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The Network and the Cultural Foundation “Routes of the Olive Tree” have a long experience in the implementation of Εuropean projects.
Their participation in the projects is based on the improvement or the transfer of a know-how on issues related to the olive tree civilization & culture, the preservation of the Mediterranean cultural, social and environmental heritage of the olive tree in the concerned regions, the sensitization of the public and especially of the young people, as well as encouraging entrepreneurial initiatives and conditions for sustainable development in the olive tree regions.

The most important international projects that they have recently participated are:

Project / Programme / DateInvolved countriesList of outputs to be exploited
1. Well-O-Live

Wellness and wellbeing experience across the European Routes of the Olive Tree (GA 699568) COS-TOUR-2015-3-04-1/ Theme 2

2016-2017
Italy, Greece, Croatia, Spain, Bulgaria, FinlandThe aim of the project was to propose diversification of tourist offer and to promote the innovative tourism products on the olive tree regions.
Implement of the results to the SMEs of the tourism secto
2. MedDiet

Mediterranean diet and enhancement of traditional foodstuff
ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme

2013-2015
Italy, Spain, Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon, GreeceThe project was aiming at raising awareness among consumers on the importance of the Mediterranean Diet, as an integral part of the Mediterranean lifestyle and a vehicle for development, stability and solidarity in the Mediterranean basin

Αrrival of 5 international volunteers as part of the MERAKI project

The ‘Routes of the Olive Tree’ Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce the arrival of 5 international volunteers as part of the MERAKI project. This program is conducted in partnership with the University of Piraeus, AIESEC (the largest international student organization in the world) and our Cultural Itinerary. We would...

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The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe and the “Routes of the Olive Tree” at the University of Peloponnese

With success and with a strong public participation, the Conference "Innovative Proposals for Sustainable Development: Cultural Routes and Routes of the Olive Tree" was held yesterday, organized by the University of Peloponnese / Faculty of Kalamata and the Cultural Foundation "Routes of the Olive Tree". Representatives of the Greek Ministry...

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The Routes of the Olive Tree in the Adriatic & Ionian region / Routes4U project

Within the framework of the Routes4U Project, developed by the Council of Europe, the Cultural Routes The Routes of the Olive Tree is engaged in strengthening and developing its activities in the Adriatic and Ionian region. Through the creation of new cultural routes, the development of digital resources, the creation...

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New cooperations with universities and scientific bodies

New collaborations with universities and scientific institutions has started the Cultural Organization "Routes of the Olive Tree" with the University of Jaen (Spain), the University of Ankara (Turkey) and Bologna (Italy), on the exchange of know-how concerning the Olive culture and the cultural routes. A very interesting cooperation with a...

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International Voluntary Work Program Signing a Cooperation Agreement with the University of Piraeus

An International Voluntary Work Program Agreement was signed between the International Association of Students of Economics and Commercial Sciences of the University of Piraeus and the Cultural Organization "Routes of the Olive Tree". Under the program, the Cultural Organization "Routes of the Olive Tree" will host at its headquarters (Kalamata)...

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International Conference “Responsible tourism and sustainable management of tourism destinations”

    An event aimed at enhancing competencies for the sustainable development of tourit destinations, through an exchange of methodologies and best practices On 19th July in Kalamata, Greece, was took organised the International Conference of the Well-O-Live project, focusing on a matter of great interest: "Responsible tourism and sustainable...

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Final project meeting Well-O-Live

    On 18 July in Kalamata took place the last project partners meeting from all partner countries: Italy, Spain, France, Croatia, Bulgaria, Finland and Greece. At the meeting were discussed all the issues and pending matters in view of the project ending and there was sharing of opinions and...

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Educational Tours « Blogger Experience » (Blogger.X) in Messinia

  In the framework of the transnational European project Well-O-Live, the Cultural Foundation «Routes of the Olive Tree» has organised a series of educational tours under the name « Blogger Experience », in order to promote the Messinia of the olive tree. The objectives of these educational tours are: to...

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The Cultural Foundation « Routes of the Olive Tree » at the 6th School of Tourism

The 6th School of Tourism took place in Kalamata, from 13 to 15 March 2017.  The event gathered professionals and students in the tourism and catering sector, with the objective to provide continuous training and help them develop their competences in an increasingly competitive environment. The Cultural Foundation “Routes of...

