Spring School 2016

Welcome to the Spring School “Building Capacity to Feed the Planet: Sustainable Agro-Food Chains”, offered by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation – Florence Office. The school will take place in Florence, Italy, from 30 April to 7 June 2016.


We wish to sincerely thank all who have submitted an application. The selection process will be soon carried out, and only selected applicants will be contacted.

16 participants from 7 Countries – Botswana, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe – will be selected to participate in a 5-week training program. Essential conditions to apply are described in the Spring school flyer [PDF]. For further information about the programme please see the course factsheet.

Funding made available by the Italian Cooperation will cover the following costs: return flight to Florence from the capital city of the Country of residence; lodging in single room with full board service (3 meals/day) from April 30 to June 7 2016; transportation for field visits; medical insurance; pocket money.

Info: applications@iao.florence.it.