Becoming a young farmer in the digital age: case studies on European islands

NEET youths profile in The Azores: What do we know so far? (In English)

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6.July.2020 - 15:00h CET | National stakeholders involvement webinars Francisco Simões (CIS; ISCTE-IUL) NEET youths profile in The Azores: What do we know so far? (In English) This webinar aims at synthesizing the current knowledge about NEETs in The Azores Islands. To do so, the session will start by an analysis of the evolution of NEETs in Europe, Portugal and The Azores, for the past 10 years. Afterwards, three studies that were undertaken in Region will be summarized. These studies…

Estonian Youth Guarantee and Its Values

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13.July.2020 - 15:00h CET | PREMIUM SESSION Heidi Paabort, Kerli Kõiv (Eesti Avatud Noortekeskuste Ühendus) Estonian Youth Guarantee and Its Values Young people who are not in education, employment, or training (NEET) are one of the most important global social challenges (OECD 2011). The European Council (2013) suggested that every Member State should support young people to avoid the subsequent high costs of excluding young people from the labour market, education, and training. In 2013, the European Council approved the…

The perceived prestige of agricultural occupations among youth

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20.July.2020 - 15:00h CET | Online meeting point Miroslava Bavorova (Czech University of Life Sciences Prague) The perceived prestige of agricultural occupations among youth Low prestige of agricultural occupations may result in low interest of youth to work in agriculture. This contributes to the lack of labour in agriculture and to rural-urban migration, problems prevalent worldwide. Not much research has been done to understand the perceived prestige of agricultural occupations. To close this gap, in the project presented, we investigate…

Becoming a young farmer in the digital age: case studies on European islands

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31.July.2020 - 15:00h CET | ONLINE MEETING POINT Ilkay Unay-Gailhard (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)) Becoming a young farmer in the digital age: case studies on European islands The purpose of the webinar meeting is twofold. First, presentation of carried activities during my 3 weeks Short-Term Scientific Mission (STSM) in the Azores Island, as well as at University Institute of Lisbon. This first part of the presentation aims to give insights on the organization of STSM…

Lisbon Conference

ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649, Lisbon

During the COST-Lisbon Conference, Ingrid Schoon (University College of London, UK), Michael Corbett (Acadia University, Canada) and other invited keynote speakers, together with interested scholars and emerging researchers will contribute to the scientific debate of these issues. As the knowledge about rural youth in general – and their education & training, in particular – does not seem to be consolidated among European researchers, the conference has the purpose to shade light on emerging trends and identifying new issues for the…

    COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) is a funding agency for research and innovation networks.
    Our Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation.

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