The training program is designed and implemented by the Agricultural University of Athens, under the scientific guidance of a host of experienced university professors headed by Prof. Epaminondas Paplomatas , with many years of extensive experience in Plant Pathology, Dept. Of Crop Science.
The training program titled “Experimental Farm”, offers training in1. Precision Agriculture, Greenhouse and Hydroponic Crops (1 group on December 2019 & 1 group on January 2020)
(e.x the production, processing and marketing of these plant species) to 200 young people every year.
The training program has a duration of 160 hours, of which 32 hours are allocated to theory and 128 hours are allocated to practical training in the experimental field at the Kopaida premises.
A Certificate of Attendance is provided at the end of the program.
Objective of the Program
The objective of the program is to inspire as many young people as possible in order to boost the agri-food sector of Greece with new open-minded young people properly educated who have acquired the spirit of innovation. (Ex. do business in the area of medicinal and aromatic plants, thus contributing to the sustainability of the countryside).
At the same time, it aims to strengthen the presence of Greek young farmers both in the domestic and international markets.
Who it is for
Area of action of the 2019-20 training cycle
Location Experimental Farm Kopaida, Voiotia
Duration of action
Classes are held for 3 days per course
Attendance is mandatory.
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