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Maha Al-Salehi

Maha Al-Salehi

VISCA at the SWISS Radio (SRF)

A radio interview has been recently made by Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF; English: Swiss Radio and Television) with VISCA consortium during the 3rd General Meeting and Stakeholder's Workshop. The interview discussed about climate change implications in vineyards and how our project is responding to these challenges and helping farmers adapt to climate change through providing climate services accessible via VISCA DSS.

You may listen to the interview by clicking on this link. VISCA interview starts in minute 40:40 (in German).

**SRF is a Swiss broadcasting company and one of the largest electronic media house of German-speaking Switzerland and has its main studios in Basel, Bern and Zürich.

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VISCA 3rd General Meeting & Stakeholders’ Workshop fruitfully concluded

Organised by the project coordinator, METEOSIM,  VISCA project held its 3rd General meeting on 9th-10th December 2019 followed by the Stakeholders Workshop on 11th December 2019 in Barcelona.

During the 3rd general meeting, the partners presented the current status of the project and the achieved milestones during the previous 32 months. They presented the preliminary results of the demonstration of VISCA DSS in the 3 demo sites with the end-users: Codorniu in Spain, Mastroberardino in Italy  and Symington in Portugal as well as the first results from the applied agronomic techniques: crop forcing and shoot trimming. The consortium agreed to focus on continuing the validation of the information provided by the DSS during the next harvesting season as well as to focus on exploitation, replicability and dissemination activities.

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Strong presence of VISCA project at SITEVI 2019

On 26 to 28 November 2019, SITEVI, an international equipment and expertise exhibition for the vine-wine, olive, fruit-vegetable productions, took place in  Montpellier, France attracting thousands of agricultural and wine-making stakeholders. VISCA project had a dedicated stand at the event in the 'start-up village' where hundreds visited the stand and learned about the project and the proposed solutions, mainly VISCA DSS. Many visitors showed interest in weather-related services and had several discussions on climate change adaptation in vineyards and replicability in other sectors.

  For more information, check the official website of the event.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 730253.