Meet our partners
FarmFit Event is organized by VNU Europe in partnership with many top notch institutions:
CEJA acts as a forum for communication between young farmers and European decision-makers. Its main objective is to promote a younger and more innovative agricultural sector across the EU-27 and to create good working and living conditions for young people setting up in farming and those who are already “young farmers”.
Rural Youth Europe (RYEurope) is an European Non-Governmental Organisation for rural youth. Established in 1957, it functions as an umbrella for youth organisations working to promote and activate young people in the countryside. It provides international training possibilities and works as an intermediary between national organisations, youth organisations and public institutions on an European level. Rural Youth Europe is a member-led organisation: democratically constituted and led by young people for young people.
Nuffield International Farming Scholars inspires people to make a difference in the world of agriculture.
With a history that dates back to 1947, this global scheme is focused on growing the most critical resource the agriculture industry has: people. The Nuffield International Farming Scholars program is a unique global network of farmers and agri-professionals that focuses on personal capacity building, excellence in agricultural production, distribution, research and management, and local, national and global thought leadership.
SmartAgriHubs is a €20 M EU project under the Horizon 2020 instrument, and brings together a consortium of well over 164 partners in the European agri-food sector. The project aims to realise the digitisation of European agriculture by fostering an agricultural innovation ecosystem dedicated to excellence, sustainability and success.
Youth Ag Summit (YAS) 2021 is a project by Bayer in cooperation with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Networkand Babele to take concrete action on one of humanity’s most pressing problems: how to feed a hungry planet? 100 delegates aged 18-25 from around the globe meet in a comprehensive virtual program that comprises two conference days, a 10-week idea incubator-YAS University program, mentoring, peer-to-peer review of ideas and projects, award competitions and more. We are open for applications now and until June 30, 2021!
YPARD, the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development, has a mission to serve as the collective global platform enabling young professionals (under 40) to realize their full potential and contribute towards innovative agricultural development. YPARD is a movement of young professionals. It creates spaces for deliberation and interaction. At the heart of YPARD as a movement are its members, who are encouraged to become active in their area, spread the news about YPARD to other young professionals, encourage a stronger voice of youth in their own organizations and share their views and ideas with other young professionals in the network.
In this manner, IoF2020 paves the way towards data-drive farming that is capable of providing higher production yields in a more sustainable and environmentally-responsible fashion, while also making the European farming sector more competitive in an increasingly globalized world.
between young people across Europe who have a longstanding personal or professional interest
in rural matters, entrepreneurship, land ownership
and management of the countryside.