HERBAL INITIATIVE FOR YOUTH – BRIDGING THE OCEANEuropeo
HERBS4YOUTH project introduced innovative educational and training methods including
Open Education Resource with 3 educational chapters Collection/Cultivation/Processing and
online monitoring system within the herbal incubators in the partner countries – Costa Rica,
Brasil and Jamaica for youth in poverty.
The project increased capacities of the entities from Costa-Rica, Brazil and Jamaica for
vocational education, training and quality in the work with Youth in the field of collection,
cultivation and processing the medicinal and aromatic plants and to increase mobility for workers
with Youth into the Project partner countries. Among the targets was to introduce innovative
production of herbal products by Youth and organizations working with Youth and support the
entrepreneurship of Youth and organizations working with Youth.
The mobility of workers with Youth from EU countries to selected Latin America countries have
increased the capacities of the partner organizations working with Youth and their involvement
into the Fair-Trade network and also the mobility participants from EU countries brought the
expertise in the fields of Youth work and Herb cultivation and processing from these specific
countries with wide range of plant variety.