Francesca Ydraiou,  Minas Pelekanos Hellenic Crop Protection Association (HCPA) Lithuania ,  June 2011 Practical Training ...
<ul><li>Farmers in Greece: 900.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Professional farmers: 450.000 </li></ul><ul><li>60% of them are above...
<ul><li>Legal  framework  of training in Greece </li></ul>Status of trainings in Greece
<ul><li>Professional farmers certification is mandatory by law since 1997 by establishing the  Organization of Agricultura...
<ul><li>Before 1997, training was subsidized  </li></ul>Status of trainings in Greece
<ul><li>After 1997 training was focused on young farmers (farmers up the age of 40) </li></ul><ul><li>There is normally on...
<ul><li>Trainers – advisors in Greece are obliged to have a University degree in Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Distributor...
<ul><li>Most significant achievement in training </li></ul><ul><li>The material has been approved by the  Greek Ministry o...
Historical  flashback 2005
Trainings for trainers Cycles of training courses for trainers of the OGEEKA DIMITRA  were  carried by staff of HCPA and o...
Demo farms 2007-2008 3000 farmers trained
1 st  demo farm 2007-2008 Agricultural School of Messara
2 nd  demo farm 2007-2008 Agricultural Research Center of Ierapetra
3 rd  demo farm 2007-2008 Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania
Key features of demo farms <ul><li>Train farmers in  </li></ul><ul><li>safe use </li></ul><ul><li>storage and management o...
Progress survey 2005 - 2008 200 farmers were observed and  Interviewed in Ierapetra 70% of farmers seem to follow the 12 k...
Extended project
<ul><li>HCPA participated in the  17 th  Annual Conference of Young Farmers  (The coalition of 25 Unions of Young Farmers ...
<ul><li>There was a training to the attendants of the Conference on Safe Use topics </li></ul><ul><li>We received invitati...
<ul><li>On October 12 th  to 15 th  2010 CCPA organized training of the extension service in Cyprus (27 participants) with...
<ul><li>New sprayer technology  </li></ul>2010 Nozzle flowrate calibration  SUI Project in Cyprus
<ul><li>Drift reduction nozzle technology was compared to actual spray technique  </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Cyprus
<ul><li>12 key messages were set for the Cypriot SUI project and the video footage from the training was used for the new ...
<ul><li>Practical training on the field identifies gaps, provides useful hints, changes behavior and then best use practic...
<ul><li>6 seminars (lectures) were organized by district of Agricultural office of Larnaca and a total of 142 participants...
<ul><li>On  February the 25th 2011 ,  HCPA  participated in the Second Cycle of Education  LIFE + EcoPest  organized by th...
2011 <ul><li>The re was a practical training,  demonstrating the use of appropriate  PPEs  for mix / load and application ...
<ul><li>33  trainees answered  to  a multiple choice   questionnaire  of 10 questions  which was distributed by HCPA in or...
<ul><li>If I feel ill-headed: </li></ul><ul><li>√  I go to the hospital with the PPP label </li></ul><ul><li>□  I wait unt...
<ul><li>If the gloves or boots get contaminated inside: </li></ul><ul><li>√  dispose of them </li></ul><ul><li>□  wash wit...
2011 Leaflets for agricultural workers from other countries are ready SUI Project in Greece
<ul><li>Through the stewardship project which will combine results of SUI (training material etc), TOPPS-Prowadis (trainin...
Thank you very much for your attention! Labai ačiū už jūsų dėmesį ! SUI Project in Greece
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  • Επόμενη διαφάνεια: πόσοι εκπαιδευτυηάν στα demo farms
  • Που έγιναν, αναπτυχθηκε εκπαιδ. υλικο
  • One of the future actions, training for … Included (together BENAKI and the stakeholders) in the training material of the SUD
  • Practical training of designated trainers and farmers in greece (f.ydraiou,m.pelekanos)

    1. 1. Francesca Ydraiou, Minas Pelekanos Hellenic Crop Protection Association (HCPA) Lithuania , June 2011 Practical Training of designated trainers and farmers in Greece and Cyprus
    2. 2. <ul><li>Farmers in Greece: 900.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Professional farmers: 450.000 </li></ul><ul><li>60% of them are above 60 years old </li></ul>FACTS
    3. 3. <ul><li>Legal framework of training in Greece </li></ul>Status of trainings in Greece
    4. 4. <ul><li>Professional farmers certification is mandatory by law since 1997 by establishing the Organization of Agricultural Vocational Education Training and Employment : </li></ul><ul><li>“ OGEEKA DIMITRA” </li></ul>Status of trainings in Greece
    5. 5. <ul><li>Before 1997, training was subsidized </li></ul>Status of trainings in Greece
    6. 6. <ul><li>After 1997 training was focused on young farmers (farmers up the age of 40) </li></ul><ul><li>There is normally one week training of which Crop Protection topics occupy one day or sometimes less </li></ul><ul><li>In the context of SUD there are several things to be defined </li></ul>Status of trainings in Greece
    7. 7. <ul><li>Trainers – advisors in Greece are obliged to have a University degree in Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>Distributors also are mandatory agronomists </li></ul>Status of trainings in Greece
    8. 8. <ul><li>Most significant achievement in training </li></ul><ul><li>The material has been approved by the Greek Ministry of National Education Also it has been used by BPI in the context of ECOPEST </li></ul><ul><li>Will become training material in the context of the NAPs </li></ul>SUI training material
    9. 9. Historical flashback 2005
    10. 10. Trainings for trainers Cycles of training courses for trainers of the OGEEKA DIMITRA were carried by staff of HCPA and of BPI. 40 trainers attended the courses 2006
    11. 11. Demo farms 2007-2008 3000 farmers trained
    12. 12. 1 st demo farm 2007-2008 Agricultural School of Messara
