Former Trainees Network (FTN) is the Alumni Network of CIHEAM-Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari. The FTN Network is a Mediterranean welcoming; collaborative; helpful; well-connected and well-informed; multicultural and Multilingual; full academic spirit; action-oriented; a good friend and an efficient communicator.
It is aimed to build a Mediterranean Communities of Practices (CoPs) through Information sharing, Knowledge generation, Exchange, Communication, and Dissemination.
With 16.000Community members and about 10.000 former students (57 countries: 20 from Mediterranean area and 37 across the world), the Former Trainees Network (FTN) is the hub that connects all alumni to CIHEAM-Bari and to each other. The FTN connects thousands of alumni via communication vehicles (e.g. info letters, newsletters, forum, Flash News, etc.).
Animation of the network and enhance relations between graduates, CIHEAM Bari Staff professionals, Researchers, students and visiting experts/lecturers.
Ensure strong relationships between the graduates (current, new graduates and former students
Communication & Dissemination
Promote the Institute in the professional Mediterranean area and the world Networks and within the students Institute, Organisation or Companies;
Ensure that alumni are well-informed about latest CIHEAM Bari activities and facilitate links and mutual contacts.
Thanks to our local ambassadors and key connectors (Steering Committee composed by 13 volunteers from 11 countries), the FTN organizes and encourage professional, social and corporate events gathering graduates across their country.