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Agribusiness management

The Agribusiness Management training programme is designed and implemented by the Agricultural University of Athens, under the scientific guidance of experienced university professors, G. Georgakopoulos and St. Zografakis, who have many years of international experience in the field of Business Management.

The program is designed to introduce trainees into “business management toolkits” for starting a new business in the agricultural sector. After the completion of the program,  trainees will be able to comprehend the importance of the agricultural sector and the realization of economic opportunities therein.

The duration of the programme for 2019 is 36 hours (12 hours of training per geographic region).

The program is for beneficiaries of the "New Agriculture for a New Generation" that have already attended a training round. 

A Certificate of Attendance will be provided at the end of the programme.

 Objective of the Programme

The objective is to provide young farmers with the opportunity to become engaged in agricultural businesses  having received significant financial and legal information on setting up their businesses and marketing their products. During the program, training materials, educational multimedia, and case studies will be provided to the trainees.

Our aim is to strengthen the presence of small & medium agricultural holdings/ businesses in Greece both in domestic and international markets if applicable.

Who it is for 

  • Unemployed young individuals without experience in business management, who have graduated from high school or hold a higher-education degree.
  • Young farmers who own agricultural land and the necessary related equipment.
  • Under-employed young individuals working in agricultural family holdings/businesses.
  • Young farmers working in small and medium-sized enterprises, wishing to develop agro-touristic services and products.

Curriculum

The curriculum includes the following topics:

  • Processing, quality control, product development
  • Marketing, communication
  • Case study
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Veterinary & environmental topics
  • Construction, infrastructure and equipment in livestock farming 

Area of action of the 2019 training cycle

  • Trikala (November 22-23, 2019)
  • Mouzaki (November 22-23, 2019)
  • Elassona (November 23-24, 2019)

Duration of action

The duration is 36 hours of training in each of the geographic areas concerned.

  • 12 hours for 56 young people wishing to become involved in the field of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (Trikala).
  • 12 hours for 32 young people who want to get involved in livestock farming (Mouzaki).
  • 12 hours for 55 young people who also wish to get involved in livestock farming (Elassona).

Attendance is mandatory.

Further information

Artemis Rigou
Project Management Office (PMO) of New Farming for the New Generation
Agricultural University of Athens, 75, Iera Odos Street, Athens, 11855, tel.: 210-5294963, 210-5294964