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eTomato - a new like-minded initiative

Addressing the needs of farmers and agriculture through training activities

The University of Foggia has recently taken the lead of another relevant EU project addressing the needs of farmers and agriculture: eTOMATO is an Erasmus+ funded project comprising of three SKIN partners (UNIFG, UGENT, & TINADA), which aims at training the academia and the rural sector in the field of Multifunctional Agriculture. The current educational offer suffers in fact of the adequate training to shape modern farmers: to this, multifunctionality helps coping with today’s challenges related to environmental threats, increased competition and so forth.

The project has been inspired by practices presented in SKIN, as the shorter the food chains, the broader and better diversified the activities farmers undertake to cover the roles usually performed by others. For further info, check the eTOMATO website for relevant updates and deliverables, subscribe to the newsletter and connect through your favourite social media.

SKIN
 

Short supply chain knowledge and innovation network

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under grant agreement N.728055