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Call for applications - Online training course | Pastoral and agro-pastoral systems in the Mediterranean region: potential, challenges and perspectives

25 January 2021

The training course "Pastoral and agro-pastoral systems in the Mediterranean region: potential, challenges and prospects" will take place online (via the Zoom platform) on 10-11 March 2021.

The course is organized in the framework of PACTORES (Pastoral ACTORs, Ecosystem services and Society as key elements of agro-pastoral systems in the Mediterranean) project (, funded within ERANET-MED program (project code: ERANETMED2-72-303). It addresses the multidimensional and multifaceted benefits and challenges tackled by agro-pastoral systems in the Mediterranean, from environmental, social, economic and political points of view. It aims to share the project results and provide the participants with knowledge on methodological approaches to analyse the sustainability of agro-pastoral systems.

The course will involve max. 30 participants from the Mediterranean (both PACTORES partner countries – Algeria, Greece, Italy, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey – and other Mediterranean countries). Target participants include students and young researchers on pastoralism as well as pastoralists and their organisations, policy makers and planners.

More specific information about the training course and the draft program are specified below.

Important dates:

  • February 20, 2021: Deadline for application
  • February 27, 2021: Notification of selected participants
  • March 8, 2021: Zoom access details and tutorial, and detailed course programme sent to course participants
  • March 10-11, 2021: Online course


  • Free of charge course and no registration/participation fee
  • Free course material
  • All participants will get a certificate of attendance
  • Expert lecturers from renowned Mediterranean institutions


Please use the following link for application:

Applicants must enclose updated curriculum vitae.

The deadline for the submission of applications is 20 February 2021.

Applicants will be selected based on qualifications, on a first-come, first-served basis until reaching max. of 30 participants.

Tentative course program