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 Professor Maria Papafotiou, with many years of extensive experience in the training of professional farmers.
The training program titled “Propagation material for ornamentals, vegetables, crops, and trees”, offers training in the production and proper handling of propagation material of the above-mentioned crops in two groups of 20 young people (in two areas, 20 beneficiaries/area) who will be trained and informed for all the latest developments if this sector.
The training program has a duration of 100 hours, of which 30 hours are allocated to theory and 70 hours are allocated to practical training in the field.
A Certificate of Attendance is provided at the end of the program.
Objective of the Program
The objective of the program is to give young farmers the opportunity to be actively involved in the sector of propagation material for ornamentals, vegetables, crops and trees, and this way they will contribute in the sustainability of the countryside, in the development of skills and knowledge which will prove useful in the business in which they are working for or to found their own business.
At the same time, it aims to strengthen the presence of the production of propagation material of Greece both in the domestic and international markets.
Who it is for
The curriculum includes the following, by way of example:
Area of action of the 2019-20 training cycle
Duration of action
6 months (January to June 2020)
Attendance is mandatory.
Classes are held for 4 or 5 days every 20-25 days (approximately).
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