BalkanROAD - Visit in the Bulgarian pilot area in September

On 16.09.2019 under the “BalkanROAD - Towards farms with zero carbon-, waste- and water-footprint. Roadmap for sustainable management strategies for Balkan agricultural sector.” project the team of the Benaki Phytopathological Institute and the coordinator of BalkanROAD, the AAEF consultants and the Technical assistants’ to AAEF, visited the pilot area in Bulgaria. During the visit, both teams cooperated and defined the key steps of the apples processing procedure to be considered in the ROAD tool, collected data regarding Greenhouse Gases emissions, water consumption and waste production and also discussed about processes and procedures that could be improved in order to reduce the environmental footprint of the final marketable product of the Bulgarian pilot farm Bulgarplod Kyustendil – Georgi Razsipiyski ET.