On May 28, 2013 within the implementation activities of C.2 sub-component "Adverse Weather Adaptation Advisory Services" of Disaster and Climate Risk Management Project in Moldova (DCRMP), the seminar entitled „Use of biomass heating system as measure to mitigate the negative impact of frost and low temperatures and use of irrigation systems as measure to mitigate drought for vegetables' growing in greenhouses" was held. The theoretical part of the seminar took place in the premises of Costesti mayoralty, during which, experts in the concerned field have provided presentations regarding drip and sprinkling irrigation and regarding heating and maintenance of microclimate parameters systems and their use in order to mitigate adverse climate effects. Subsequently, those 34 seminar participants visited "Sula Ion Nicolae" farm holding - beneficiary of C.2 sub-component, in order to be shown the positive impact of implementation in practice of the mentioned techniques and measures on mitigation of adverse weather effects and increase of productivity at seedling material grown for sale in greenhouses which belong to the mentioned farm holding.
We shall specify that the activities of demonstrative plots’ establishment and promotion of techniques and measures to mitigate climate risks within C.2 sub-component of DCRMP are funded by World Bank based on Financing Agreement signed on August 12, 2010 between Republic of Moldova Government and International Development Association and comprises four components: (a) strengthen severe weather forecasting; (b) improve disaster preparedness and emergency response; (c) initiate activities for adaptation to climate risks in agriculture and (d) support project management. The implementation of C component of this project is ensured by National Agency for Rural Development (ACSA) and Service Providers of Rural Extension Service from Republic of Moldova.