Operational Group

Entrepreneurship with vision - methods and tools for supporting farmers in making strategic choices

Operational Group

Entrepreneurship with vision - methods and tools for supporting farmers in making strategic choices

Start Date: 01 September 2011

End Date: 01 August 2020

Location: Slovenia

Objective:

  • To instruct dairy farmers and advisors on how to prepare a farm strategy with vision
  • To improve entrepreneurship competencies of dairy farmers, young farmers, advisors, and agricultural students
  • To assess the local agricultural framework conditions by a context analysis in order to adapt the ISM method and understand the outcomes of the training process
  • To make the ISM method more applicable to market-oriented development paths and adding the marketing module
  • To add a business planning module for economic assessment of dairy farmer choices
  • To introduce the concept of networking to stimulate social entrepreneurship
  • To evaluate the effects of the training and use of the ISM tools.

Partners:

  • UL – Biotechnical Faculty, Dept. of Animal Science (partner in the ISM+ project)
  • ≈ 100 dairy farmers from Slovenia
  • Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia

Website:
http://ism.sggw.pl/

Coordinator:
University of Ljubljana (UL), Biotechnical Faculty, Department of Animal Science, Groblje 3, 1230 Domžale, Dr. Marija Klopčič - Klopcic@bf.uni-lj.si

Funding Organisations:
Erasmus+, Biotehniska fakulteta, ISM+ Entrepreneurship

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