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Deliverables and milestones

Deliverables and Milestones
Deliverables and milestones of the project PesticideLife will be added to this website during the first week of January 2012. DL refers to the deadline according to the project proposal.

Action 1 Assessment of the strategic and operative Framework to NAP development - with special focus on IPM actions
DL 31.3.2010 Milestone: Farm collaboration agreements
Completed in June and July 2009; Participatory farm agreements started in 2011

DL 31.5.2010 Deliverable product, milestone: Policy review report.
First version completed on 28.5.5010. The updated version has been published in the MTT Raportti -series on 15.3.2011. A link to Policy review on the sustainable use of pesticides (in Finnish, summary in English).

DL 30.6.2010 Deliverable product: Mutual intranet database
Completed on 28.6.2010.

DL 30.6.2010 Milestone: Activity of the stakeholder network started 
Started immediately in January 2010 and in the opening seminar in February. Continues through project duration.

DL 30.8.2010 Milestone: Activity of the network of external reference groups built and activities started
Started immediately in February 2010, e.g. the opening seminar. Continues through project duration.

DL 30.9.2010 Deliverable: Compiled public information material linked to MTT and Tukes portals
Project's short description and website linked to SYKE-portal 27.4.2010; moved to Tukes portal in January 2012.

Action 2 Development of IPM methods for NAP

DL 30.4.2010 Milestone: Preliminary scenarios of the upcoming PP needs built and reported and 1st round of control threshold reported
Report on Upcoming PP Needs and Pest Control Thresholds completed on 1.4.2010.

DL 31.12.2010 Milestone: First round of test and demonstrations reported and first round of backcasting (3 years) reported
First backcasting completed on 28.12.2010. Backcasting 2010 in English

DL 31.3.2011 Milestone: 2nd round scenarios of the upcoming PP needs compiled and reported 2nd round of control threshold reported
Second report on Upcoming PP Needs and Pest Control Thresholds completed on 1.3.2011 (in Finnish).

DL 31.12.2011 Milestone: Second round of test and demonstrations reported and second round of backcasting (3 years) reported
Second backcasting completed on 22.12.2011. Backcasting 2011 in English

DL 31.3.2012 Milestone: Final round scenarios of the upcoming PP needs and final round of control thresholds in Finnish with the summary in English
Completed and published online 29.3.2012

DL 30.9.2012 Deliverable product: Report on process description and success of farm IPM demonstrations
Asked approval to extend the deadline to 31.12.2012.

Completed 21.12.2012 and published online 31.12.2012

DL 31.12.2012 Deliverable product: Report on defined benefits and weaknesses of different IPM methods and their direct and indirect dependency on climate change, land use and technological changes and direct and indirect influences on environmental risk
Completed 21.12.2012 and published online 31.12.2012

DL 31.12.2012 Milestone: Final round of test and demonstrations reported
Completed 21.12.2012 and published online 31.12.2012.

DL 31.3.2013: Deliverable: Process of rotational improvement pest scenarios, monitoring systems and control thresholds reported. Completed and published online 28.3.2013

DL 30.6.2013 Deliverable product: Strategy on disease resistance management in IPM published. Completed and published online 28.6.2013.

DL 30.9.2013 Deliverable product: Material and tools for building the IPM regulations and for training processes to be offered to professional users, distributors and advisors, www material. Materials for building the IPM regulations published in PesticideLife's website 30.9.2013. (in Finnish)

DL 30.9.2013 Milestone: IPM policy reports published. Policy review on the sustainable use of pesticides - updated 30.9.2013. Completed and published online 30.9.2013. 

DL 30.11.2013 Deliverable product: A synthesis report on implementation of IPM and aquatic risk assessment on Nordic-Baltic scale
Started at mid-term seminar in Sweden on 14.6.2011. Report completed and published 29.11.2013.

Action 4 Vertical and horizontal and Nordic-Baltic implementation of the IPM actions

DL 30.6.2013 Deliverable product, milestone: A synthesis report on definition of the role of pesticide issues in vertical food chains, assessing pesticide eco-toxicological impact in LCA, facts to be taken into account in policy development; Pesticide issue in vertical food chains compiled and published. Completed and published online 28.6.2013 (as a part of combination of two (vertical and horizontal roles) reports)
Started in autumn 2011.

DL 30.6.2013 Deliverable product, milestone: A synthesis report on definition of the role of pesticides in horizontal (watershed) approach, assessing eco-toxicology in horizontal scale, facts to be taken into account in policy development;  The role of pesticides in horizontal scale compiled and published. Completed and published online 28.6.2013. (as a part of combination of two (vertical and horizontal roles) reports)
Started in autumn 2011.

