Due Date: January 31, 2018

Applications are open for the AGRECOL Overseas Internship in Environmentally Focused Farming2019 The Association for Farming & Ecology (Agrecol e.V.) in Germany provides internship positionings and take a trip stipends for trainees registered in universities and colleges in German-speaking nations.

In 2019, the Association can set up 2 internship positionings in environmentally oriented farming with partner organisations in South America (Mollesnejta, Bolivia) and in West Africa (Agrecol-Afrique, Senegal). The internship provides trainees a chance to get useful understanding in sustainable farming and land management in an establishing nation. By living and operating in another sociocultural environment, trainees can likewise get important intercultural experiences.


  • The Agrecol Association in Germany covers the travel expenses for a round-trip flight in between Europe and Bolivia or Senegal.


  • Open to the trainees registered in universities and colleges in German-speaking nations;-LRB- *************).
  • Have standard understanding and/or experience in handling organised groups (for small production, processing and marketing of farming items);-LRB- *************).
  • Have their own laptop computer or note pad that they can utilize throughout the internship;-LRB- *************).
  • Have standard understanding about (eco-friendly) farming;-LRB- *************).
  • Are interested and delicate in dealing with smallholder farmers in various sociocultural contexts;-LRB- *************).
  • Are vibrant, open and dedicated;-LRB- *************).
  • Program high levels of self-reliance and self-organising capability
  • Have an adequate command of Spanish (Bolivia)/ French (Senegal) to be able to operate in this language (interview will be made by Skype with Agrecol– Andes/Afrique);-LRB- *************).
  • Are under 30 years of age.


The application, including a persuading letter of inspiration in German and Spanish (Bolivia)/ French (Senegal), concrete information about the preferred duration of internship and a curriculum vitae in German and Spanish (Bolivia)/ French (Senegal), must be sent out by e-mail as one PDF file to [email protected] and [email protected]( Matthias Görgen).

For more details, see AGRECOL

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