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Greendomo Project brings local, sustainable agriculture to Spain

What was once a desert in Almería in southeast Spain is now a sea of greenhouses - and the orchard of Europe.

The intensive agriculture of the greenhouses has brought prosperity to the area via new techniques for growing fruits and vegetables.

A group of pioneering companies, working with both the Spanish Feder-Innterconecta programme and the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) has created what may be a stepchange in terms of fruit and vegetable production: a greenhouse which can be used in a variety of outdoor spaces including parks and other green spaces, terraces or even the attics of urban buildings.

The next step is to more fully utilise opportunities in city spaces, but using a bigger, dome-like structure, the Greendomo.

Read more at Euronews (Marisa Ramirez)

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