DL 31.11.2013 Milestone: Implementation of IPM and aquatic risk assessment on Nordic-Baltic scale started in autumn 2011 and compiled and published in PesticideLife webpage 29.11.2013.

Action 5 Project dissemination

DL 31.1.2010 Deliverable product: Project brochures, in Finnish, English and Swedish
Completed 29.1.2010. Finnish, English, Swedish.  

DL 28.2.2010 Deliverable product: A project website
Completed in Finnish 28.1.2010 www.mtt.fi/pesticidelife.
Completed in English 9.4.2010 www.mtt.fi/pesticidelife/en
Completed in Swedish 19.4.2010 www.mtt.fi/pesticidelife/se.  

DL 28.2.2010 Deliverable product: Technical publications on project: proceedings of the opening seminar
Completed in Finnish 18.2.
Completed in English 23.8.

DL 28.2.2010 Milestone: A website - opening seminar and proceedings
Completed 28.1.2010 and 18.-19.2.2010.

DL 31.5.2010 Deliverable product: First visitor guides for demonstration sites (26)
Completed, erected on every demonstration field and public in the web on 27.5.2010. Example in FI, EN, SE.

DL 31.5.2010 Deliverable product: Notice boards - up to120 items - first ones (26)
Completed, erected on every demonstration field and public in the web on 27.5.2010. Example in FI, EN, SE.
Notice boards have been presented also on the organised field days. It is displayed in Finnish and in English Notice Boards at field days FI EN
A poster of project PesticideLife has been presented at the field days, seminars and agricultural exchibitions. Finnish, English and Swedish versions of Notice board poster at seminars etc.

DL 31.5.2011 Deliverable product: Second visitor guides for demonstration sites (26)
Completed, erected on every demonstration field and public in the web on 31.5.2011. Example in Finnish.

DL 31.5.2011 Deliverable product: Notice boards - up to120 items - second ones (26)
Completed, erected on every demonstration field and public in the web on 31.5.2011. Example in FI, EN, SE.

DL 30.11.2011 Deliverable product: Second project brochure
Completed in Finnish 24.10.2011
Completed in English 8.11.2011
Completed in Swedish 8.11.2011

DL 30.11.2011 Deliverable product, Milestone: Technical publications on project: proceedings of the mid-term seminar, Mid term seminar and proceedings
Mid-term seminar completed on 14.6.2011 (international) and on 2.11.2011 (national).
Completed on 14.6.2011: Proceedings of the intenational mid-term seminar in English
Completed on 2.11.2011: Proceedings of the National mid-term seminar in Finnish
Completed on 23.12.2011:
Proceedings of the National mid-term seminar in English
Completed on 23.12.2011:
Proceedings of the National mid-term seminar in Swedish

DL 31.5.2012 Deliverable product: Third visitor guides for demonstration sites - last ones
Completed on 29.5.2012

DL 31.5.2012 Deliverable product: Notice boards - up to120 items - last ones
Completed on 29.5.2012

DL 20.9.2013 Deliverable product: Films: total 3 hours, minimum 2000 photos in a database
Film: We got permission in our progress report’s feedback (14.3.2013) to make a shorter, 30 to 60 minutes film about the IPM in cereal farms. We got permission to use external assistance to ensure the quality of edited material. The film was divided in two parts. The first part covers the principles of IPM in cereal production. The second part covers the specific control methods of different pest groups. A short film (5 minutes) that summarizes the principles of IPM is also published in web and it can be found from the following link. The language of the films is Finnish. Photos: 2000 photos in a location specific web-album. Completed on 20.9.2013.

DL 30.11.2013 Deliverable product, milestone: A layman’s report, A layman’s report - published 29.11.2013 in Finnish, Swedish and English

DL 30.11.2013 Deliverable product, milestone: Articles for the press, total 36 articles completed 29.11.2013

DL 30.11.2013 Deliverable product: Project brochures, last ones. Completed in Finnish, Swedish and English 12.11.2013

DL 31.12.2013: Deliverable product, milestone: Technical publications on project: proceedings of the closing seminar completed in English,  Closing seminar's national part held 13th of November and proceedings published in Finnish 19.12.2013, in English 20.12.2013 and in Swedish 14.01.2014. 

Action 6 Project management

Dl 30.8.2010: Inception Report (delivered within 9 months after the project start)
Completed and sent to the Comission on 25.8.2010.

Dl 31.12.2011: Mid-term Report with payment request (for project longer than 24 months) with payment request
Completed and sent to the Comission on 23.12.2011.

Dl 31.1.2013: Progress Report n°1 (to ensure that the delay between consecutive reports does not exceed 18 months) Completed and sent to the Comission.  

Dl 31.3.2014: Final Report with payment request. Completed and sent to the Comission.

Action 7 Monitoring of the effectiveness 

Project schedule

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