- Title of the project/campaign:Capacity Building Youth “Youth Agro Empowerment Project”
- Date: June 2016 – July 2018
- Donor of the project:Erasmus plus program (KA2)
The project was supported from Erasmus Plus Programme and the duration was for a period of 2 years. The project goals were to increase capacities of youth on entrepreneurship and sustainable agricultural practices.
The goal of the project is to advance agro – entrepreneurship and technology innovations by young rural people in order to enhance youth employment and adapt to climate change.
Environmental and Territorial Management Institute – ETMI is coordinating the Capacity building in the Youth field – Balkans. Youth Agro – Entrepreneurship Empowerment Project. Partners Organizations are: Mine Vaganti NGO (Italy), KIU”COKANSKI DOBOSARI” (Serbia), Volonterski Centar Skopje (Macedonia) , Svetionik (Montenegro), Intercambia (Spain).
The objectives of this project include the following:
-To educate the youths and train them on sustainable agricultural and entrepreneurship.
-To promote sustainable agriculture through usage of renewable energy and water management techniques;
-To promote ICT tools on sales of Agricultural based products. A transactional platform for buying and selling.
-To promote, support Sustainable Agricultural Enterprises
-To Network youths in Agriculture through “Webinar” together and allow for cross sharing of ideas and innovation.
-To explore the Erasmus + Programme with a special focus on quality international cooperation
-To develop participant’s competences in planning non formal education and intercultural activities;
-Increase the understanding and awareness of the gender dimension in agricultural projects