The Young Farmers’ Federation of Uganda (UNYFA) in partnership with Schorlemer Foundation of the German Farmers’ Association (DBV) invite interested practicing young farmers to apply for the International Young Farmers Exchange Program-IYFEP 7th (Cohort for August -October 2023). The program presents an opportunity to Ugandan and German young farmers to cross borders and have hands-on practical experience, exposure and understanding of Global Farms and Food Systems. The qualifying Ugandan participants receive an all-expenses paid 3 months stay in German by Schorlemer Foundation with special support from the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). This exchange program is for practical Ugandan young farmers who are willing to stay on a German farm and return to Uganda after the 3 months to reciprocate the knowledge & experiences to his or her farm and community.
Apprenticeship period: August – October 2023
Applications open: 14th April 2023
Applications close: 30th April 2023
The internship program selection process is highly competitive. Applicants are encouraged to submit thorough applications that illustrate their qualifications, character, and practical commitment to agriculture. Selection is based on the following criteria: