Project name: JOINT CROSS-BORDER MOBILE AGRICULTURAL LABORATORY AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER – FOR SUSTAINABLE AGROBUSINESS

Program: Bulgaria-Turkey IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program / CCI No: 2007CB16IPO008 /

Website: http://yambiz.com/mobilab/

Lead Partner: Babaeski Trading Exchange, Republic of Turkey

Partner from Bulgaria: Yambol Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bulgaria

Duration: 18 months (2013 – 2015)

The main goal of the project: to create conditions for sustainable economic and social development of the cross-border area in the sector of those engaged in agricultural production, to ensure a better life and well-being of people by building material conditions and adequate capacity among entrepreneurs, farmers and farmers, business associations and local authorities, on the basis of in-depth research and analysis of the current state of natural and human resources, providing advice, laboratory analysis, lifelong learning, information and practical exchange of knowledge and experience.

 

Specific objectives:

  • research, study, analysis and assessment of the state of natural and human resources on the territory of the cross-border area and identification of the needs for consulting, laboratory agro-analyzes, lifelong learning, information and practical exchange of knowledge and experience for accelerated development;
  • building material conditions and adequate capacity among consultants, entrepreneurs, farmers and agricultural producers, business associations and local authorities, by creating and furnishing a joint MOBILE AGRICULTURAL LABORATORY AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER for the use of new technologies as effective tools for development and modern and the human potential of those employed in it
  • exchange of experience between entrepreneurs and business support institutions from the cross-border region in order to use modern and contemporary productions, new technologies and services in the agricultural sector;
  • implementation of knowledge transfer through consultations, training and good practices between the two countries in order to build adequate cross-border capacity to use the opportunities of people, natural resources and technology;
  • creation of effective tools for exchange of business information in the cross-border region;
  • creating added value in the sector and the region through cross-border cooperation and human resources development.