On  21st and 22nd June 2017, more than 200 companies, associations and organisations will be presenting what they have to offer in the organic agriculture arena at the first ever nationwide Organic Field Days.

The 3rd edition of Organic Innovation Days will take place from 15th to 17th of November 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

After the success of the 2015 edition, the French Chambers of Agriculture is pleased to announce the sixth edition and the 10th year of Tech&Bio, the European professional show about organic and alternative farming techniques. Tech&Bio will be held on the 20th and 21st of September 2017 in Drôme, France’s number one organic département.

EUFRAS members and interested parties are invited to take part in CECRA trainings organized by TEAGASC - accridated CECRA Module provider. 

2017 CECRA Training Schedule

Simply click on the module title to register.

Module TitleModuleVenueDate
Facilitation and Discussion Group Management
Learn the principles of group faciliation and how to successfull apply a variety of techniques.
9 Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry 8 - 9 June 2017
Personality Development/My advisory profile
Learn how to reflect on your own understanding of advisory work and their own behaviour as an advisor.
1 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15 - 16 June 2017
Self and Time Management
Learn how to set priorities and organise your work and reflect on and refine your own work behaviour.
5 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 22 - 23 June 2017
Communication/client relations
Become familiar with the basics of communication and master the advisory interview.
2 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 29 - 30 June 2017
Arrangement of Advisory Processes
Learn about systemic thinking in the context of advisory work and how to get the most from an advisory visit.
7 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 6 - 7 July 2017
Facilitation and Discussion Group Management
Learn the principles of group faciliation and how to successfull apply a variety of techniques.
9 Teagasc, Mellowes College, Athenry 28 - 29 September 2017
Rhetoric and Presentation Skills
Learn the skill of presentation and how to structure a technical lecture. Learn how to manage disturbances.
4 Teagasc, Training and Conference Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 5 - 6 October 2017
Self and Time Management
Learn how to set priorities and organise your work and reflect on and refine your own work behaviour.
5 Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork 19 - 20 October 2017
Arrangement of Advisory Processes
Learn about systemic thinking in the context of advisory work and how to get the most from an advisory visit.
7 Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork 19 - 20 October 2017
Team work and team leadership
Learn the principles of team leadership and how to effectively assemble, use and motivate teams.
3 Teagasc, Oak Park, Co. Carlow 19 - 20 October 2017
Marketing and Public Relations
Learn how to successfully promote yourself and your business using various communication media and channels.
10 Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork 19 - 20 October 2017

Course fee: €300

If you have a question about any of the courses above please email connected@teagasc.ie 

EUFRAS Members and interested parties are invited to consider a possibility to participate in the online course "Challenges of Organic Arable Farming" that will be held from 03 April to 30 June, 2017.

Subcategories

EUFRAS network is engaged in two of Horizon2020 projects - Ok-Net Arable and Fertinnowa. 


EUFRAS is taking a coordinating role in rural advisor qualification and certification in Europe by joining the IALB competence development standard CECRA (Certificate for European Consultants in Rural Areas). On the 15th of June within the 54th IALB Conference and 3rd EUFRAS Meeting in Solothurn, Switzerland EUFRAS Chairman of the Board Tom Kelly and IALB President Edda Albers signed the Cooperation and Usage Agreement on CECRA between IALB and EUFRAS, that constitutes the basis of the involvement of EUFRAS in CECRA. 

A good number of EUFRAS member organizations already pronounced interest to become CECRA partner (Regional Certification Body) and/or CECRA Module Provider, being partner in the pending Erasmus+ application “Upscaling CECRA” or having actively participated in the CECRA-Workshop in April 2015 in Landshut. It is also planned to deliver fast track training the trainer event for very experienced trainers within EUFRAS membership who are keen to start the training process.

The Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Centre, LRATC offered to host the EUFRAS CECRA Office.

EUFRAS CECRA office
Rīgas iela 34, Ozolnieki, Ozolnieku pagasts, Ozolnieku novads, LV-3018, Latvija
Tel.: +371 63050220
Fax: +371 63022264
E-Mail: liga.cimermane@llkc.lv

Details on CECRA are described at www.cecra.net