2014/2015

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS IN ACADEMIC YEAR 2014/2015

Projects with the Kingdom of Norway (HERD/Agriculture)

1. Project title: “Cooperation in education and research on mineral improved crop production for human and animal health in Balkan Countries”

Leader from Croatian side: prof.dr.sc. Zdenko Lončarić

Leader from Norwegian side: prof.dr.sc. Bal Ram Singh, Norwegian University of Life Science, Aas, Norway

Beginning of the project: 2011.

Project duration: 4 years

Horizon 2020 projects

1. Full project title: "Diversity of local pig breeds and production systems for high quality traditional products and sustainable pork chains"

Short project title: TREASURE

Grant agreement no: 634476

Applicant (coordinator): Kmetijski inštitut Slovenije, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Partners: Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slovenija; Kmetijsko gozdarska zbornica Slovenije, Kmetijsko gozdarski zavod, Novo Mesto, Slovenija; IFIP-Institut du porc association, Pariz, Francuska; Institut national de la recherche agronomique, Pariz, Francuska; Bäuerliche Erzeugergemeinschaft Schwabisch Hall, Wolpertshausen, Njemačka; Sveučilište u Zagrebu Agronomski fakultet, Zagreb, Hrvatska; Sveučilište Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku Poljoprivredni fakultet u Osijeku, Osijek, Hrvatska; Agris Sardegna - Agenzia per la ricerca in agricoltura, Sassari, Italija; Associazione nazionale allevatori suini, Rim, Italija; Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Firenca, Italija; Centri regionali per le tecnologie agroalimentari scarl, Foggia, Italija; Alma Mater Studiorum - Universita di Bologna, Bolonja, Italija; Stazione sperimentale per l'industria delle conserve alimentari, Parma, Italija; Lietuvos sveikatos mokslu universitetas, Kaunas, Litva; Instituto Politecnico de Viana de Castelo, Viana do Castelo, Portugal; Universidade de Evora, Evora, Portugal; Institut za stočarstvo Beograd-Zemun, Beograd, Srbija; Poljoprivredni fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu, Beograd, Srbija; Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria, Madrid, Španjolska; Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Španjolska; Centre de Recerca en Economia i Desenvolupament Agroalimentari, Castelldefels, Španjolska; Centro de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnologicas de Extremadura, Lobon Badajoz, Spain; Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries, Caldes de Montbui, Španjolska; Asociacion Espanola de Criadores de Cerdo Iberico, Zafra Badajoz, Španjolska.

Leader for the Faculty of Agriculture: prof. dr. sc. Goran Kušec

Beginning of the project: April 1, 2015

Project duration: 48 months

TEMPUS projects

1. 544595-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-HR-TEMPUS-JPHES

Project title: Lifelong learning for sustainable agriculture in Alps-Danube-Adriatic Region

Applicant: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Partners: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria; University of Hohenheim, Germani; University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Fan Noli University, Albania; Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania; University of Mostar, BiH; University of Sarajevo, BiH; University of Prishtina, Kosovo; University of Montenegro, Montenegro.

Project duration: 30. 11. 2013. - 30. 11. 2016.

Coordinator for the Faculty of Agriculture: prof.dr.sc. Sonja Marić

COST actions

1. COST Action 1102: Optimising and standardising non-destructive imaging and spectroscopic methods to improve the determination of body composition and meat quality in farm animals (FAIM)- MC40.

Members for Croatia from the Faculty of Agriculture: doc.dr.sc. Ivona Djurkin Kušec and prof.dr.sc. Goran Kušec

Duration of the action: 21. 11. 2011 – 20. 11. 2015.

2. COST Action FA 1308: DairyCare

Members for Croatia from the Faculty of Agriculture: prof. dr. sc. Marcela Šperanda and doc. dr. sc. Mislav Đidara

Duration of the action: 21. 3. 2014 – 20. 3. 2018.

3. COST Action FA 1401: European network on the factors affecting the gastro-intestinal microbial balance and the impact on the health status of pigs (PiGutNet)

Members for Croatia from the Faculty of Agriculture: prof. dr. sc. Marcela Šperanda and doc. dr. sc. Mislav Đidara

Duration of the action: 31. 10. 2014 – 30. 10. 2018.

IPA projects

1. IPA II Cross-border cooperation Croatia-Serbia

Project title: Agriculture Contribution Towards Clean Environment and Healthy Food (AGRI-CONTO-CLEEN)

Project applicant in Croatia: Faculty of Agriculture in Osijek

Project leader: prof.dr.sc. Zdenko Lončarić

Partners: Hrvatska agencija za hranu, Osijek, Hrvatska; Srednja poljoprivredna i prehrambena škola Stevan Petroić Brle, Ruma, Srbija; Poljoprivredni fakultet, Novi Sad, Srbija; Regionalna razvojna agencija Srem, Ruma, Srbija

Project duration: 22. 04. 2013. – 21.04.2015.

Erasmus+ projects

1. 2014-1-HR01-KA200-007212

Project title: Training for renewable energy network development (TREND)

Project coordinator: Faculty of Agriculture in Osijek

Leader: prof.dr.sc Davor Kralik

Partners: Regionalna razvojna agencija Slavonije i Baranje d.o.o. za međunarodnu i regionalnu suradnju; EUROPÉER Európai Fejlődésért és Együttműködésért Közhasznú Alapítványt; ECOsynergy Gazdasági Tanácsadó Kft; International Development Norway; South Transdanubian Regional Development Agency Nonprofit Ltd.; Univerza V Mariboru; IMRO-DDKK Környezetvédelmi Nonprofit Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság; Udruga EU Centar

Duration: 01. 09. 2014. - 30. 08. 2016.

Bilateral projects

Croatian-Slovenian cooperation

1. Project title: Entomopathogenic nematodes in biological control of insects

Leader from the Faculty of Agriculture: prof.dr.sc. Emilija Raspudić

Leader from Slovenia: prof.dr.sc. Stanislav Trdan, Univerza v Ljubljani, Biotehniška fakulteta

2. Project title: Various functions of catch crops in environmental protection

Leader from the Faculty of Agriculture: prof.dr.sc. Bojan Stipešević

Leader from Slovenia: prof.dr.sc. Franc Bavec, Univerza v Mariboru, Fakulteta za kmetijstvo in biosistemske vede

Croatian-Montenegrin cooperation

1. Project title: Production potential and metabolic profile of endangered sheep breeds

Leader from the Faculty of Agriculture: prof.dr.sc. Zvonko Antunović

Leader from Montenegro: prof.dr.sc. Marković Božidarka, Biotehnički fakultet, Podgorica