The Young Farmers’ Federation of Uganda (UNYFA) in partnership with the Schorlemer Foundation of the German Farmers’ Association (DBV) invites interested practicing young farmers to apply for the International Young Farmers Exchange Program-IYFEP 8th (Cohort for April -June 2024). The program presents an opportunity for 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 monthly stay in Germany by the 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 their knowledge & experiences to his or her farm and community.
Apprenticeship period: April – June 2024
Applications open: 6th September 2023
Applications close: 29th September 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: