An innovative solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect agricultural soils.

LIFE Sarmiento project, supported by the EU's funding instrument for the environment and climate action (LIFE), seeks to solve the problem related to the management of annual grapevine pruning (shoots or sarmientos in Spanish) by transforming them in compost and adding the resulting product to soil as an organic amendment, thus preventing its burning and improving soil status.

Corporate Video


Presentation of LIFE Sarmiento in Italy

Presentation of LIFE Sarmiento in Italy

This week, the project coordinator, Microgaia, has been presenting actions and objectives of LIFE Sarmiento in Future IPM Congress in Riva del Garda (Italy). This congress, which already counts with its third edition, met around 1000 participants that have exchanged knowledge and experiences to improve plan protection against pest and pathogens. The compost produced in […]

Internal monitoring meeting

Internal monitoring meeting

Our colleagues at EuroVértice and El Rosario met this morning in order to review the state of the project in the Cooperative’s facilities. During this day we have reviewed the actions concerning sarmientos collection and the composting process.  We have also updated the financial state of the cooperative.

LIFE Sarmiento activities keep on going

LIFE Sarmiento activities keep on going

Following the pruning’s management approach proposed by the project, samiento’s composting started this last summer. After the storage in collection points, chopping and transport to the transformation site, the composting process began. This involves monitoring parameters such as temperature and humidity in order to control the process and determine when tipping and water and microorganisms […]

An European report is published on the impact of the Circular Economy

An European report is published on the impact of the Circular Economy

In order to improve the understanding of the concept of Circular Economy, the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) published a report on April 7, which reviews definitions, processes and impacts in different sectors and the value chains. The conclusions of the report are very interesting: • The Circular Economy has achieved wide appeal among […]