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Academic youth Forum for Rural Areas promoting agriculture and rural development in Poland

Tool category
& type


  • Workshops, Seminars, Conferences
  • Keyword(s)

    Agriculture, Capacity building, Education, Rural population, Thematic, Young people


    Academic Forum for Rural Areas is a great opportunity to get different stakeholders together in order to boost innovative agriculture in Poland. Organised as a series of conferences in universities and during fairs dedicated to rural development, shares knowledge about new technologies and information about European Funds. Its target public are representatives of local government, youth and teachers. Academic Forum is a part of Rural Youth Association – a social movement gathering young people from rural areas. Association also participate to the Youth Rural Network program which is financed by European Funds.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [PL] National Level
  • Main purpose

    Its aim is to educate both youth and adults living on rural areas about entrepreneurship, cultural heritage, environment and agriculture. It disseminates information about events, and organizes competitions, conferences, trainings that support young people to enhance their skills and gain more experience in rural development from a European perspective.

    tools used

    Website of Rural Youth Association and other events organised by the Association.

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

  • Other rural businesses
  • Women
  • Youth
  • Other EAFRD Beneficiaries

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • LAGs
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Students
  • Youth
  • General Public
  • Rural Population
  • Technical information

    Agenda of the Forum generally contains introductory notes for the main themes, and panel discussions around the key issues on the agenda (e.g. lifelong learning for youth and adults, renewable energy, innovation and science in agriculture). It closes with a plenary session.

    Date produced

    2009, 2010

    Cost range

    up to €4 999


    Youth Rural Association

    Distribution & Promotion

    Youth Rural Association

    Name of organisation

    Youth Rural Association

    Type of


    Partner organisation(s)

    National Rural Network


    Name of contact person

    Michał Modrzejewski- President


    ul. Nowy Świat 19 lok. 17
    00-029 Warszawa


    +48 (22) 826 11 68