Jackson Family Wines – Regenerative Farming and Carbon Sequestration

Executive Summary In 2017, Jackson Family Wines was awarded a grant from the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Healthy Soils Program to explore the impacts of carbon farming. This was the first such grant awarded in a working vineyard. In collaboration with the Sonoma Resource Conservation District, we have dedicated two vineyard blocks to […]

Green infrastructures towards resilient cities – The views of Cristina Calheiros (CIIMAR)

Green infrastructures towards resilient cities – The views of Cristina Calheiros (CIIMAR) According to the United Nations, 68% of the world population is projected to live in urban areas by 2050. Understanding the key trends of urbanization is crucial to proceed with the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including Sustainable Development Goal […]

Universidade Católica Portuguesa – The 100.000 trees project

Development Area: Reforestation for biodiversity, landscape and carbon storage The FUTURE – the 100,000 trees project in the Porto Metropolitan Area – is a partnership project between Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto) and Área Metropolitana do Porto that joins 17 municipalities of the region, other organizations and citizens in a common goal: create and care for […]

Symington – Grape Variety Library

Development Area: Adaptability to Climate Change A Tool for Adapting to Climate Change Climate is paramount to the success of viticulture in any winegrowing region, influencing parameters such as yield, quality and sustainability, and ultimately determining a grape variety’s suitability to a given location. Future projections for the Douro indicate temperature increase and rainfall decreases […]