» ERASMUS+ Project:
Training and exchange of experiences on organic and biodynamic agriculture
Merckens development support gmbh acts as project coordinator for transnational projects funded under the ERASMUS+ program of the European Union.
This includes the ERASMUS+ project with the Spanish association Asociación Agro-Cultura Con Respeto (Con Respeto). The project started in November 2021 and will run until April 2023.
The aim of the project is to provide training and exchange of experience on organic and biodynamic agriculture to consultants and other actors along the agricultural value chain. The focus lies on aspects of sustainable agricultural production, environmental protection, and a fair economic return in the value chain. (Farm to fork approach).
Three main activities will be carried out within the project:
- Training modules are being developed for agricultural technicians to become agricultural advisors. A digital learning and exchange platform is also being developed.
- Conduct pilot courses for advisors in Germany and Spain to test the developed modules.
- In each partner country, three networking events are organised for different actors in theagri-food sector.