Kicro

"KICRO - Knowledge and Identification of CROp diseases for sustainable food safety"

Project Description

The aim of the project is to provide the fruit growing sector with tools to improve their knowledge and better identify crop diseases (pathological and physiological) and their causes. So, the target groups, which include farmers and packinghouses’ staff, are vocational education and training (VET) that will receive the new tools (educational material and E- learning platform) developed by this project. The E-learning platform may be also used by any other groups or organisations at local, regional, national, or European level of the fruit growing sector. So, any person or organization working in the fruit growing sector (farmers, collectors, packinghouses’ staff) can benefit from that. Since the material will be available in any format (Word, and PowerPoint), and the E-learning platform (website or online tool) will be freely available for the public
under an open license, without cost or limitations, the project’s results will be an easy tool to use for several stakeholders. The material of the E-learning platform will be created by each partner according to the crops and diseases selection carried out at the beginning of the project implementation, which means that they will deliver the science to the stakeholders in an understandable, easier and interesting way for them.

Impact

The project result’s will be equally spread among all farmers and packinghouses’ staff of cluster of stakeholders, also other partners, local and national organizations and public institutions.The potential impact of this project is that all partners will have an available, free and easy to use, online E-learning platform to share with their network. The content of the E-learning platform (educational material) may be also used by any other groups or organizations at local, regional, national or European level of the fruit growing sector. Although partners will design the content of the chapters according to the crops and diseases that need more attention for the sector, this will be done thanks to the crops and diseases selection will give a detailed view of the current knowledge and skills of crop diseases in the fruit growing sector.
Therefore, any person or organization working in the fruit growing sector (farmers, collectors, packinghouses’ staff) can benefit from that. Besides, the material will be available in any format (Word, and PowerPoint), and the E-learning platform (website or online tool) will be freely available for the public under an open license, without cost or limitations, so it will be a easy tool to use for the stakeholders.

Our Role

Balkan Bridge (BG)
– Evaluation of the pilot test training to stakeholders (A11)
– Organization of one multiplier event in Bulgaria

Project Results

WP1: Project Management

WP2: Crops and diseases selection

WP3: Educational material

WP4: Training

WP5: Dissemination & Exploitation

Project Details

Topic: -Environment and climate change
            -Agriculture, forestry and fisheries
            -Development of training courses
Programme: Erasmus+
Sector: KA220- Cooperation partnerships in vocational education and training
Project ID: KA220-VET-F5E7DFB8
Website: To be Updated
Start Date: To be Updated
End Date: To be Updated
Total Grand: 250,000.00 €

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

Partnership

🇵🇱Międzynarodowa Akademia Nauk Stosowanych w Łomży

🇧🇬 Balkan Bridge

🇮🇹 COSVITEC SOCIETA CONSORTILE ARL

🇬🇷 ANONYMI EMPORIKI ETERIA IDON DIATROFIS

🇨🇾 ORGANIZATION FOR SUSTAINABLE EDUCATION AND ACTIVE LEARNING

🇵🇱 The Polish Farm Advisory and Training Centre not- for-profit Sp. z o. o.

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