Improving Skills for Smartfarming as an Innovative Tool for Rural Development and Economic Growth (SmartFarmer)

Agreement No. LLP-LdV-ToI-13-CY-1671317

Project No. 2013-1-CY1-LE005-03114


The project aims the creation and development of a training programme, a long term superfood electronic platform and a printed guide book. The purpose of those outputs is to enhance the dissemination and transfer of knowledge and innovation in the specialized agriculture areas of the selected superfoods.


Partnership: 7 partners from 5 countries

Lead Partner: Agricultural Research Institute (Cyprus)


 Cyprus University of Technology (CUT – Cyprus)

Union “Farmers Parliament” (ZSA – Latvia)

Harokopio University of Athens (HUA – Greece)

 M.A.G.I. – Greek Superfoods Cooperation (M.A.G.I. – Greece)

Development and Innovation Network (RCDI – Portugal)

Fundacion Maimona (FM – Spain)


In this project the ZSA with their experience, knowledge and ideas in training will:

–      present to the project partners the curriculum, training tool and other results of the Leonardo da Vinci project ProudFarmer

–      share ideas and experience in teaching methods and practical training;

–      carry out needs analysis in Latvia;

–      adapt and update the curriculum and (e-)learning materials to the current needs of Latvia and project target group;

–      pilot test the adapted training programme in Latvia

–      dissemination of the results




Updated Methodological Training Tool in Marketing

Trainers Handbook and Learner’s Guide  – methodological guidelines for trainers on the delivery of the training programme, and for the trainees that might be studying the learning materials independently.

Translated updated material in LV

Electronic platform:


Duration – 2 years

Budget: 21 161 EUR


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