A new pilot olive tree nursery project, designed to increase productivity and quality, has been approved by the Common Fund for Commodities in Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt. In each of these four countries, pilot olive nurseries will be established, with the aim to raise income and tree productivity of olive farmers in these regions, through improved olive propagation. It is hoped that this objective will be met through demonstration of modern techniques, training in nursery
MARIO SOLINAS QUALITY AWARD
Madrid / 19.04.2021
Some 131 samples of extra virgin olive oil were entered into this year’s Mario Solinas Quality Award. Hailing from 12 countries from all over the world, the samples were judged by an international panel made up of the...
IOC PhD scholarships
Madrid / 07.04.2021
As part of its technical cooperation and training programme, the International Olive Council (IOC) has awarded four PhD scholarships to students from its member countries for a period of four years dedicated to scientific...