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The holder of an EPAS certificate of this specialty: Knowledge:1. Identifies and describes the basic principles of the natural environment and ecosystems of the region, the exploitable potential, the ways for their commercial management, for the maintenance and expansion (parks, habitats, etc.) thereof, the importance of agricultural tourism for the economic, social, cultural development of the country, within the framework of the EU.2. Recognizes the importance of plant and animal ecology for productivity and maintaining the rural environment in combination with the basic principles of conventional and organic farming.3. Describes the principles of organic agriculture and the plant cultivation and animal husbandry steps based on organic farming.4. Describes the functions, the rules of organization and the management of an agricultural tourism unit.5. Identifies, describes the alternative and mild forms of tourism and mountain activities.6. Describes the methods of producing food of plant and animal origin in the traditional way, and the packaging and marketing thereof. 7. Maintains farm management books and uses the basic rules of agricultural economy.8. Organizes and implements alternative and mild forms of tourism, and mountain activities.9. Prepares the soil by applying organic farming principles and cultivates with organic methods winter cereals (wheat, oats, barley) and spring cereals (maize, rice), tree crops (olives, stone fruits, pome fruit, citrus, nuts, grapes), horticulture crops (tomatoes, cucumber ...
Awarding bodyMinistry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs