LIFE NextFUMIGREEN and its commitment to low-input agriculture

  • The innovative project is focused on the creation of a natural pesticides to protect crops.
  • The project, 60% co-financed by the EU’s LIFE programme, is aligned with the objectives of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2023-2027 in terms of sustainability and circular economy.

The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2023-2027 introduces a new green architecture that promotes sustainable agricultural practices and the reduction of harmful pesticides. With the increase in regulations and environmental awareness, the search for sustainable alternatives has become more relevant In this context, the LIFE NextFUMIGREEN project is positioned as a key initiative to promote the use of pesticides, solutions derived from natural organisms that pose a lower risk to human health and the environment.

Traditionally, pesticides are classified into several types according to their function and chemical composition: insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and bactericides, among others. Although effective in crop protection, many of these chemical pesticides have adverse effects on biodiversity, human health, and aquatic ecosystems.

The LIFE NextFUMIGREEN project has a duration of four and a half years, and a budget of 2,758,921.01 euros, 60% co-financed by the LIFE Program of the European Union. Led by FUMI-HOGAR in collaboration with B&B ASESORES, Centro Tecnológico Tecnova, Comercial Química Massó, BrioAgro España and the Finnova Foundation, its main objective is to improve food security and biodiversity through the use of natural pesticide. The project not only seeks to reduce dependence on chemical biopesticides, but also to sensitize, train and professionalize farmers in the use of biological alternatives for fumigation. These practices, in addition to being safer, promote a more sustainable and biodiverse agricultural environment. In turn, they contribute to the objectives of the European Green Deal by reducing the environmental impact of agriculture.


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