Scientists from Zhytomyr agricultural university win EU grant


A team of scientists from the Zhytomyr National Agroecological University has won in the competition of the projects within the Erasmus+ programme, which is funded by the European Union.

University’s rector Oleh Skydan said this in a commentary to an Ukrinform correspondent.

The Ukrainian scientists will implement the educational module "Agricultural Policy of the European Union" during the three academic years. The cost of the project is UAH 798, 456 (EUR 28,224).

"The grant funds will be spent on development and teaching by the participants in the "Agricultural Policy of the European Union" module. This module focuses on the EU and the European integration topics and includes the following topics for the study: ‘The European Union: From Its Origins to Strategy 2020’, ‘Common Agricultural Policy of the EU: Experience and Current Model’, ‘Rural Development Policy in the European Union’, ‘the EU Agribusiness’, ‘Organic Farming and Food Quality and Safety Standards in the EU’," Skydan explained.


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