The EU-funded InnovAgroWoMed project will hold its kick-off e-meeting on 16 June 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (CEST).
The e-event, entitled “Disruption in the agri-food sector: sustainable scenarios after covid-19 in the Med Region” will gather representatives of ENI CBC Med Program, representatives of the implementing partners and their associates as well as actors of the agri-food sector: experts, employers organizations’, agri-food union, women business owners, young women especially NEETs (Not in Education, Employment, or Training) and journalists from the 4 Mediterranean partners countries (Italy, Spain, Tunisia and Palestine).
Speakers will focus on the impact of COVID-19 crisis on the agri-food sector by providing a state-of-the-art of current barriers and challenges. They will then present the project, its approach, activities and expected results with the aim to promote the Rural Social Innovation (RSI) model and raise participants awareness’ regarding gender discrimination in the labour market as well as to inform about the project opportunities offered to employers and women employees in the agri-food sector after the COVID-19. Synergies with the other ENI CBC Med program will be highlighted.
The InnovAgroWoMed project aims at stimulating women's labour market participation and entrepreneurship, by harnessing the potential of the agri-food sector and showing a significant level of untapped potential for innovation and growth. This three-year project is funded at 87% by the European Union through the ENI CBC Med Program for a global amount of €2,8 million euros.