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ViVaCCAdapt

Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the Vipava Valley
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ABOUT THE PROJECT

Data about the Life ViVaCCAdapt project; Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the Vipava Valley

The purpose of the project is to establish measures to avoid the adverse effects of climate change on agriculture in the area of the Vipava Valley.

The European Commission, with the help of LIFE project LIFE15 supported project CCA / SI / 000070 Adaptation of agriculture to climate change (CC) in the area of the Vipava Valley. It focuses on measures to reduce the use of water for irrigation and reduce the damage caused by strong winds. The project is divided into several work packages;

  1. Preparation of regional analyses to support adaptation to CC.
  2. Development and testing of the system of decision-making on irrigation with a developed application that will growers involved in the project, press the recommended time and meal irrigation, taking into account information about Water retention properties of the soil, the current amount of water in the soil, the plant needs water depending on the stage, and a weather forecast.
  3. Analysis and Implementation of green windbreaks covering the measurement and analysis of wind conditions and characteristics of the wind in the Vipava Valley and impact analysis of existing wind barriers and implement a new demonstration area of green windbreaks on the surface of 1000 m2.

 

Coordinating Beneficiary: Regional development agency ROD Ajdovščina

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TOTAL AMOUNT

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EC CO-FUNDING

1.7.0

START DATE

30.6.0

END DATE

PROJECT OBJECTIVES

ANALYSIS OF SITUATION

Analysis of the current situation in the Vipava Valley with regard to adaptation to CC.

DEFINITION OF ACTIONS

Definition of strategic actions to adapt to CC. Draw up a set of measures in collaboration between different sectors (agriculture, forestry, hydrology, transport, tourism, urban planning, etc.) with expert assessment to analyse possible environmental problems triggered by proposed agricultural measures.

RECONCILATION OF OBJECTIVES

Reconciliation of defined objectives and strategic actions. Determination of the main (primary) and the other (secondary) measures and propose their sequence of implementation.

ESTABLISHMENT OF DSS

Establishment of a pilot decision support system (DSS) for irrigation in order to rationalize water consumption in accordance with the requirement of the Water Framework Directive and by default in the Rural Development Programme of Slovenia

WB EVALUATION

Evaluation of existing WB efficiency (simulations). Design the demonstration center to plant WB in order to spread information about them and their importance.

STRATEGY DISCUSSION

Comprehensive strategy for CC adaptation taking into account the specifics of the area discussed.

ADAPTING TO THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE VIPAVA VALLEY

EXPECTED RESULTS

The strategy of adaptation to climate change.

Operating systems support decision-making on irrigation.

Increasing the area of plant windbreaks.

PROJECT DELIVERABLES

Regional analysis to support adaptation of agriculture to climate change in Vipava Valley

Link to Regional Analysis

Climate change adaptation strategy for agriculture in the Vipava Valley for the period 2017-2021

Link to Adaptation strategy

Report on installation of TDR probes for measuring soil-water content and development of soil-water retention curves

Link to Report

Description of DSSI prototype

Link to Prototype description

Report on analysis of influence of Green Windbreaks

Link to Report

Analysis of wind conditions

Link to Analysis

Expert assessment of the measures presented in the Climate Change adaptation Strategy for Agriculture in the Vipava Valley for 2017-2021

Link to Expert assessment

Elaborate: Experimental planting of Green Windbreakes

Link to Elaborate

Completion of Elaborate: Experimental planting of Green Windbreakes in the Upper Vipava Valley

Link to Completion of elaborate

Climate Change adaptation Strategy for Agriculture in Municipality of Ajdovščina for the period 2018-2021

Link to: Part one and Part two

 

Dscription of DSSI system functioning

Link to Document

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PROJECT PARTNERS

Full list of respected project partners - beneficiaries
RRA ROD Ajdovščina
RRA ROD Ajdovščina
Coordinating Beneficiary
IzVRS
IzVRS
Associated Beneficiary
Občina Ajdovščina
Občina Ajdovščina
Associated Beneficiary
BO-MO
BO-MO
Associated Beneficiary
Hidrotehnik d.d.
Hidrotehnik d.d.
Associated Beneficiary
Biotehniška fakulteta
Biotehniška fakulteta
Associated Beneficiary

CO-FINANCING

Project is co-financed by
RS MOP
RS MOP
Co-Financing
Life programme
Life programme
Co-Financing

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PROJECT CONTACTS

LIFE ViVaCCAdapt contact - Coordinating Beneficiary Regional development agency ROD Ajdovščina

Address:

Vipavska cesta 4
5270 Ajdpovščina
Slovenia

Phone:

+386 5 365 36 00

Hours:

Mon-Fri 8am - 4pm