Discussion forum on terracements

The partners of Project ALPTER has decided to start a discussion on some topics concerning terracements, their management and recovery. The forum is open to everybody interested in these subjects.

Natural risk

Coordinator: Univ. of Genova, POLIS Dept.

Subject: All the aspects of maintaining terracements linked to defense from natural risk.

Agricultural land use

Coordinator: University of Turin, DI.VA.PRA. Dept.

Subject: The many ways in which agriculture can be carried out on terracements.

Mapping and historical study

Coordinator: Liguria Region, Spatial planning Dept.

Subject: Mapping efficiently the terraced areas to support researchers and stakeholders.

Recovery projects

Coordinator: Univ. IUAV of Venice, Planning Dept.

Subject: Multi-sector approach to recovery and management of terracements.

Tourism promotion

Coordinator: IREALP, Institute for research on economy in the Alps

Subject: The importance of tourism to maintain the terracements and how to realize it.