CPIP – COMUNITATEA PENTRU INVATAREA PERMANENTA is active in educational, agricultural and social fields, being involved in developing new educational programs. Our organization provides information and advice for: career guidance, training of trainers, counseling and training, labour market integration and empowerment of people living in rural areas, minorities, immigrants, disadvantaged groups, gender equality mainstreaming. We have a lot of experience in the field of agriculture, being partners in various projects regarding the development of the living conditions for farmers from rural, remote and disadvantaged areas, offering them a solution for additional incomes.
CPIP particularly focuses on the development of rural areas, contributing to the well-being and quality of life of local population. The organization will provide its expertise in order to offer support to the target groups, by innovating and increasing the quality and range of training, including new technologies and use of ICT tools. CPIP promotes the empowerment of people with poor living conditions, helping them achieve personal fulfilment, by transfering the necessary skills and competencies, for the development of a competitive labor market.
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University (COMU)- Turkey was founded in 1992, with its new status and intake from Turkey’s large youth population, the university developed quickly in terms of the number of students, staff and facilities, spurring the opening of new faculties and colleges. The university has over 40,000 students participating in a wide variety of programs taught by 1650 academic staff in 11 faculties, 2 polytechnic colleges and 11 vocational colleges.
Teaching vision as the COMU department of Animal Science is to have training emphasizing general techniques in animal science field and have successful graduates that are able to disseminate and apply their knowledge and solving problems in mentioned sector. Research vision of department includes focus on poultry, bee, goat, cattle, and other species. An important part of the project staffs have been working as a professional beekeepers in their sectors and they have high quality different certificates in this field.The University has large experience in EU projects and it is particularly effective in agricultural projects.
ARID LACJUM- Poland is a private NGO, working in the vocational educational field. Association’s main goal is to promote and enterprise through lifelong learning. ARID LACJUM, through a dynamic team of young scientists provides a comprehensive package of services addressing the needs of modern Polish enterprises especially on matters like innovation and technology. ARID LACJUM identified, from the initial steps of its operations, the need for creating links between the Poland economy and the wider European market and put great emphasis on the exploitation of the potentials created by the accession of Polish in the European Union.
ARID LACJUM offers a variety of services to the public, as well as the private sector of Poland. It has also started to actively participate in international schemes, through a well established network of partners abroad, based on the intense past experience of its founder.
ARID LACJUM participated in a few international multilateral projects mostly in the frame of Life Long Learning Programme.
Balıkesir University- Turkey was established in 1992 to coordinate higher education institutions within the province. It has ten faculties, five research institutes, twenty vocational colleges, and ten research centers. The University has 37.000 higher education students, and 1800 academic staff. It has veterinary faculty and agricultural research institutes on plant and animal production, vocational high schools containing plant and animal production department, animal science and animal product technology sections. Balıkesir is a center of plant and animal production and also center of food process manufacturers.
The Tudás Alapítvány (Foundation of Knowledge)- Hungary was formed in 1994. Their objectives are:
- to support young artists and their art exhibitions
- to support lecturers and researchers
- to support book and journal publishing
- to release various publications
- to organise scientific and cultural conferences
- to cultivate cultural contacts between European nations
- to present and support Hungarian culture abroad
- to support the studies of talented students
Çanakkale Beekeeper Association – Turkey is a very professional institution and have more than 44.000.colonies and they carry the responsibility of the colony in question. Association’s technical staff consist of well-trained agricultural engineers, biologists, veterinarians and expert teachers. The head of association is teacher trainer Cahit İleri and other staff Süleyman Benek have been working on modern and sustainable beekeeping as an expert in the last 30 years. Now they are teaching items needed to make sustainable beekeeping in courses and seminars. Also they are expert in beekeeping problems with helpers, animals, people, health, and disasters working with beeswax, pollen, enzymes, and package bees dealing with diseases, mites, colony collapse, extracting, bee removal, re-queening and queen rearing as well.