IntenSusVITI Operational Group Project
"Sustainable Intensification of Viticulture through Mechanical Pruning"
The project "Sustainable Intensification of Viticulture through Mechanical Pruning" has as its main objective to develop a process of Sustainable Intensification of Viticulture aiming at increasing the productivity of the vineyard through technological innovation, centered on the mechanization of pruning, on the optimization of the cultural system with the resource to precision viticulture tools, the sequestration of carbon in viticultural soils and the reduction of their environmental impact.
Intervention Region: NUTS II North, Centre, AM Lisbon and Alentejo
Beneficiary entity: AVIPE – Association of Wine Growers of the Municipality of Palmela
Proponent: Higher Institute of Agronomy, University of Lisbon
Approval date: 07/19/2017
Start date: 01/01/2017
Completion date: 12/31/2021
Total eligible cost: €21 698.32 (AVIPE)
Financial support from the European Union: EAFRD €16,273.78 (AVIPE)
WINERY COOPERATIVE OF ALMEIRIM CRL;
ATEVA-TECHNICAL ASSOCIATION OF ALENTEJO WINE GROWERS;
JORGE MANUEL PAIS DE FIGUEIREDO VIEIRA GRAÇA;
JOSE MARIA DA FONSECA, SUCESSORES - VINHOS SA;
QUINTA DA AROEIRA, SAG LDA;
QUINTA DE LOUROSA - SOCIEDADE AGRICOLA LDA;
QUINTA DO GRADIL - SOCIEDADE VITIVINICOLA, SA.