CICLICA is a Research and Innovation project which is focused on two tracks. First, the combination advanced water saving technologies that have already been validated in laboratories to provide a smart system for water management solution. A second track where the implementation of different biotechnology and agro solution for irrigation modeling, improve agronomic management and genetic adapting of alternative crops.
Increasing crop tolerance to climate change and reducing water resources and high temperatures will present the challenge of the CICLICA project. These objectives will be achieved through the mobilization of all the actors concerned (decision-makers, farmers, NGO, technology partners and researchers) to successfully change agricultural practices towards the use of modernizing means of cultivation (humidity sensors), saving water for irrigation and improve soil quality via the development of novel eco-friendly superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) and reuse of non-conventional water resources.