ARIF – Regional Irrigation and Forestry Agency

ARIF is the Regional Agency for Irrigation and Forestry Activities in the Apulia Region. Established by Regional Law in 2010, it is a technical-operational body responsible for implementation of interventions in forestry and irrigation, through activities and services aimed at supporting the economic connotation of agriculture and the protection of forests.The Agency aims at implementing: a coordinated and integrated system in forestry for soil conservation and management of forests; initiatives aimed at the development and use of biomass of agro-forestry origin; the modernization of forestry; activities of technical and administrative support to civil protection, prevention and fight against forest fires and other disasters; business support and advice on forests owned by public entities.