Apply for Rural Youth and Young Farmers Workshop

Deadline: 20 September 2015
Open to: young people interested in the topic involved in or linked to initiatives related to rural areas and/or farming
Venue: 22 – 25 October 2015, Warmonderhof Dronten , The Netherlands

Description

Forum Synergies will organise, in collaboration with the Future Farmers Movement, a Rural Youth and Young Farmers Workshop from 22 to 25 October 2015 in beautiful countryside of the Netherlands.

Participation of an active youth force in rural economies and local development is usually limited by:

  • Lack of preconditions and preparatory actions for return of youth to rural areas;
  • Difficulty to get access to land & finance, both for youth and for young farmers;
  • Low level of quality vocational and non vocational education in rural areas;
  • Lack of appropriate support for youth and young farmers’ activities in rural areas.

Eligibility

Young people interested in the topic involved in or linked to initiatives related to rural areas and/or farming.

Costs

Due to support offered by Fondation de France and Fondation Charles Leopold Mayer, food and accommodation are providedPartial reimbursements of travel costs will be available to participants who could otherwise could not attend the gathering.

Application

In order to apply you should fill in the online application form latest by 20 September 2015.

For more information please visit the official website.

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