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From Field to Europe International Training Course

Seminar / Conference

23-30 April 2014 | Mollina Malaga (Spain), Spain

This activity offers an extraordinary opportunity for young people involved in agrobusiness work in a field of ideas, innovation, research and passion, with the integration of other sectors of the economy, such as the environment, agro-tourism services...

This seminar will try to show up according to the European Council of Young Farmers and other experiences, today by today, agriculture in Europe represents an extraordinary opportunity for young people to achieve their business objectives in a sustainable manner.
Getting into agribusiness is a real opportunity for young people to work in a field of ideas, innovation, research and passion, with the integration of other sectors of the economy in their farm, such as the environment, agro-tourism services, and trade groups. The sector can be developed in synergy with contemporary society and with a significantly important quality of life and wellbeing.
This seminar is aimed to a group of 24 young people, youth leaders, youth workers and / or people who work with young people in rural areas, small towns or neighbourhoods with large populations but young people at risk of social exclusion.

This is why the Spanish Youth Institute through the CEULAJ, in collaboration with other institutions of public and private, have already organized some conferences around the improvement of youth employability of rural areas in Europe (in September 2013), as well as a through the Spanish National Agency of the Youth in Action program organizing a national seminar for the exchange of best practices around this subject (in November – December 2013).

Now the Spanish National Agency, within the Youth in Action program, as third step into this strategy is proposing an International Seminar to share and exchange best practices, taking in account the conclusions of the previous activities.
• Aims and objectives:

o Raise awareness of the importance of Agriculture and Rural World nowadays at regional, national and European level as a source of employment and know the possibilities through different professional experiences in the field of agriculture and rural areas
o Show sources of job creation for young people in rural areas
o Provide tools to participants to encourage their active participation in the closer environment and to " know how to sell themselves"
o Strengthen the capacities of young people with fewer opportunities by boosting their attitude and positive reinforcement to create change, mainly to develop their initiatives and concerns with a social impact in the agricultural sector
o Get to know and promote Erasmus + program between the participants as a tool for entrepreneurship in rural areas


The aim will be improving youth employability of rural areas in Europe through their empowerment in the agricultural world, thus helping to give effect to the principle of equality between young people and their active participation in the social, economic, political and cultural development.

• Target group: Young people, youth workers, youth leaders, people working in rural areas, in NGOs, associations...

This seminar is aimed to a group of 24 young people, youth leaders, youth workers and / or people who work with young people in rural areas, small towns or neighborhoods with large populations but young people at risk of social exclusion.
Group size: 25 participants from Youth in Action Programme countries.

• Methodology:

The proposed methodology is based on the principle of reflection upon the exchange of information, experiences and practices in agriculture and rural areas, on the basis of the principle of non-formal education that frames the Youth in Action program.
Active and participative methodology, both in plenary sessions and activities outdoor.

• Working language: English

• Venue: CEULAJ – Mollina, Málaga

• Organizer: Spanish National Agency

(Info for NAs - course financed with TCP budget)

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Applications are closed

The application deadline was 2 March 2014.

Date of selection: 24 March 2014

Training overview

http://trainings.salto-youth.net/4008

This Seminar / Conference is

for 24 participants

from YOUTH IN ACTION PROGRAMME COUNTRIES

and recommended for

Youth workers, Youth leaders, Youth Policy Makers, People who work with young people in rural areas, small towns or neighbourhoods with large populations

Working language(s):

English

Organizer:

Spanish National Agency (National Agency)

Contact for questions:

Ana Isabel Rodríguez Contreras

E-Mail:

Phone: + 34 91 782 77 50

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.

Costs

This project is financed by the Youth in Action Programme. Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs or SALTO involved in this project - except a participation fee which varies from call to call and country to country. Please contact your NA to learn more about the financial details, and how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses. If you come from a country other than Programme Countries, please contact the host NA for further information about the financial details.

This training activity is funded by:

The Erasmus+ Youth in Action Programme
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