The LIFE Project

This is an initiative to increase the profitability of the olive grove by recovering its biodiversity.

It is a demonstration project that will implement profitable and biodiverse olive growing models. Scientifically sustained models that will generate oils identified and certified by a trademark of added value.

This LIFE Project is financed by the European Commission and co-financed by the Communal Olive Grove Property Foundation with a total budget of €2,856,005. It is coordinated by SEO/BirdLife and has the participation the University of Jaén and the Superior Council for Scientific Research as associates of the Provincial Council of Jaén.

Name

LIFE14 NAT/ES/001094. Olive Alive. Toward the design and certification of olive groves reconciled with biodiversity.

Project acronym

LIFE Olive Alive

Start date

1/10/2015

End date

30/09/2020

Coordinating beneficiary

Sociedad Española de Omitologia. SEO/BirdLife

Associated beneficiaries

Provincial Council of Jaén. University of Jaén. Department of animal biology, vegetable biology and ecology. PAIDI SEJ-315 group. Experimental Station of Arid Zones of the Superior Council for Scientific Research.

Co-financers

Fundación Patrimonio comunal olivarero. Interprofesional del aceite de oliva español

Total project budget

2.856.005€

Contribution of the EU

1.713.603€ (60%)

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