Working Group 3 will investigate and evaluate measures taken in participating countries to train and integrate vulnerable populations, including refugees, in the agricultural workforce.


Working Group Meetings:

WG3 Meeting Krakow 2020

WG 3 Meeting Milan 2019

WG 3 Meeting_Novi Sad March 2019

WG 3 Meeting Hurdal 10.9. 2018

WG 3 Meeting Dublin March 14 2018

WG 3 Meeting Zagreb 30.10. 2018


Kaunas 2019 WG 3 Workshop: How to improve safety culture and risk management in vulnerable populations in agriculture?

Leppälä Jarkko: Finnish farm worker orientation study and guidelines to the farm managers considering the vulnerable populations. Presentation.

Vasilauskas Gediminas: The Prevalence of Work Related Injuries and Occupational Diseases in Lithuania. Presentation.

Ramos Athena:  Training and Integrating Vulnerable Agricultural Workers. Presentation.

Girdziute Laura: Pilot survey: results on effective models for training and integrating vulnerable populations into the agricultural workforce. Presentation.


Dissemination results:

Erika Besuspariene, Aušra Nausėdienė, Laura Girdžiūtė, Anastasija Novikova „Youth motivation to work in agriculture: Lithuanian case study“ on-line scientific conference „Chalengers of Econoics, Educations and Society Development in the Nordic – Baltic Countries and beyound“ 2021-09-08

Laura Girdžiūtė, Erika Besusparienė, Aušra Nausėdienė, Anastasija Novikova „ Youth opinion about work in agriculture: evidence from Lithuania“ The 10th International Scientific Conference „Rural Development 2021: Challenges for Sustainable Bioeconomy and Climate Change“, 21-23 September, 2021

Girdžiūtė, Laura. Human risk in agriculture: problems and perspectives // Eurasian Economic  Perspectives : Proceedings of the 23rd Eurasia Business and Economics Society Conference / Editors Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin, Hakan Danis, Gökhan Karabulut, Giray Gözgor. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2020. ISBN 9783030403744, p. 301-311. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-40375-1_21 301.

Ramos, Athena K; Girdžiūtė, Laura; Starič, Jože; Rautiainen, Risto H. Identifying “Vulnerable Agricultural Populations” at risk for occupational injuries and illnesses: a European perspective // Journal of Agromedicine. Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis Inc. ISSN 1059-924X, 2020, vol. 0, p. 1-6. doi:10.1080/1059924X.2020.1771498.

Achutan, Chandran; Girdžiūtė, Laura; Vasiliauskas, Gediminas; Kampuss, K; Starič, J; Rautiainen, R. Use of personal protective equipment among farmers in Nebraska, Lithuania, Latvia, and Slovenia // European journal of public health : 12th European Public Health Conference “Building bridges for solidarity and public health” : 20-23 November 2019, Marseille, France. Oxford : Oxford university press. ISSN 1101-1262, 2019, Vol. 29, Suppl. 4, p. 422-423. doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckz186.107.


Erika Besuspariene. Integration models for young workers into the agricultural workforce. In: Coping with risks in  agriculture: What challenges and prospects? – International Conference“, Paris, France, 2018 02 22-23.

Joze Staric: Safety culture on a livestock farm and prevention of zoonoses . XIXth Middle-European Buiatrics Congress.


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