SIGMA is a key partner in the new awarded EU-funded project “Farmer – Farms Risk Management to Enhance Resilience” under Erasmus+ KA2 – Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training program.
5 partners from 4 EU countries have joined the FaRMER consortium: Agricultural University of Athens, Greece, SIGMA BUSINESS NETWORK from Greece, Consulai the largest consulting firm in the agribusiness, farming and forestry sectors in Portugal, Food Scale Hub an Impact Venture Studio working to accelerate the shift towards tech-enabled innovations in the agrifood sector in Serbia and EUGENE GLOBAL a Consulting firm from Cyprus.
The key objectives of FaRMER Project are:
- Empower farmers’ risk culture and perception in a plain risk language easily comprehensible from all individuals working in the agri-food sector regardless of their educational background.
- Enhance target groups’ resilience, productivity, and competitiveness through the evolution of their risk management competence and capabilities in relation to their business operations and management.
- Develop analytical, cross-referencing and deductive reasoning skills of Farmers to help them navigate through the complexities and ever-changing nature of Farming business;
The project targets Farmers, Agricultural associations, Agricultural cooperatives, Agricultural consultants as well as VET and Training providers in the farming sector.