• Reaching Orestiada
  • Second circular
  • First circular
    New deadline 4 September 2015: Preliminary Registration and Abstract Submission
    30 November 2015: Full paper submission
    17 November – 14 December 2015: Full paper review
    15 January 2016: Revised paper submission
    15 March 2016: Early Registration (reduced fees)

15 th International Meeting of the FAO-CIHEAM Subnetwork
on Mediterranean Forages and Fodder Crops

Ecosystem services and socio-economic benefits of Mediterranean grasslands

(Orestiada, Greece, 12-14 April 2016)


The venue of the Meeting will be the Congress Hall of Orestiada city, located close to the city centre. The Meeting venue is in a walkable distance from all the hotels proposed to the Meeting participants.

Orestiada is located in Evros regional unit, Region of Thrace, northeastern Greece. The closest airport (110 km) to Orestiada is the Alexandroupolis airport (, which is connected with several daily flights with Athens International Airport. Hourly buses from the Alexandroupolis airport to Orestiada have stop in front of the airport (ca. 1.5 h traject). However, a bus shuttle will be provided by the municipality of Orestiada, from Alexandroupolis airport to Orestiada city, for some of the flights. For the organisation of this service, please send your flight information (arrival and departure dates and hours) to Theodoros Manousidis ( until 01 April 2016.

Information on flights to Alexandropoulis airpoirt and buses from the airport to Orestiada city


Dr. Paraskevi Sklavou, Laboratory of Range Science (236), Dept. of Forestry and Natural Environment, AUTH, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece. E-mail: