The participants of this Academy will be able to:
- Acquire tools and practical methods, successfully designed and tested in other national or regional contexts, and adaptable to their own environment;
- Share experiences and knowledge with individuals and/or organizations with common interests in rural development;
- Gain a deeper understanding of the roles of policy makers, including workers’ and employers’ organizations required for the promotion of integrated rural development.
In addition the academy will benefit from South-South and triangular cooperation learning and networking approach. As reflected in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, South-South and triangular cooperation has become a key modality of international development cooperation and an essential tool for the United Nations development system. The Academy will offer an opportunity for mutual learning between countries particularly with a view to formulate high level strategic initiatives and development policies that integrate the promotion of decent work in the rural economy.