On 4 September 2014, the first meeting of the LIFE AGROintegra Action Group took place at the headquarters of the Department of Rural Development, Environment and Local Administration of the Government of Navarre. Its main objective is to establish the roadmap for the transformation, at a regional level, towards an integrated agricultural model.
This Task Force is made up of the project partners, as well as other relevant actors that include entities from the various sectors involved, since the guarantee of the success of this project lies partly in ensuring that key actors and the most relevant targets of the agri-food production sector are represented. In particular, this first meeting was attended by representatives of: Public administration: Agriculture Service of the Government of Navarre Technology and transfer centre: INTIA - Innovation, Technology and Management Unit - Food Unit
Cooperatives and Farmers' Representatives: UCAN Agrarian Cooperative Society Orvalaiz S. Coop. Artajona cereal cooperative society. AN S. Coop.
Representatives of the agri-food industry:"Consebro. - ULTRACONGELADOS VIRTO S. A. - GELAGRI IBERICA S. L. - FROZEN NAVARRA S. A. U.
At this first meeting, the functions of the Group were agreed, the schedule of meetings was defined and the support of the Task Force for the Project Demonstrations Working Protocols was materialized. In addition, the role of the Group was valued in relation to the dissemination and promotion of the project in particular and integrated pest management in Navarre in general. The Action Group of LIFE AGROintegra will be consolidated as a stable working group at the end of the project, since it will be the core of the Integrated Crop Management Platform that aims to be the reference group of Integrated Agriculture in Navarre, an entity that will ensure the continuity and transference of what has been learned in the project.