INTECRAL Workshop on activities status and progress 

On the 14th of September 2015, an INTECRAL- Workshop on activities status and progress was held in Cologne, Germany. 

The meeting organized by the coordination team of the ITT – TH Köln, brought together 39 participants, including representatives from the partner universities as well as the private companies. Moreover, we were honored by the visit of delegation of INTECRAL Brazilian partners from Rio Rural. Helga Hissa, Nelson Teixeira, Marcelo da Costa, Luiz Antonio Antunes and Jose Marcio Ferreira, had the opportunity during their visit in Germany to discuss and plan future activities within the project with the German partners. Additionally, the PhD candidates and Master students involved in the project presented advances within the research of each work package.

Hydrological Modelling Training in Nova Friburgo (June 23rd until June 26th 2015)

In June 2015 a training course on hydrological modelling was held in Nova Friburgo. The course was supported by the INTECRAL-project and organized by Rio Rural/INTECRAL partners from the Secretaria de Estado de Agricultura e Pecuária (SEAPEC, Brazil) and the University of Jena (Germany).

INTECRAL WP3 News: Pilot rehabilitation measure

Since June 2015, the work package 3 team and the local offices of Emater-Rio and Pesagro-Rio are implementing a pilot rehabilitation measure on a pasture hill in Itaocara, RJ.

INTECRAL Workshop in Cologne, Germany

From 15 – 16 January of 2015, an INTECRAL-Workshop was held in Cologne, Germany. The different project members got together to evaluate the status of the project and to communicate the activities achieved per work package in the year 2014. Along the two-day workshop the INTECRAL team also determined the future activities and stablished a work plan for the year 2015 identifying synergies and possible linkages between work packages. A group of PhD candidates and ITT - Master Students was invited in order to integrate their research ideas and activities to the INTECRAL project. 

INTECRAL Workshop in Teresópolis, Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos

From 12 – 13 March of 2014, the INTECRAL-Workshop was held in Teresópolis, Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. It provided the opportunity to the INTECRAL project members and interested individuals to get a more detailed overview of the joint activities within the project, the single work packages and the possible linkages between them. German researchers and representatives from SME’s were invited to discuss the activities and expected outcomes with the responsible delegates of the Brazilian partner institutions. The two-day workshop was extended by field trips from March 13th to 16th to the following field study areas: