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49 educational institutions take part in the 2nd open competition among the rural schools of Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions of the Republic of Belarus, the «School Garden» as an educational platform for modern safe agricultural technologies».

 

Dear friends of the project "In My Homeland"!

From March to September 2019, the public organization “Green Cross Belarus” will implement a pilot initiative of the “School Garden” project, called “Watermelon and His Friends”.

 

To conduct an independent external assessment of the results of the implementation of the International Technical Support Project “Development of the Capacity of Family Clubs in the Chernobyl Zone in order to Improve Social and Economic Situation”.

At the end of November 2018, representatives of the John Paul II Foundation - Italian partners of the EU4Youth project: “School Garden” for Agricultural Entrepreneurship, funded by the European Union, visited Belarus with a working visit. During working meetings with representatives of the Belarussian side - employees of the public organization Green Cross Belarus - discussed issues of cooperation, difficulties in the implementation of the latest agricultural technologies and current trends in agricultural entrepreneurship.

 

The educational tour of partners from Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova under the “School Garden” project to Italy took place from 12 to 20 November. During this time, the trip participants were able to visit Grosseto Export, OL.MA, CORTONA- LE CAPEZZINE, FICO, John Paul II Foundation (JPIIF).

The first place where the project partners went was Grosseto Export, a non-profit consortium, operating since 1974 in the province of Grosseto. It performs advertising services and various events for associated companies in the food and non-food sectors.

The results of the full-time tour of the 1st open competition «School Garden» as an educational platform for modern safe agricultural technologies» among schools of  Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions, which have school gardens or plan to create them, took place in the educational center of  Green Cross Belarus (Kryukovschina, Smolevichsky district) November 5-6, 2018.

 

The first stage of the open competition «School Garden» as an educational platform for modern safe agricultural technologies», in which rural schools from Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions took part, was completed.

Schools in Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions that have school gardens or plan to create them are invited to participate in the competition, which is held within the framework of the project «School Garden».

 

On 28 and 29 August, on the basis of the educational center of Green Cross Belarus, there was a presentation of the International Technical Assistance project «School Garden» Network of Business Incubators for the development of modern agricultural entrepreneurship, professional and social growth of young people in poor and suffering rural communities».