The DESERT technology can contribute to mitigate the negative effects of intensive surface and groundwater abstraction, improving water quality and increasing farmers' income through saving costs of energy and reducing the water and fertilizers needs

Water scarcity
Water scarcity

The next decades a large percentage of the world population will live in areas with water scarcity and poor water quality due to climate change and increasing population pressure, thus agriculture will face the challenge of supplying the increasing demand for food resulting from the forecasted population growth rates.

Mediterranean
Mediterranean

In the Mediterranean Region, irrigated agriculture contributes 75% to the final production. Secondary salinization from irrigation water is a growing worldwide problem as more agricultural land has become saline. 

Desert outline
Desert outline

The main aim of DESERT project is to create an innovative concept as a smart system combining sustainable technology on water treatment and water quality sensors, tuned to the local situation. DESERT project introduces a new approach and vision of agriculture. 

Events

Seminar

Sustainable reuse of treated municipal wastewater for tree crops irrigation

Aula Magna di Agraria - Via Amendola 165/A - Bari, Italy

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