Recognised as Regional Centre for References and Experiments by the Minister of the Walloon Region since April 1993, the organisation actively participates in different experiments and research programs to improve and refine upon the integrated techniques.

GAWI co-operates with numerous scientific and vulgarisation institutions, Belgian as well as foreign:


> Belgium

Centre d'Etude Technique d'Arboriculture Fruitière de Namur (CETAF).
(Technical Research Centre for the Culture of Fruit)
Study centre for fungus diseases (scab, mildew, storage diseases,...).

Centre Fruitier Wallon (CEF).
(Walloon Fruit Centre)
Experimental Centre for Fruit Culture (choice of cultivars, pruning systems, thinning, weed control,...).

Centre Maraîcher de Hesbaye asbl.
(Centre for Vegetable Culture of Hesbaye)

Centre Royal de Recherches de Gorsem.
(Royal Research Station of Gorsem)

Fondation Roi Baudouin.
(King Baudouin Foundation)
Supporting and cooperating with the biodiversity network of the town of Visé.

Ministère des Classes Moyennes et de l'Agriculture / Administration Recherche et Développement (DG6) / Service Développement production Végétale et Cultures Fruitières.
(Ministry of Small Enterprises, Traders and Agriculture /Administration of Research and Development (DG6) /Vegetable and Fruit Culture Development Service)
Technical cooperation and following-up validation and demonstration trials.

Ministère des Classes moyennes et de l'Agriculture / Centre de Recherches Agronomiques de Gembloux / Département de lutte biologique et de Ressources phytogénétiques / Unité de phytopathologie.
(Ministry of Small Enterprises, Traders and Agriculture /Agronomic Research Centre of Gembloux/Department for Biological Control and Phytogenetic Resources /Unity of Phytopathology)
Valorising ancient and new varieties tolerant or resistant to scab.

Ministère des Classes Moyennes et de l'Agriculture / Centre de Recherches Agronomiques / Station des Cultures Fruitières et Maraîchères / Département Biotechnologie.
(Ministry of Small Enterprises, Trades and Agriculture /Agronomic Research Centre /Station for Fruit and Vegetable Culture / Biotechnological Department)
Development of the integrated production in strawberry cultures.

Station Provinciale d'Analyses Agricoles de la Province de Liège (SPAA).
(Provincial Station for Agricultural Analyses of the Province of Liège)
Entomological determination and realisation of soil analyses.

Ville de Visé.
(Town of Visé)
Co-ordination of the Biodiversity network activities.


> France

Groupe d'Arboriculteurs du Nord en Production Intégrée (GAPI).
(Organisation of Fruit Growers from the North that Apply the Integrated Production)
Development of the Integrated Production of pome fruit in the North of France.

Comité Français pour la Valorisation de la Production fruitière Intégrée (COVAPI).
(French Committee for the Valorisation of the Integrated Fruit Production)
National association of fruit growers applying the Integrated Production.

Espace Naturel Régional / Centre Régional de Ressources Génétiques du Nord Pas-de-Calais (CRRG).
(Regional Natural Space /Regional Centre for Genetic Resources of Nord Pas-de-Calais)
Valorising old and new varieties tolerant or resistant to scab.

Fédération régionale de Défense contre les Ennemis des Cultures / Service de la Protection des Végétaux / Nord-Pas de Calais.
Regional Federation for Pest Control / Plant Protection Service /Nord-Pas de Calais)

Chambres d'Agriculture / Service d'EconomieRrégionale et de Développement Agricole de Haute-Normandie (SERDA).
(Chambers of Agriculture /Regional Economy and Agriculture Development Service of Haute-Normandie)
Technical support service.

Cabinet Fruits-Conseil (Sud-Ouest).
(Advisory Fruit Cabinet)
Technical support service.


> Switzerland

Station Cantonale de Châteauneuf / service de protection des plantes.
(Canton Station of ChÔteauneuf/ Plant Protection Service)

Station Fédérale de Recherches Agronomiques de Changins.
(Federal Research Station for Agronomics of Changins)
Groupement des Cultivateurs pratiquant les Techniques Intégrées en Valais (CULTIVAL).
(Organisation of Growers applying the Integrated Techniques in Valais)