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Experience Lab | WellOlive in Kalamata; a 2-days long seminar on innovative proposals of thematic tourism in the olive growing regions

With great attendance was successfully completed the Experience Lab | WellOlive in Kalamata, a 2-days long seminar on innovative cultural heritage management by local communities... The Experience Lab took place on 27-28January 2017 in Kalamata, in the framework of the project «Well-O-Live: Wellness & Wellbeing Experience across the European Routes...

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First 6-months of the Well-O-live European Project. Wellness and Wellbeing experience across the European Routes of the Olive Tree

NEWSLETTER N°1 A very fulfilling experience that we share with our partners from Italy, Bulgaria, Croatia, Finland, France, Greece and Spain, with the aim of diversifying the EU tourism offer by developing and promoting transnational thematic tourism products of rural tourism focused on wellness and wellbeing across the Routes of...

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Well-O-Live, a new project for the Routes of the Olive Tree

The Cultural Foundation « Routes of the Olive Tree » participates in the partnership of the transnational project « Well-O-Live », aiming at the development and diffusion of an innovative framework for planning, managing and promoting thematic tourism products Title: Well-O-Live Programme: COSME Theme: Transnational thematic rural tourism Duration: 15 months (May 2016...

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Mediterranean Diet Forum – EXPO Milan 2015

Mediterranean Diet Convention "MedDiet – Mediterranean Diet & Enhancement of Traditional Foodstuff” Mediterranean Diet Forum - EXPO Milan 2015  The Final Convention of the European project “MedDiet – Mediterranean Diet & Enhancement of Traditional Foodstuff” was successfully realized on 19 September 2015 in Milan, Italy, in the framework of the...

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The Cultural Foundation “Routes of the Olive Tree” has completed the Capitalisation Events of the project MedDiet in Athens

The events for the capitalisation of results of the project MedDiet - Mediterranean Diet And Enhancement of Traditional Foodstuff (ENPI CBC MED) in Athens have been completed with great success by the project partner Cultural Foundation “Routes of the Olive Tree”. The Cultural Foundation «Routes of the Olive Tree» completed...

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Capitalisation Event of the project MedDiet – Mediterranean Diet And Enhancement of Traditional Foodstuff – Part B

The project "Mediterranean Diet and Enhancement of Traditional Foodstuff - MedDiet" is a strategic project funded by European Union in the framework of the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme (www.enpicbcmed.eu). The ENPI CBC Med Programme aims at reinforcing cooperation between the European Union and partner countries regions placed along...

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Promotional events on the Mediterranean products and the Mediterranean diet in Athens

The Cultural Foundation “Routes of the Olive Tree” has implemented a series of promotional events on the Mediterranean products and the Mediterranean diet in Athens, in the framework of the capitalization of results for the project «MedDiet - Mediterranean Diet And Enhancement of Traditional Foodstuff» (co-financed by the European Union...

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Mediterranean Diet Forum in Imperia, Italy

The collaborators of the Cultural Foundation also attended the Mediterranean Diet Forum in Imperia, Italy, at the invitation of the Mediterranean Olive Oil Cities Network-RECOMED and the Chamber of Imperia. The «Routes of the Olive Tree» were represented at the Forum which took place in Imperia, Italy, on 14-16 November...

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MedDiet Project: Steering Committee Meeting in Alexandria, Egypt

The Cultural Foundation “Routes of the Olive Tree” – partner in the project MedDiet- participated in the meeting which took place on October 13-14, 2014. The partners had the opportunity to follow the progress of the activities, discuss practical issues and plan the next actions within the project. More concretely,...

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Mediterranean Olive Oil Cities Network ReCOMed «Mediterranean Diet Menu» Contest, Imperia 2014

The Mediterranean Olive Oil Cities Network “ReCOMed” and the Cultural Foundation “Routes of the olive tree” are organizing a « Mediterranean Menu » cooking contest, in their effort to valorize and promote the Mediterranean culture, the values of traditional cuisine and Mediterranean Diet Participants are invited to propose an original...

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Local Actions for Employment in the prefecture of Messinia

The Cultural Foundation "Routes of the Olive Trees" participates in the partnership of the Project "Local Actions for Employment in the prefecture of Messinia". The Project "Local Actions for Employment in the prefecture of Messinia" addresses unemployed people, young farmers, scientists and entrepreneurs of the region, aiming at providing them...

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