23 MAY 2018 / SNF Landmark Grant for the Implementation of the “Recharging the Youth: New Agriculture for a New Generation” Program



As part of its Recharging Τhe Youth Initiative which aims at opening up new employment opportunities for Greece’s younger generation, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announces new grant of $27,477,000 to support a major initiative for the revitalization of the Greek agricultural sector. The three-year project, entitled “Recharging the Youth: New Agriculture for a New Generation”, aims at training and developing a new generation of farmers, inspiring agriculture and food entrepreneurs, as well as fostering new business development.

The project is spearheaded by Rutgers University¬–New Brunswick in partnership with the Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) and American Farm School (AFS) in Thessaloniki.