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The organizations participating in this project are a group of private companies, universities, associations of agricultural producers and service providers, working in perfect tandem for this research project.

The Universidad de Córdoba (UCO) is a non-profit institution of higher education and research with a strong commitment to society, promoting innovation, research and technological development as tools for social and economic progress.

Their research efforts are under the direction of 193 research units and 2500 staff members from different disciplines ranging from the humanities, to legal and social sciences, health sciences and technological science.

The AGR-126 Mechanisation and Rural Technology Research Group at the School of Agricultural and Forestry Engineering (ETSIAM) carries out research projects to promote innovation, training, research and knowledge transfer in the agri-food sector.

Since 2014, the UCO has received financing for 16 projects through Horizon 2020, and for 10 projects from other European programmes. From 2007-2013, they received financing for 30 projects through the 7th Framework Programme (FP7), and for 19 projects from other European programmes.

The Spanish Association for Conservation Agriculture Living Soils (AEACSV) is an independent non-profit association open to individuals (farmers, technicians, researchers) and legal entities (companies, government bodies) that are interested in promoting agricultural practices for enhanced soil conservation and biodiversity.

One of their goals is to provide information for farmers, agricultural technicians and the public on conservation agriculture techniques and biodiversity within the context of sustainable agriculture, promoting development, training and research in all aspects of conservation agriculture and soil biodiversity.

The association also promotes the development, teaching and research of any aspect related to conservation agriculture and agricultural soil biodiversity.

The Andalusian Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Fisheries, Food and Ecological Production (IFAPA) was created to meet the demands of the agriculture, fishing, aquaculture and food industries of Andalusia.

The IFAPA aims to be an instrument that operates flexibly and efficiently, is realistic and practical in its action programmes, and is committed to promoting research, technical innovation and training in the agricultural, fishing and food industries.

The European Conservation Agriculture Federation (ECAF) was constituted in Brussels on 14 January, 1999 as an international non-profit association, and is subject to Belgian law. It was created to promote the conservation of agrarian soils and biodiversity within the context of sustainable agriculture. ECAF is not part of any commercial product, team or commercial brand.

ECAF comprises 19 national associations which promote best practices for soil management among European farmers within the context of conservation agriculture. ECAF represents the interests of the majority of the European Union’s croplands, with members in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Moldova, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

The Spanish Association of Cereal Technicians (AETC) is a non-profit association created to promote, study, and support scientific and technical research activities related to cereals and their derivatives. The AETC promotes and participates in activities of interest for operators in the cereal value chain, organizing conferences and courses that provide technical and training assistance for its members, other scientists and technicians, and related institutions.

Since its foundation, the association has incorporated members from all areas of the cereal sector: genetic research and varietal improvement, cooperatives, farmers, processing facilities, flour producers, control and analysis laboratories, public and private institutions, flour and flour derivative users, service companies and consumers.

GREENFIELD is a Spanish company that helps farms to increase competitiveness and sustainability using specialised technology designed to apply precision agriculture techniques in agricultural resource management.

The company offers a variety of services that generate valuable data for crop management, as well as state-of-the-art topographical services for the farming and forestry sector and technical and scientific consulting for R&D.

They analyse crops using satellite imaging, electromagnetic induction sensors (EMI), drone imaging, physical samples, etc., and employ geostatistical tools to process the data obtained from field sensors.

Agrifood is a company created in 2010 that specialises in communication for the agri-food sector. They also created the Group for Sustainable Innovation (GIS), which is a working group specialised in R&D&I and sustainability for the food sector. Through GIS they launched the Feeding the World initiative, connecting different players throughout the agri-food value and supply chain, from producers to nutrition experts, in seminars, forums and campaigns. The group is comprised of five preferred partners, 17 additional partners, 49 institutional partners, and more than 80 group members. GIS and Agrifood work to inform society of the concerted effort being made by the agri-food sector to increase the sustainability of their activities.

For more information on GIS, visit www.feedingtheworld.es, Twitter: @GISalimentario and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8553405