Adaptation to Climate change Impacts on the Mediterranean islands’ Agriculture



  • Coordinator: National Observatory of Athens-Greece
  • National Technical University of Athens- Greece
  • Agricultural Research Institute – Cyprus
  • Institute of Biometeorology (IBIMET-CNR) – Italy
  • Region of Crete–Greece
  • Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Mediterranean Fisheries, Region of Sicily-  Italy

Description of the project:

The overall aim of the project is to increase knowledge on the vulnerability of EU Mediterranean agriculture to climate change and to support decision making for adaptation planning. The methodology is based on the deployment of a set of climate, hydrological and crop simulation models for the assessment of climate change impacts on agriculture, as well as, on the development of a decision support tool for the elaboration of adaptation strategies for the agricultural sector. The project implementation areas are: Crete, Cyprus and Sicily.


Christos Giannakopoulos, Project Coordinator

National Observatory of Athens


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