MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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CIMO

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

BioImpact - Impacto económico e fronteiras comerciais da apicultura em modo de produção biológico em Portugal. Harmonização dos procedimentos de certificação

Project Type
Nacional / Público
Financial Program
PAN - Programa Apícola Nacional
Global Funding Value
83047.00 €
IPB Funding Value
13411.00 €
Research Project
Principal Investigator
Miguel José Rodrigues Vilas Boas
Start
2011-03-01
End
2013-08-31
Description
Considering that organic beekeeping is already a reality in Portugal, the project implementation pretend to encourage the access of a significant number of beekeepers to this production mode, giving them a true picture of its potential based on the experience of already certified organic beekeepers. The consultation of all stakeholders in the current control process, production and marketing will further identify the existing barriers and to propose alternatives that aim to a buster of the business, increasing market availability of organic bee products, currently well appreciated by consumers. The project is scientifically coordinated by CIMO in collaboration with the National federation of Portuguese Beekepers and financed by the 'Programa Nacional Apícola'.


Project Team

Project Partners

  • FNAP - Federação Nacional de Apicultores de Portugal