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Highly Qualified Human Resourses


Co-funded by 

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Project name: CENTRO-04-3559-FSE-000151 - FoodLab

Project code: CENTRO-59-2020-09

Main goal: Support for the recruitment of highly qualified human resources (CoLAB)

Region of intervention: Central Regional Operational Programme

Beneficiary entity: Food4Sustainability - Association for Innovation in Sustainable Food

Date of approval: 22.07.2019

Start date: October 2020

Completion date: March 2023 (30-month duration)

Total eligible cost: €1.560.000

European Union financial support: FSE - €1.326.000

National/regional public financial support: €234.000

Status: in execution

Strategic goals:

  1. Economic impact:

    • Increase of the employment rate;

    • To increase the population by encouraging the migration of entrepreneurs and farmers to rural areas (including the municipality of Idanha);

    • Increase foreign investment;

    • To create a sustainable regional economy.

  2. Social impact:

    • Increase the attraction and fixation of talent, creating a new generation of agro-tech entrepreneurs and innovation opportunities;

    • Create greater awareness of the benefits of organic food consumption and production;

    • Enhance community cohesion by involving different stakeholders;

    • Promote education and development, creating a more informed community;

    • Improve communities' livelihoods.

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