of the departments of environment and agriculture of the Puglia Region, the institutional representatives of the Province BAT, the OGA and the ARO of the province of BAT, the associations of the agricultural world, the order of agronomists and operators of the system of waste collection.
Domenico Santorsola, Councilor for Environmental Quality – Cycle and Waste Remediation, Industrial Risk, Ecology of the Puglia region will conclude the discussion of the interistitutional table.