AGRO - Sustainable Agricultural Entrepreneurship for Young Workers in Africa and Europe

AGRO is a youth project which aims to promote cooperation between young people from Europe and Africa in the agricultural sector.

For this reason it organizes capacity building training courses in a great variety of themes including Entrepreneurship and Business Skills in the agricultural sector, agriculture of specific typical products and Successful Examples of agricultural businesses leaded by young people. Three capacity building courses are being organized throughout the project in three different countries (Italy, Cameroon and Ghana) and one e-learning course addressed to young people and youth workers all over the world.

The aim of these courses is to improve the knowledge and skills of young workers, improving the social inclusion of young people who have difficulty finding work, with the aim of further promoting the development of business initiatives by young people, in different areas of agriculture

The project's lead applicant is Svimed - EuroMediterranean Center for Sustainable Development, settled in Sicily- Ragusa and the partnership is composed by other 4 organisations from Italy, Greece, Cameroon and Ghana.

The project AGRO is funded under the Erasmus + Programme - Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices - Capacity Building in the field of youth.

AGRO project in the Italian National Radio

During the 1st training course which was organized in Modica on July 2015, AGRO project was presented in the national radio show “Un’ Altra Europa” (Another Europe). The interview was given by the coordinator of the project Emilia Arabito and the Greek participant Dora Fetsi”. Listen to the interview (in Italian) here 


Buea, here we come!

The 2nd training course of the AGRO project is approaching. Between 2 and 7 February, partners’ staff members and youth workers from Italy, Greece, Cameroon and Ghana will meet in Buea (Cameroon). Find more information about the city that will host us here

This project is co-funded by the European Commission. This publication reflects the views of the author only and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use of the information contained therein

Contact Details

Contact the Coordinator of the project

Name: Emilia Arabito


Organisation: SVIMED

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