History of Sicily Agroecology Coordination

The Sicilian Agroecology Coordination was born in 2017, following various meetings also held at the Sicilian Regional Assembly, in which it was deemed appropriate to give a decisive turning point to the Sicilian agricultural system. The project, wanted by the ARS deputy Valentina Palmeri, began with the meeting […]

Sicilian Region Agroecology Law

The Agroecology Coordination of Sicily has produced, starting from 2017, a series of meetings, conferences and documents which subsequently led the Regional Assembly of Sicily to the discussion of some bills and, finally, to the issuing of the Regional Law. 29 July 2021, n. 21 (qui la gazzetta ufficiale), […]

Rural Energy Plan

The Sicilian Agroecology Coordination is the protagonist of the Proposal for a Rural Energy Plan (PERAS), in order to safeguard the Sicilian agricultural area and to allow the correct application of the Directive “The 2030 climate and energy framework”. The proposal aims to avoid the subtraction of Sicilian […]

Virtuous policies – proposal for Horizon 2020

The work carried out by the Agroecology Coordination, in particular for the proposal of the Rural Energy Plan of Sicily and the path that led to the law on Agroecology of the Sicilian Region and the subsequent implementation steps, was taken as an example and model of virtuous […]

Measures in the fight against mosquitoes

The Sicilian Agroecology Coordination has also played an important role against the indiscriminate use of pesticides, also in the fight against mosquitoes in urban environments. In fact, to combat the excessive presence of mosquitoes, public administrations, private companies and individual citizens often carry out repeated pesticide interventions, pouring […]

Bill No. 2213

The Agroecology Coordination also collaborated on the Legislative Decree No. 2213 of 11 May 2021, regarding “Provisions for the support of agroecology and for the protection of the agricultural, forestry and rural sectors”. The Bill, first signed by Senator Fabrizio Trentacoste, synchronously retraces the Regional Law. 21/2021 of […]

Meeting with the Order of Agronomists and Forestry Doctors of Agrigento

On 13 December 2021, the meeting entitled: “From Agenda 2030 to the Sicilian Law 21/2021 on agroecology” was held in Agrigento. During the meeting, institutional representatives and sector experts met. The meeting, organized by the Sicily Agroecology Coordination, and also promoted by the Order of Agronomists and Forestry […]

Meeting with the Order of Agronomists and Forestry Doctors of Trapani

On 4 March 2022, the conference entitled: “From the 2030 agenda to the Sicilian Law 21/2021 on Agrogeology” was held at the Marconi Congress Center in Alcamo (TP). It was an interesting discussion and day of study where the law 21/2021 of the Sicilian Region on Agroecology was […]

Agrigento Conference on Environmental Protection

On 22 November 2019, the conference was held on the theme “A new policy for the protection of the environment and human health – Towards Agenda 2030”. The conference was organized by the Order of Agronomists and Forestry Doctors, chaired by Maria Giovanna Mangione, in the Luca Crescente […]

How to protect Sicily’s immense biodiversity

The land of Sicily is probably one of the most unique and rare places that exists in the world and, almost always, those who were born there and live there do not realize it. This awareness, unfortunately, is rarer than one might think and only a few people, […]