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22-09-21

The Operational Group VARROAFORM, of which FEUGA is representant, is present in the international press

Last Thursday September the 6th, the Operational Group VARROAFORM celebrated the final dissemination webinar of the project. An event with which the dissemination activities of the innovation project, which is about to finish, came to an end. The success in the attendance was, some days after, fostered by the enormous dissemination made by the national and international written press about VARROAFORM.

VARROAFORM, an innovation project which aim is the development of an effective formulation for the control and prevention of varroatosis in domestic bee, presented in the aforementioned webinar the results obtained after two years of work. By the hand of the members of the project, the attendants to the webinar discovered the activities carried out throughout the project.

With the publication of the video of the webinar, numerous national written press media, such as Europa Press or Agencia EFE, and international ones, such as Qué!, El Universal, Radio Digital América, Gerente Colombiano, Notimérica or Argentina Financiera, published about the VARROAFORM webinar.

A notorious dissemination with which VARROAFORM puts the final touch to the dissemination activities of the project, to deliver all the knowledge generated to the main agents of the sector.

Apart from FEUGA, the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) and the beekeepers Agustín Arias, Benigno Basteiro and Urbano González, act as members. Moreover, the Asociación de Apicultores de Gran Canaria (APIGRANCA) and the Asociación Defensa Sanitaria (ADS) Apicultores de La Palma, act as collaborators.

VARROAFORM is 80% co-founded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) of the European Union and 20% by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, within the framework of the National Rural Development Program 2014-2020. Total project budget: 415,440.3 eur, Total grant: 379,920.3 eur.

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