International Cooperation

FP7 MURLAND: MUltifunctional Rural LANDscapes

In consortium with 5 European partners, Ithaca submitted a proposal to the European Commission within the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development in the theme “Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and Biotecnologies”.

The MURLAND project aims at investigating the causal relationships between landscape valorization, multifunctional agriculture activity and socioeconomic development of rural areas. Evaluation is under process, results on financing are expected by the end of April 2011.