TRAINING COURSE: “Establish your own agro-farm”

28th January 2022
Aida Hanjalic

PROJECT: “Empowering Youth through Agro-Entrepreneurship“

PLACE AND DATE: Durres (Albania) 1 – 7 March, 2022.

PARTICIPANTS: 24

COUNTRIES: Montenegro, Albania, Serbia, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria

LANGUAGE: The official language of the project is English

ABOUT THE PROJECT

EYAE project aims to empower youth towards innovative green agro-technologies and start up business creation as the main driver to achieve food security and employability in an environmental friendly way through NFE methods.
Our target group is the rural youths because we firmly believe that they are the future of the agricultural sector in participating countries.
Objectives of the project are to educate the youths and train them on sustainable agriculture and entrepreneurship, to promote and support Sustainable Agricultural Enterprises, to develop participant’s competences in planning non formal education and intercultural activities and promoting social inclusion of young people.

ABOUT THE TRAINING COURSE

Agenda: The TC will involve youth workers and leaders who participated in the first project TC, aiming to put the green skills developed in the first TC to practice through the creation of their own business plans in their own local communities. The trainers will share best practices and case studies for the young people to achieve practical solutions and knowledge on how to establish their own businesses and maneuver the labor market. Moreover, the young people will study eco-friendly diversified products through study visits to raise the effectiveness.
Methodology: Non Formal Education methods comprising Ice-Breakers, Team Building activities, Roundtables, Simulations, Workshops, Case-Studies, Team-work aimed at producing a specific section of the “Empowering Youth through Agro- Entrepreneurship” Manual. The manual will contain business models in organic agriculture and case studies realized by the participants.


Participant profile:

  • Aged between 18-35
  • Must be interested and motivated about the project topic
  • Must have supplementary knowledge about agriculture, environmental management, sustainability or other related fields
  • Above average level of English language

ABOUT THE ACCOMMODATION

HOSTEL DURRES

Address: Sheshi Liria, Durrës.
Phone number: +355 69 891 6810
Website: https://www.hosteldurres.com/
Facebook page: https://m.facebook.com/hosteldurres/
Email: hosteldurres@gmail.com
The training course activities will take place in Durrës city and its participants will be accommodated in the confortable Hostel Durrës. Hostel Durrës is a 1930 villa that was completely renovated in 2014. Its location in the heart of the city, at the main square, just across the Main Mosque is the perfect starting point to explore this beautiful city. On a bustling town square near bars and cafes, this relaxed hostel is an 8-minute walk from the 2nd-century Roman Amphitheatre of Durrës, 2 km from ferries at the Port of Durrës and 24 km from Tirana Airport. The dormitory rooms come with 4 or 6 bunk beds and a shared toilet. At Durres Hostel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a bar, a spacious garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge, a shared kitchen and luggage storage. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling.

USEFUL CONTACTS

Meivis Struga – Project Manager of ETMI
Phone Number: +355 692435302 (Whatsapp)
Email: mstruga@etmi-al.org

Ornest Saraci – Contact Person
Phone Number: +355 694768819 (Whatsapp)
Email: ornest.saraci@gmail.com

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