When selecting the partners who will participate in Valgreen's project the priority has been given to Cyprus, Italy and Portugal since they suffer from a similar problem in terms of desertification.

Firstly, we hope that FREDERICK UNIVERSITY (Cyprus) will contribute its teaching methods to future professionals who work in the management of the natural environment. The University has considerable experience in European projects related to environmental issues.

Secondly, Escola Profissional do Alto Lima, C.I.P.R.L. (EPRALIMA) (Portugal) has a long experience in European projects such as a quality of agri-food production, water management or local development. It also has experience in training in professional and entrepreneurial skills for its young students.

Thirdly, Istituto Compresivo BARTOLOMEO LORENZI FUMAME (Italy) has more than 1,000 students aged between 6 and 16 .They are part of the national network of «Polo Europeo della Conoscenza».

Finally, IES FRAY IGNACIO BARRACHINA (Spain) has been the promoter of the initiative through its teachers. The centre has experience in European projects and with experienced and very active teachers. It counts with the collaboration of the University of Alicante (Biological station of Torretes-Ibi)