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We presented the conservation activities for the Lesser Kestrel during the international conference "Agriculture for Life, Life for Agriculture"

Jul 04, 2023
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In the beginning of June representatives of the project “Life for Lesser Kestrel” LIFE19 NAT/BG/001017 implemented by Green Balkans and funded by the programme LIFE of EU, presented part of the results achieved by the team during the international conference "Agriculture for Life, Life for Agriculture".
The scientific forum was organized and hosted by University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest (USAMV Bucharest).
On the Bulgarian side, representatives of various universities, institutes, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and other scientific organizations participated in the event. On international level, representatives of dozens of countries from at least three different continents took part.
In addition to materials related to the conservation and research of the Lesser Kestrel, the Green Balkans team and the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Centre presented on several other various topics. In cooperation with the departments of "Agroecology and environmental protection" and "Animal sciences" of the Agricultural University – Plovdiv, as well as "Private animal husbandry" and "Food Quality and Safety and Veterinary Legislation" of Trakia University - Stara Zagora, our colleagues presented studies on the White Stork, Karakachan horses, and some modern methods for their research.
Part of the research was carried out with participants in projects part of the National Programme "Young scientists and post-doctoral students - 2", implemented at both universities.