Chairing the panel on inclusion of disadvantaged youth in regional agriculture, International Fair AGRA 2024, 22 February 2024, Plovdiv

Thanks to the invitation of the University of Agribusiness and Regional Development – Bulgaria, the Bulgarian Inclusion Support Team and its CEO Mr. Andrean Lazarov was invited as moderator of the event tailored to inclusion of disadvantaged youth in regional agriculture. It was held as part of International Fair AGRA 2024 on 22 February 2024, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

During the event, the involvement of marginalised youth in urban agriculture activities was discussed. The minister of agriculutre and regional development pointed out that special financial grants are available for start ups in for these disadvantaged people. Youth workers were informed about the project and possible exploitation was negotiated.