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WIRED UK coveres AGRICYGEN aim to maximize Haloumi production

Nov 30, 2018

Following the Phase 2 proposal submission the Project's Coordinator Dr. Georgia Hadjipavlous and Prof. Ricardo Pong-Wong from University of Edinburgh, were interviewed by the acclaimed online magazine "WIRED", in order to present the project's objectives with regards to the shortage of Haloumi cheese allover the globe.   You can read the article at https://www. ...

AGRICYGEN gets radio air time

Aug 18, 2018

The project’s coordinator, Dr. Georgia Hadjipavlou has also given an extensive radio interview in Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC – RIK) and the program “Ora tis Ypaithrou” (roughly translated as “Time for Rural news”), a weekly broadcast on Cyprus Rural Life. The show is being broadcasted in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural ...

AGRICYGEN organized a Workshop under Climate Change 2018 Conference

Jun 16, 2018

  The International Summit-Conference “Climate Change in the Mediterranean and the Middle East: Challenges and Solutions”, on the 18th and 19th May 2018, addressed the scientific basis of Climate Change in the region, its various impacts and challenges (Health, Water, Food, Tourism, Migration…), mitigation/adaptation strategies, policy challenges and governance. ...

Cyprus Minister of Agriculture supports the AGRICYGEN project

May 08, 2018

During an interview he gave in "Phileleftheros", the most popular newspaper in Cyprus,  Minister of Agiculture, Rural Development and Environment, Dr. Costas Kadis, mentioned the AGRICYGEN project and it's overall objective to assist the Haloumi cheese obtain the muct desired PDO certification.   Mr. Kadis mentioned among other things that "[...] we ...

AGRICYGEN organises a Workshop!

Mar 16, 2018

We are proud to announce that the AGRICYGEN team is organising a a Scientific Workshop on “Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in a Changing Climate” on the 17th May 2018, as part of an international conference organised in Cyprus   We warmly invite you to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation at the Workshop. Abstract submission ...

AGRICYGEN and Dr. Hadjipavlou mentioned in the European Federation for Animal Science Newsletter

Jan 31, 2018

The latest edition of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) Newsletter features a thorough presentation of the project coordinator Dr. Georgia Hadjipavlou and her life's work so far in its column EAAP People Portrait.   Throught the text, the newsletter goes into great extend presenting the AGRICYGEN project, its vision and goals, alongside Dr. Hadjipavlou's ...

AGRICYGEN presented in the EU CORDIS website

Nov 15, 2017

The AGRICYGEN project and its objectives has been presented in the Communication Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) of the European Commission web portal. The full article can be found at the CORDIS website here: EU project to ensure sustainable supply of halloumi cheese.

AGRICYGEN mentioned in the European Federation for Animal Science Newsletter

Nov 14, 2017

We are proud to announce that the AGRICYGEN project has been presented by the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP) Newsletter.   The European Federation for Animal Science or EAAP is an international non-governmental organization which aims to improve the knowledge and the dissemination of research results of domestic animals farming. Membership is open to ...

Official meeting of the Minister of Agriculture and the DG of the International Food and Agriculture Organization

Oct 09, 2017

FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva paid an official visit to Cyprus on October 5th, and had a meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Mr. Nikos Kougialis.   During the meeting, the two men discussed food security and anti-hunger issues, while they agreed that the Republic of Cyprus and the FAO will cooperate in the ...

AGRICYGEN 1st Press release has been published

Oct 05, 2017

The first press release of the AGRICYGEN project has been published, containing the project's kick-off meeting announcement and information regarding the project's objectives, both in English and in Greek language.     You can download the version you're interested in, via the "Public Documents" area of the website.

AGRICYGEN Kick-off Meeting took place in Cyprus

Sep 20, 2017

During 13-15 September 2017, the successful launch event and first consortium meeting took place of the European Project AGRICYGEN (CYprus AGRIcultural Genomics CENtre) at the Agricultural Research Institute, Lefkosia, Cyprus, funded by the Teaming (Phase 1) call of the Horizon 2020 framework programme. It's worth mentioning that AGRICYGEN ranked 5th, over 208 submitted proposals from ...