Press Conference

"Educational kit for Young Farmers"


At a press conference organized last Friday in the presence of Mr. Panicos Pouros, Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, the Research Center – Intercollege presented an educational package entitled “Educational Kit for Young Farmers”. The Kit is the outcome of the collective work by the partners of a consortium participating in the Leonardo da Vinci program “Educational Kit for Young Farmers in Candidate Countries / New Member States of the EU”.


The consortium was made up of ten partners from seven countries with the Environmental Studies Unit of the Research Center - Intercollege acting as the network’s Coordinator (Partners: Research Center - Intercollege, Agricultural Federation of Ammochostos - Cyprus, Czech University of Agriculture in Prague - Czech Republic, Italian Agricultural Confederation - Italy, Biopolitics International Organization - Greece, University of the Aegean, Department of Environmental Studies - Greece, Technological Educational Institute of Kalamata - Greece, Institute for Buildings Mechanization and Electrification of Agriculture – Poland, Institute for Sustainable Development - Slovenia and Advanced Research Partnership - UK).


The Educational Kit aims at providing the young farmers with critical knowledge and information on the following areas:

  1. The European Union and Common Agricultural Policy

  2. Agriculture and the Environment

  3. Occupational Health and Safety in Agriculture

  4. Quality and Safety in Food Production

  5. Environment Friendly Agricultural Activities and Complementary Economic Activities


This package includes 5 guidebooks, one for each thematic area, and a CD-Rom including the information of the guidebooks in 6 languages (Greek, English, Italian, Polish, Czech and Slovenian).


For more information click here.

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