The project SALVERE is a joint effort of 8 institutions leaded by the Department of Environmental Agronomy and Crop Production - University of Padova (taly) and spread over the whole of the CENTRAL Europe Space. Each partner brings his know how and experience to reach the goals of the project. Dealing with complex issues like these tackled in this project, only trans-national cooperation can bring success! Considering the different situations simultaneously and exchanging the results obtained, as proposed in the project, will allow techniques to be implemented and transferred which share their general principles but are also adaptable to the different environmental situations.