DEMETRA, is a project dedicated to the creation of those conditions that will enable women in rural areas to be involved in the agricultural sector and showcase entrepreneurial activity in the aforementioned sector. By providing the tools for educating women on agricultural entrepreneurship, and offer them the ability to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and skills, the project aspires to become a milestone and a point of future reference for women in the field of agripreneurship. On the whole, the project addresses the need to better understand existing and needed competences of women in rural areas with regards to agricultural entrepreneurship and promote a more inclusive context for their participation in the field. At the same time, this project, is the consortium’s response to the need of these women for education through a specifically designed innovative curriculum, platform and a mentoring scheme reflecting on women’s current needs on agricultural entrepreneurship training and also a response to lack of resources for VET providers on the topic.
of the agricultural labour force in EU are women
have part-time jobs in the field
of total EU farm managers are women
of women students study Agriculture