AgriICT Regional Summer School

Youth training program centered around activities related to ICT in agriculture

Project Description

Title

AgriICT – V4/WB Regional Summer School for ICT in Agriculture

Acronym

AgriICT

Goals

The aim of this project is to understand the intercultural and regional aspect of ICT in the sustainable agriculture and food technology, through viable pathways to long-term success in V4 and the West Balkan agricultural sector.

Region

V4 Countries, West Balkan

Duration

cca. 6 months

Partners

Discovery R&D Center – consortium leader
Association “Natura Balkanika” – Serbia
Association for Economic Development of Herzegovina REDAH – Bosnia and Herzegovina
Development Policy Foundation – Poland
The Association Centre of Civic Initiatives – Poland
University of Agriculture in Krakow
Local Action-Group “Felső-Homokhátság” – Hungary
Civil Association KRAS – Slovakia
Agricultural Association of Czech Republic – Czech Republic

Project Summary

Discovery R&D Center is organizing a two week youth training program centered around activities related to ICT in agriculture. The attendee’s first task during the Regional Summer School will be to carry out an inventory of all the relevant research programs in Europe and to identify overlaps and gaps in existing research agendas in Western Balkans. They will also compare the research agendas of different programs and exploring existing and potential linkages among them and with agro-industry. The ultimate goal will be to create strategic research agenda for ICTs in agriculture. It will feature a list of future priorities, as agreed by all the partners within the Regional Summer School.

Partners will improve the quality of Western Balkan research and development activities on ICTs in agriculture. It may also help to level up Central and Southern East Europe position in the development of novel ICTs and applications. The program may encourage V4 and WB youth to become more competitive without compromising on quality as well as protecting the agro-environment.

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