First Workshop of the EU4Shepherds project

The partners of the EU4SHEPHERDS project held last 28th April the workshop C1: "Analysis of Training needs and barriers for an updated curricula for professional shepherds", coordinated by the partner FUNDACION MONTE MEDITERRANEO (FMM), and carried out online due to the current health situation.

The data presented and discussed by the partners were:

  1. Diagnosis of the current situation of VET for pastoralism and extensive livestock farming in the partners' countries.
  2. The existing training offer related to extensive livestock farming in each country.
  3. General aspects of the interviews carried out with owners of extensive sheep and / or shepherds.
  4. SWOT analysis.
  5. Needs detected in each country: training needs related to production techniques; training needs derived from the management of extensive livestock farms; training needs derived from the valorisation of production; training needs derived from the application of new technologies; training needs derived from the regulatory framework and other training needs derived from the surveys carried out.

The information presented will be used for the following stages of the Intellectual Output number 1: "Shepherds Curricula".