Start date: Jan 18, 2016,
End date: Aug 17, 2016
"Agro Youth Camp" is an Erasmus + - Key Action 1 within mobility projects for young workers, organized by Asturias Agroalimentarian Cooperatives between dates 5 to 11 June 2016, in the city of Oviedo. It has the following participating countries Spain, Italy,Latvia, UK and Turkey with 4 participants for each partner entity plus the trainer and qualified staff team in Spain (2 instructors, 1 facilitatorsy 4 participants, for a total of 7 people).The project aims to improve the skills of technical staff who is currently working with or want to start working on programs promoting rural recovery through the active participation of young people, promoting networking of youth associations in rural areas and the creation of an international network based on the revival of rural areas by presenting its resources and benefits to young people.This project is intended as a last end thereof, to support the creation of an international network of youth organizations to fight for the development and promotion of youth associations in rural areas, as a resource for the recovery of these spaces as a way of life that is leading to the sustainability of all the stakeholders or social agents involved.This international network does not pretend to be but a springboard for the subsequent creation of an international observatory to study in depth the characteristics and idiosyncrasies of young people in rural areas, so that the exchange of knowledge and transfer of know-how will be fostered, resulting in better and more effective policies or programs of action.The main objectives are:1- To promote the creation of youth associations in rural areas as a resource to recover and revitalize these areas.2- To strengthen and empower youth, bringing them back to rural areas and presenting thema as dynamic agents inside community.3- Enhancing rural areas as a place of sustainable community-wide meeting.4- To promote and publicize the resources that rural areas offer young people as a means of sustainable living.5- To create an International Network of Youth Associations for the Promotion of the social economy in rural areas.6- To establish an International Observatory on Sustainable Development Youth in rural areas.AYC will take place through a non-formal methodology, using a varied range of tools and methods. "Learning by doing" will be the focus of the program and sessions are carefully planned to address all the necessary elements of active participation.The contribution of expert instructors will enrich the learning of the participants and give them the opportunity to get answers to your questions on the subject. All training will be enriched by the use of non-formal education methods that allow for active participation, group cohesion and safe learning environment. The whole training will be enriched by the use of non-formal education methods that allow active participation, group cohesion and a safe learning environment. The team of trainers covers a great variety of experience adding more value to the topic and enriching the participants experience .
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