Project name: E-FARMER – new technologies in support of agriculture in the cross-border region



Lead Partner: Yambol Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Partner from Turkey: Association of Young Entrepreneurs – Edirne

Duration: 12 months (2007 – 2008)

The main goal of the project: building adequate capacity to use the opportunities of information technology and creating effective tools for information exchange between farmers from the cross-border regions of Yambol – Edirne.

Specific objectives:

  • To exchange experience between agricultural producers, institutions and organizations from the cross-border regions of Bulgaria and Turkey, for different ways of using information technologies and e-services in support of agriculture;
  • To transfer knowledge and good practices between the two countries, to build adequate capacity to use the capabilities of Information Technology;
  • Create effective tools for the exchange of information between farmers from cross-border regions;
  • To improve the knowledge and skills of farmers for the practical use of information technology and e-services for agricultural development;
  • To create added value in the sector and the region through cross-border cooperation and human resources development.