Assam training and refresher courses for agrofood chain operators and technicians
Training is essential for the constant acquisition of new expertise and the improvement of managerial skills. Assam is an accredited vocational training provider in traditional as well as in innovative agriculture sectors.
Its courses belong to the training supply of the regional Rural Development Programme (RDP 2007-2013) and, to fulfill some needs of the productive chain, they deal with:
- The quality and agro food sector;
- The animal welfare in livestock farms;
- The horticulture chain and the local market;
- The farm management and marketing.
Each year technical trainings are offered on specific topics such as agronomy on arboreal plants (fruits, olive tree, vine), olive oil and honey professional tasting, pork meat and cheese processing, farms safety.
Multifunctional social agriculture is the core theme of additional courses on social agriculture (agri-kindergarten, active aging), school and urban gardens, educational farms’ workers.
The service collaborates with the Marche Region Agriculture Department. The specific e-learning section of the main Assam website provides enrolled trainees with studying, investigation and practicing material.