extensive production system, sustainable, welfare animal, non-destructive technology, meat quality
Area 3 (‘Society’): Improve on-farm practices to enhance consumer acceptability and address societal challenges associated with animal welfare, product quality and safety, biodiversity and provision of ecosystem services
We are looking for colloboration opportunities in project consortia. We are interested in to collaborate in a multidisciplinary consortium and to contribute with our experience and infrastructure. We offer experience in relation to quality meat from animals in extensive production system, with to use of natural resources and without forgetting, the welfare animal. Our research centre have as important infraestructure for animal production, dehesa ecosystem, and a laboratory provided with the necessary laboratory equipment to determinate the quality of the meat and parameters of animal welfare.
CICYTEX (Government of Extremadura) is a public institution that focuses its research and development activities on issues related to agriculture, food and forestry sectors. It renders high level technological services to SME´s in particular, developing research and technology transfer projects, realizing analysis and laboratory tests, offering specialized training. The main research areas are the following:
Food: New methods to increase products' life cycle, transformation processes, minimally processed products, post-harvest technologies, enology processes and viticultural techniques, product quality, new products, use of by-products and industrial processes, Hydrostatic High Pressures for food treatment.
Agriculture and forestry: Forestry production, Extensive land use, Extensive production, Extensive husbandry, Extensive farming, Animal production, Biodiversity, Germplasm, Phytopathology, Pastures, Irrigation, Fruit growing, Cork ,Wood, Charcoal, Agricultural research, Animal production, Biodiversity conservation and use, Bioenergy, Precision Agriculture, Wood Products, Forest products and services.