On Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th June, the 140th Governing Board of CIHEAM (International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies - https://www.ciheam.org
) was organized at the premises of the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania. The representatives of the 13 Member States (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey) . Its headquarters are in Paris and it operates through the four institutes located in Bari, (Greece), Montpellier (France) and Zaragoza (Spain). CIHEAM institutes provide postgraduate studies and participate in the implementation of research programs, in national and international level. The Governing Board of CIHEAM was also attended by the Directors of the 4 Institutes (Bari, Chania, Montpellier and Zaragoza) and the staff from the headquarters in Paris.
The Chairman, the members of the Governing Board and the other participants warmly congratulated CIHEAM-Chania staff for the organization of the Governing Board at the Institute's premises.