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Hemp: Production and Applications

22 February to 9:30 - 18:00

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This is an introductory training on industrial hemp with a strong technical component associated with a historical survey of this culture collections. The structure of the training is geared to prepare participants to assume a technically rigorous production and market perspective for the various raw materials produced.


Empower farmers and future entrepreneurs of the agro-environmental sector for hemp cultivation and other "stakeholders" interested in their applications to develop skills on this culture.

Map the future producers of hemp in Portugal, creating a meeting place and sharing of knowledge around this culture

Contents | Program

The Hemp culture in the world and in Portugal: A historical summary
The Hemp Botany
Cultural practices and driving
Yield: Sustainability culture
Hemp Applications and Uses
Quick note on the Hemp as fitoremediador soils and ecological regeneration
Community legislation and the bodies responsible
Hemp market: Risks and Opportunities


All that attempt to develop a profitable cultivation of hemp or seeking to deepen knowledge of this plant and its applications.

How to participate?

Exchange value | 45€ / person

Former| Afonso David

Afonso David, up until 2009, He was the author of the blog (however ended) canhamopt.blogspot.pt. It was a researcher at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa hemp culture under the Master in Eng. ecological, with particular emphasis on the phytoremediation of contaminated soils.
Maintains an activity as a farmer who complemented with ecological construction work, where hemp is an asset.
It has supported hundreds of people with information about hemp in recent 10 years and now see fulfilled conditions to definitely re-introduce this crop in national agricultural landscapes.



22 February
9:30 - 18:00
Event Category:


CESA | Ecoaldeia de Janas


Ecoaldeia de Janas (Quinta do Luzio)
Street Luzio n15, Halloween cerrado
Sintra, Portugal, Sintra 2710-267 Portugal
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