LAND RECLAMATION INSTITUTE
HELLENIC AGRICULTURAL ORGANISATION
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH - NAGREF




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Land Reclamation Institute (LRI) belongs to the Hellenic Agricultural Organisation (former National Agricultural Research Foundation - NAGREF), which is the research body of the Hellenic Ministry for Rural Development and Food. Since its foundation in 1960, the Institute is based in Sindos-Thessaloniki, northern Greece, and focuses on delivering:

  • Applied research and the development of state-of-the-art technologies

  •  Services of high scientific quality

  • Scientific consultancy to public bodies and stakeholders

  • Dissemination and implementation of novel technologies in agriculture

Research and Development Fields

  • Protection and sustainable management of surface and groundwater
  • Monitoring networks of water bodies (quality and quantity parameters)
  • River discharge measurements
  • Mathematical modeling and GIS applications in water resources management
  • Water bodies’ assessment
  • Groundwater artificial recharge
  • Optimization of irrigation water use
  • Crop-water relations, deficit irrigation
  • Utilization of deteriorated water in irrigation
  • Re-use of treated effluent in irrigation
  • Sustainable management of irrigated land, rehabilitation of deteriorated soils
  • Utilization of geothermal fluids in agriculture
  • Heat pumps applications in agriculture
  • Credibility-functionality control and development of instruments and methods for monitoring environmental parameters


e-mail: dir.LRI@nagref.gr   -   Tel.: +30 2310.798790   -   FAX: +30 2310.796352   -   57400 Sindos-Thessaloniki, Greece