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Seminars on Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Tool category
& type


  • Workshops, Seminars, Conferences
  • Keyword(s)

    Communications, Events, Information, National Rural Network


    The Association of Young Farmers of Portugal (AJAP), in cooperation with the Higher Institute of Agronomy (ISA) and the Association for Innovation and Business Development (INOVISA), organized two one-day seminars to present the main findings of the following two projects: "Agricultural Export Sector and Agro-Food: Prospective Analysis and Benchmarking Study" and "Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Rural World, Identification and Dissemination of Good Practices in Agricultural and Agroindustrial Sectors". Both projects promoted innovation and entrepreneurship in rural areas. The seminars were a good opportunity to raise awareness of the public on these main topics.

    & RDP Region(s)


  • [PT] National Level
  • Main purpose

    The seminars aimed at informing people on the results of research projects that were supported by the Portuguese National Rural Network. Their objective was to disseminate information and to generate a debate on the main topics of interest: entrepreneurship and innovation in rural areas.

    tools used

    Website, PowerPoint presentations, publications, Facebook event application

    Target audience

    EAFRD Beneficiaries:

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

  • Rural Development Stakeholders:

  • NRNs
  • Managing Authorities
  • Other Government
  • LAGs
  • Other Rural Development Stakeholders

  • General Audience:

  • Students
  • Youth
  • General Public
  • Urban Population
  • Rural Population
  • Other General Audience
  • Technical information

    Two one-day seminars were organised in Lisbon. The language used was Portuguese. The agenda focused mainly on presenting in details the results of the two projects.

    Date produced


    Cost range

    €5 000 to €9 999


    The Association of Young Farmers of Portugal (AJAP)

    Distribution & Promotion

    The Association of Young Farmers of Portugal (AJAP)
    Portuguese National Rural Network

    Assessment of effectiveness

    The seminars gathered around a hundred of participants and encouraged discussions on the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship and export of Portuguese agricultural produce, and also generated ideas on how to improve the CAP post-2013.

    Name of organisation

    The Association of Young Farmers of Portugal (AJAP)

    Type of

    Rural organisation

    Partner organisation(s)

    Higher Institute of Agronomy
    Association for Innovation and Business Development


    Name of contact person

    Ricardo Brito Paes - President


    Rua D. Pedro V, 108 – 2º Andar
    1269-128 Lisboa


    +351 21 324 49 70