COALA Project: A Success Story

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COALA Project: A Success Story

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The COALA Project, a European Union funded project involving a collaborative initiative between the European Union and Australia has successfully concluded.

The project, which ran from 2020 to 2023, aimed to develop and implement a new intelligent irrigation monitoring and control system for agriculture. The system uses satellite data to monitor crop conditions and water use, and then uses this data to optimize irrigation and improve yields.

coala project - smart agriculture - vienna final meeting - carlo de michele - ariespaceYes, the COALA Project was a success. The system was developed and implemented on time and within budget, and it has been shown to be effective in improving irrigation efficiency and crop yields. The system has also been shown to be cost-effective, and it has the potential to save farmers money on water and fertilizer costs.

The COALA Project is a valuable contribution to the fight against climate change. Irrigation is one of the world’s largest water users, and it is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The COALA Project can help to reduce water use and greenhouse gas emissions, and it can help to make agriculture more sustainable.

coala project - smart agriculture - vienna final meeting - melbourne universityThe COALA Project is also a valuable contribution to the global food security. Climate change is a major threat to food security, and it is causing water shortages in many parts of the world. The COALA Project can help to ensure that farmers have the water they need to produce food, even in the face of climate change.

Yes, the COALA Project is a success story, and it is an example of what can be achieved when countries work together to solve common problems. The project is a valuable contribution to the fight against climate change and food security, and it is a legacy that will benefit generations to come.

coala project - smart agriculture - vienna final meeting - boku universityThank you to the EU reviewers

The COALA Project would not have been possible without the support of the European Union. The EU provided funding for the project, and it also provided technical and administrative support. The EU’s support was essential for the success of the project.

Thank you to the project partners

The COALA Project was a collaboration between 12 partners from 9 countries. The partners worked together to develop and implement the system, and they also worked together to share the results of the project. The partners’ collaboration was essential for the success of the project.

 

 

 

The future of the COALA Project

The COALA Project has come to an end, but the work is not over. The system is now being commercialized, and it is being made available to farmers around the world. The system has the potential to make a real difference in the lives of farmers, and it can help to make agriculture more sustainable and more resilient to climate change.

coala project - smart agriculture - vienna final meeting - coala consortiumThe COALA Project is a legacy that will benefit generations to come. The project is an example of what can be achieved when countries work together to solve common problems, and it is a reminder of the importance of cooperation in the fight against climate change and food security.

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Legacy for young Australians

The COALA Project has left a legacy for young Australians. The project has given young Australians the opportunity to work on a cutting-edge research project, and it has given them the skills and experience they need to succeed in the global economy. The COALA Project is a reminder that young Australians have the potential to make a real difference in the world.

Yes, the COALA Project is definitely a success story, and it is a legacy that will benefit generations to come. The project is an example of what can be achieved when countries work together to solve common problems, and it is a reminder of the importance of cooperation in the fight against climate change and food security.

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Thanks to the COALA Project’ Team:

Ariespace
SME established as the first spin-off company of the University of Naples Federico II


AgriSat
SME based in Albacete (Spain) and operating globally


UNSW Sydney
Powerhouse of cutting-edge research, teaching and innovation, focuses on innovation in areas critical to our future


University of Melbourne (UOM)
the leading research university in Australia, topping the key indicators in the nation’s ‘Excellence in Research for Australia’ (ERA) report


University of Castilla La Mancha, UCLM
A public higher education and research entity of Spain


ANBI Campania
ANBI Campania (Associazione Nazionale Consorzi Gestione e Tutela del Territorio e Acque Irrigue -Sezione Campania) is one of 20 regional associations of ‘Land reclamation and irrigation Consortiums’.


BOKU
Company focuses on applied Earth observation (EO) and geo-spatial technologies related to agriculture, forestry and landscape planning (time series analysis, land use mapping, forest monitoring and mapping, landscape ecological interpretation, yield forecasts, drought monitoring).

JCRMO
JCRMO is a non-profit corporation included in the Júcar Hydrographic Confederation as a part of the Hydraulics Administration, stablished in Albacete in 1995.


BCG improves the prosperity of Australian broadacre farmers through applied science-based research, and extension. BCG is a not-for-profit agricultural research and extension organisation led by farmers from the Wimmera and Mallee regions of Victoria.

White Research (WR)
A social research SME specializing in consumer behavior, market analysis, business modelling and planning in the fields of Agriculture, Earth Observation, ICT, Energy, Health and Transport as well as in other related sectors and sub-fields.


Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC)
The Irrigation Research and Extension Committee (IREC) facilitates cross-industry collaboration and cooperation between all those connected with irrigated agriculture in the Murrumbidgee Valley – irrigators, researchers, industry, agencies, and government.

External Partner & Collaboration

WIKIFARMER
Wikifarmer is a global platform with the mission of empowering farmers through educating them and offering them access to the open market to sell their products at fair prices.

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