The event took place on December 12, 2019 at Hall 1010 in Nicosia, with the participation of public entities, research and academic institutions, companies, NGOs and representatives from various other bodies.
Among the invited speakers was Mr. Vassilis Protonotarios, Outreach and Networking Manager of NEUROPUBLIC, which is the coordinator of the LIFE GAIA Sense project. During his presentation, Mr Protonotarios had the opportunity to talk about the concept and benefits of Smart Farming with emphasis on environmental ones, and presented in detail the gaiasense system on which the LIFE GAIA Sense project is based.
The presentation concluded with an extensive reference to the LIFE GAIA Sense project, including its objectives, results to date and the project’s contribution in reducing the environmental footprint of agriculture.
After the end of the presentation, there was a discussion with the participants who expressed their interest in implementing the smart farming services in different crops and in different areas of Cyprus, developing partnerships with local stakeholders and other projects of the LIFE Programme which participated in the event, as well as the possibility of cooperation in the context of new collaborative projects.