• • • AGRINNO – assisting young people in Serbia-Hungary border area to engage in agriculture
Introducing an innovative approach to entrepreneurship in agriculture and educating people in rural areas in new crop growing technologies are the two main objectives of the AGRINNO project – Agriculture innovation towards growth and employment in crossborder region – co-funded by the EU within the Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Hungary-Serbia 2014-2020.
The project is implemented by the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops in Novi Sad, the Provincial Secretariat for Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management as the leading partner, and the European Affairs Fund of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, on the Serbian side, and the Nonprofit Ltd. from the Csongrád County, on the Hungarian side. The project was launched in mid-July 2018 and will run through 30 November 2019. Project’s total value stands at EUR325,536.75, EUR252,849.90 of which have been donated by the EU.
Project activities include workshops, roundtables, two major seminars and an international conference. Also, farmers will take study trips where they will meet their Hungarian counterparts, exchange experience and broaden their knowledge, mainly in the field of product placement.