SPAIN: Sustainable Farming & Agroforestry in the Dehesas of Andalucia

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Re-scheduled 19th to 26th April 2022

Update 12th February 2022: We have new dates for NET courses in 2022. The decision of the UK government to leave the Erasmus+ programme will not affect this project. We will update participants of any new travel insurance and visa regulations.

Participants from the postponed course in 2020 will be offered first choice on any rescheduled courses in 2022.

We have confirmed dates and details. We will post them here and share through our consortium. 

Application Deadline: TBA 

Host: Ernestine Lüdeke (Fundación Monte Mediterráneo/ Dehesa San Francisco)

Course Dates: 19 to 26 April 2022

Preparation Meeting Date: TBA

Dehesas Spain

Aims & Themes: demonstrating organic agriculture & agroforestry in action on marginal land; cooperatives and rural economic diversity; conservation of habitats, species and soils Getting to know Dehesa San Francisco – walk/hike


Draft Itinerary: 



April, 20th

Getting to know Dehesa San Francisco – walk/hike

April, 21st

Visit to ham production

Visit to Aracena: Nature Park Museum, Meeting with the Head of Nature Park Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche; lunch at an ecological village (access walking) with sociocratic governance.

April, 22nd

Visit to Villanueva de la Serena Lamb and Wool cooperative

Visit to Wildlife Project with bird hospital in Villafranca de los Barros

April, 23rd

Visit to Cork Institute and Cork Processing plant

April, 24th

Visit to Roman excavation (private) Visit to Organic Olive Grove in Écija

April, 25th

Visit to the slum in Sevilla and the Horticulture project of FMM

Visit to Sevilla University – weed expert

April, 26th

Individual activities on the dehesa – possibly visit to another farm

April, 27th

Departure day


Reports from 2019 and film from 2019 


Click here to download the full NET course list for 2022.

Click here to download the NET 5 2022 application form. (SNH staff are very
welcome to email an expression of interest but they must complete their own internal HR process before submitting an application form)



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