The “Iberian Center for Research and Combating Forest Fires” CILIFO (0753_CILIFO_5_E) has a total budget of 24.6 million euros, of which 75% is funded by the Interreg VA Spain-Portugal Cross-Border Cooperation Program – Interreg POCTEP (2014-2020).
CILIFO falls within Thematic Objective 5 of the POCTEP Program: Promoting adaptation to climate change in all sectors. Additionally, it addresses the investment priority concerning the POCTEP Program, 5B: Promoting investment to address specific risks, ensuring adaptation to disasters, and developing disaster management systems.
With a duration of four years (01/01/2019 to 12/12/2022), it aims, through the results anticipated in its activities, to establish itself as a permanent Center for the promotion and development of training, awareness, research, and cooperation in the fight against forest fires.
Its objectives are: