The project

ACTIONS

TECHNICAL DOCUMENTS

A. PREPARATORY ACTIONS

A1. DISEÑO DE LOS ENSAYOS DEMOSTRATIVOS
> Planificación de los ensayos demostrativos1. 1. Implementation plan of fertigation system: constraints and solutions.
> Final design, test and implementation of irrigation systems
A2. IMPLEMENTATION, MONITORING AND EVALUATION PROTOCOLS
> Protocol of ammonia emission monitoring and assessment2.2. Rapid and non-expensive methods to measure “in situ” N concentration in slurry (raw and digestate).
> Protocol of NUE and nitrate leaching monitoring and assessment3. Protocol of ammonia emissions monitoring and assessment.
> Protocol of agronomic management and monitoring4. Protocol of NUE, nitrate leaching monitoring and assessment.
5. Protocol of nutrient recycling efficiency – monitoring and assessment.

B. IMPLEMENTATION ACTIONS

B1. IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION OF FERTIGATION DEMONSTRATIVE FIELDS
>Implementation and evaluation of fertigation demonstrative fields
6. Report of the constraints and solutions for implementation of slurry fertigation in drip irrigation.
> Prototype design and building
B2. ENVIRONMENTAL AND NUTREINT RECYCLING EFFICIENCY ASSESSMENT
> Ammonia emission – Reduction/abatement assessment trials7. Agronomic monitoring in fertigation demonstrative trials with slurry in Aragon and Lombardy.
> Agronomic evaluation and risk of nitrate leaching8. Ammonia emission monitoring in fertigation demonstrative trials with slurry in Aragon and Lombardy
B3. REPLICABILITY AND TRANSFERABILITY
> Development of the transferability platform and design of the transferability plan9. Report on the replication in six new fields in Aragon (Spain) and Lombardy (Italy).
> Transference of the fertigation techniques into other farms
10. Fertilising APP
> Development of supporting tools for the transferability plan

- Guide of Good Fertigation Practices

- APP fertilizing – advisory tool for the implementation of a fertigation system.
11. Transferability plan
12. Guide of Good Fertigation practices

C. MONITORING OF HTE IMPACT OF THE PROJECT ACTIONS

C1. MONITORING AND MEASUREMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
> Monitoring and measuring of the performance indicators attached in LIFE ARIMEDA project
13. Progress of the LIFE ARIMEDA performance indicators – Progress report 1

14. Progress of the LIFE ARIMEDA performance indicators – Mid-term report

15. Progress of the LIFE ARIMEDA performance indicators – Progress report 3

16. Progress of the LIFE ARIMEDA performance indicators – Final report
C2. LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT
> LCA in Aragon in a centralized management system of pig slurry using innovative fertigation techniques.17. LCA of fertigation techniques using liquid fraction of digestate in Lombardy.
> LCA in Lombardy in a digestate management system using innovative fertigation techniques.
18. LCA of fertigation techniques using liquid fraction of pig slurry in a centralized management system in Aragon
C3. SOCIO-ECONOMIC STUDY
> Socio-economic study about potential impact of fertigation techniques in Mediterranean agriculture.19. Socio economic impact of ARIMEDA project
C4. CONTRIBUTION TO TECHNICAL REFERENCE DOCUMENTS AND POLICY MAKING
> LIFE ARIMEDA contribution to the Reference Document on Best Available Techniques for Intensive Rearing of Poultry and Pigs.20. Fertigation techniques approach to a Best Available Techniques within the framework of the LIFE ARIMEDA project.
> LIFE ARIMEDA contribution to European, national and regional policy making.21. Fertigation techniques in Mediterranean area. Conclusions and transferability potential within the framework of policy making.

D. PUBLIC AWARENESS AND DISSEMINATION OF RESULTS

D1. DISSEMINATION PACK
> Development of disseminative material22. Communication plan
23. Video
> Social media profile24. Website
> Technical and scientific publications25. Final publication of the project
26. 5 technical publication
> Dissemination in press
> On line communications
> Video27. Video
> Final publication28. Final publication of the project
> Layman report29. Layman report
D2. NETWORKING AND DISSEMINATION OF THE LESSON LEARNT
> Kick off Conference
> Study visits
> Workshops
> Participation in national and international fairs and conferences
> Closing session in Italy and Spain

E. PROJECT MANAGEMENT

E1. MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT OF THE PROJECT
> Management of the project by CITA30. Operational Plan for Green Procurement approach in LIFE ARIMEDA management system
> Progress reports31. After-LIFE plan
> After-LIFE plan32. LIFE ARIMEDA exploitation plan
> Green Procurement application33. Coordinating protocol
E2. AUDIT
34. External audit report
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