    13. 13. 2 nd demo farm 2007-2008 Agricultural Research Center of Ierapetra
    14. 14. 3 rd demo farm 2007-2008 Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania
    15. 15. Key features of demo farms <ul><li>Train farmers in </li></ul><ul><li>safe use </li></ul><ul><li>storage and management of plant protection products </li></ul><ul><li>proper selection, application of PPEs </li></ul><ul><li>cleaning and maintenance of tools, PPEs </li></ul>
    16. 16. Progress survey 2005 - 2008 200 farmers were observed and Interviewed in Ierapetra 70% of farmers seem to follow the 12 key messages compared with 27% in 2005 in the area of Crete
    17. 17. Extended project
    18. 18. <ul><li>HCPA participated in the 17 th Annual Conference of Young Farmers (The coalition of 25 Unions of Young Farmers at a national level) </li></ul><ul><li>The Conference took place from 10 th to 12 th of September 2010 in Karditsa (central Greece) </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Greece
    19. 19. <ul><li>There was a training to the attendants of the Conference on Safe Use topics </li></ul><ul><li>We received invitations from Young Farmer Unions from all over Greece for future training </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Greece
    20. 20. <ul><li>On October 12 th to 15 th 2010 CCPA organized training of the extension service in Cyprus (27 participants) with the participation of HCPA and PSOR </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Cyprus
    21. 21. <ul><li>New sprayer technology </li></ul>2010 Nozzle flowrate calibration SUI Project in Cyprus
    22. 22. <ul><li>Drift reduction nozzle technology was compared to actual spray technique </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Cyprus
    23. 23. <ul><li>12 key messages were set for the Cypriot SUI project and the video footage from the training was used for the new training DVD. </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Cyprus
    24. 24. <ul><li>Practical training on the field identifies gaps, provides useful hints, changes behavior and then best use practices can easily be adopted </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Cyprus
    25. 25. <ul><li>6 seminars (lectures) were organized by district of Agricultural office of Larnaca and a total of 142 participants , in January 2011, by the Plant Protection officer. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of pesticide sprayer, safe use, calibration and adjustment of spray volumes, type of sprayers, nozzles specs. </li></ul>2010 SUI Project in Cyprus
    26. 26. <ul><li>On February the 25th 2011 , HCPA participated in the Second Cycle of Education LIFE + EcoPest organized by the Benaki Phytopathological Institute (BPI) in the area of Livadeia of Boeotia </li></ul><ul><li>HCPA presented the Safe Use Initiative project and the results so far, the training dvd and the new TV spot </li></ul>2010-2011 SUI Project in Greece
    27. 27. 2011 <ul><li>The re was a practical training, demonstrating the use of appropriate PPEs for mix / load and application </li></ul>SUI Project in Greece
    28. 28. <ul><li>33 trainees answered to a multiple choice questionnaire of 10 questions which was distributed by HCPA in order to check understanding and to consolidate the presentation </li></ul>2010-2011 SUI Project in Greece
    29. 29. <ul><li>If I feel ill-headed: </li></ul><ul><li>√ I go to the hospital with the PPP label </li></ul><ul><li>□ I wait until I fell better and finish the spraying </li></ul><ul><li>□ this is not the first time in my case and I'm used to it during spraying </li></ul><ul><li>After spaying: </li></ul><ul><li>√ shower </li></ul><ul><li>□ continue other activities , □ break for lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Washing with water is needed for: </li></ul><ul><li>√ the multiple use coverall , </li></ul><ul><li>□ the one use coverall, □ the multiple use masks </li></ul><ul><li>Rinse three (3) times the empty container with water and empty the water: </li></ul><ul><li>√ in the spray tank , </li></ul><ul><li>□ on the field, □ in the drainage </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of the spay mixture takes place: </li></ul><ul><li>√ in a well ventilated area with an impermeable floor, </li></ul><ul><li>□ in the PPP warehouse , □ on the ground </li></ul>Successful Questionnaire SUI Project in Greece
    30. 30. <ul><li>If the gloves or boots get contaminated inside: </li></ul><ul><li>√ dispose of them </li></ul><ul><li>□ wash with detergent, □ wash with water </li></ul><ul><li>What is the most common entry of plant protection products (PPPs) in the human body ; </li></ul><ul><li>√ absorption through skin , </li></ul><ul><li>□ ingestion, □ inhalation </li></ul><ul><li>Immediately after spraying, ..... the multi-use gloves: </li></ul><ul><li>√ wash thoroughly , </li></ul><ul><li>□ check for leaks, □ use in other farm activities </li></ul><ul><li>During mix/load wear resistant nitrile gloves : </li></ul><ul><li>√ above the garment </li></ul><ul><li>□ under the garment , </li></ul><ul><li>During application, wear: </li></ul><ul><li>√ rubber boots </li></ul><ul><li>□ surgical mask , □ raincoat, </li></ul>Not Successful Questionnaire SUI Project in Greece
    31. 31. 2011 Leaflets for agricultural workers from other countries are ready SUI Project in Greece
    32. 32. <ul><li>Through the stewardship project which will combine results of SUI (training material etc), TOPPS-Prowadis (training material etc) with the view to: </li></ul><ul><li>extend the adoption of low drift nozzle technology </li></ul><ul><li>calibrate all spraying equipment implementing the Machinery Directive </li></ul><ul><li>reconsider the spraying volumes used in Greece </li></ul>Progression of SUI Project in Greece
    33. 33. Thank you very much for your attention! Labai ačiū už jūsų dėmesį ! SUI Project in Greece

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