REVIVER project

REVIVER Project: Bridging Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa through Regenerative Agriculture Education

The REVIVER Project, standing for “Regenerative Agriculture for Vocational Education EU + Africa,” marks a groundbreaking initiative aimed at revolutionizing agricultural practices and vocational education across Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is an Erasmus+ Project, Capacity building in the field of Vocational education and training. This 24-month project, commenced on December 1, 2023, and concluding on November 30, 2025, embodies a synergy of international cooperation and educational innovation.

 

Project Overview

The REVIVER Project is designed to establish a dynamic educational program focusing on regenerative agriculture and eco-sustainability. It brings together six organizations from Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa to create a vocational curriculum tailored to the unique geographic and climatic conditions of these regions. This curriculum aims to transition from traditional to regenerative agriculture, thereby influencing the enhancement of soil quality, food security, and climate resilience.

 

The project emphasizes three key dimensions:The project emphasizes three key dimensions:

  1. International Knowledge Sharing: Building a bridge between European expertise in regenerative agriculture and the needs of Sub-Saharan Africa, where such practices are particularly needed.
  2. Vocational Curriculum Development: Strengthening vocational education and training (VET) services across six participating countries, the project aims to modernize agricultural education and align it with regional needs.
  3. Labor Market Connection: Improving employability and entrepreneurial opportunities in the agricultural sector by equipping learners with relevant skills for the green economy.

 

Partner Organizations

  • Pannonia Consulting (Croatia): Specializing in business development for young farmers and digital educational tools, Pannonia plays a pivotal role in curriculum development and project management.
  • Kua Zone Innovation College Limited (Kenya): With expertise in digital learning and agribusiness, Kua Zone is instrumental in digitizing the curriculum and fostering cross-border learning.
  • University of Education, Winneba (Ghana): Renowned for its contribution to educational policy and development, UEW will co-lead in curriculum development.
  • Outside Media & Knowledge (Germany): A marketing specialist focusing on inclusive and digital learning strategies, will lead the dissemination and visibility efforts.
  • APEX Agribusiness Academy (Tanzania): Leveraging a vast network in the agri-food sector, AAA will contribute significantly to the project’s sustainability networks.
  • Learning Library (Estonia): An edu-tech company proficient in digitalizing learning, they will co-lead in developing e-modules and e-tools.

Regional Priorities and Impact

The REVIVER Project aligns with regional priorities in Ghana, Kenya, and Tanzania, contributing to green growth, environmental sustainability, and climate resilience. By introducing regenerative agriculture practices, the project addresses climate change, land quality deterioration, and strengthens vocational education in line with EU strategies.

 

The REVIVER Project stands as a testament to the power of international collaboration and education in addressing global challenges. Its innovative approach promises not only to transform agricultural practices but also to foster a new generation of environmentally conscious and skilled agricultural professionals.

 

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

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