The final conference and training course of the project “AGRO – Sustainable Agricultural Entrepreneurship for Young Workers in Africa and Europe” were held at Accra, Ghana, from 05th to 11th September 2016, organized by the hosting orrganization File Ghana (Ghana), in cooperation with PRISM – Associazione di Promozione Internazionale Sicilia Mondo (Italy), SVIMED – Centro Euromediterraneo per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile (Italy), CCREAD – Centre for Community Regeneration and Development (Cameroon), Action Synergy S.A (Greece).

The project AGRO is funded under the Erasmus + Programme – Key Action 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth, it aims to enhance the knowldege and skills of young workers related to rural entrepreneurship and to promote cooperation between Europe and Africa organizations that are active in the field of youth.

The job shadowing offered an outstanding opportunity for reciprocal learning, intercultural dialogue and exchange of experiences in the field of rural development, by gaining insight into day-to-day activities of the hosting organization File Ghana.

Activities included field trips and visit to community projects and agro-entreprises in rural areas of the Accra and Eastern region, including cocoa and coco farms, meeting with local stakeholders and farmers, sessions to explore reciprocal opportunities for synergies and cooperation, a cultural tour in Cape Coast.

Our true gratitude to Mrs Theresa Kunlie and all File Ghana hosting team for this memorable learning experience.

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