Apprendiceship for farmers

An Apprenticeship for farmers (50 hours) is expected and will take place from January to February 2014. The Apprenticeship includes theory classes with Professors from the Agricultural University of Catania; practical study on the experimental lots of the demo center; visits to local companies. ECTS will be approved according to the membership authority. The stage Program … Continue reading


Action E5 has begun with Educational Activities in schools. The didactic itinerary thought for elementary, secondary and upper schools of the area of Vittoria and Gela, will last three years and some letters of intent have been signed with some schools, such as the Istituto Comprensivo San Biagio, Istituto Agrario e Scuola elementare “F. Traina”, all … Continue reading

Work Station about Agriculture and Biodiversity leading up to the Project Life+ “Leopoldia”

On October 1st 2013 has taken place the Work Station about Agriculture and Biodiversity leading up to the Project Life+ “Leopoldia”. Representatives of the Farmers Associations have been invited, together with Professional Orders, Managers of the Department of Infrastructural Interventions for Agriculture of the Regional Department of Agricultural and Food Resources, particularly the UOS of Comiso … Continue reading

“Agriculture and Biodiversity”? A new developement perspective!

This is the idea emerged at the Convention organized in Gela on Friday 4th by the University of Catania, LIPU and DRAFD inside the Life+ Leopoldia Project. The initiative has been very successful thanks to the presence of the delegates of local institutions, the highly qualified lecturers, a group of agriculture technicians and operators and the … Continue reading