Wednesday 28 May 2014

Official Launch - Sunday 30th March 2014

On the 30th of March of 2014, the Malta Youth in Agriculture Foundation (MaYA) was inaugurated. The day started as the guests were received at the Limestone Heritage Park and Gardens in Siġġiewi.

Hon. Roderick Galdes MP - Photo by Cassar Photography
Ms. Jeanette Borg, Founder of the organisation, made the introduction for the speakers that included Foundation administrators Mr. John Gauci and Mr. Karl Scerri, full-time agribusiness student and full-tim poultry farmer respectively. Hon. Roderick Galdes MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries Animal Rights delivered the closing speech.

MaYA was officially recognised and registered as a Voluntary Organisation in December 2013.
All of the organisation’s supporters have a genuine interest in the agricultural sector of Malta and it is open to young farmers as well as youths studying or working in agriculture.

The Objectives of the Foundation are;

Mr. John Gauci addressing the attendees
at The Limstone Heritage - Photo by Cassar Photography
• To protect and ensure the best interests of young farmers in the Maltese Islands on legislative,
competitive and marketing fronts

• To promote all aspects of sustainable and diversified agriculture in the Maltese Islands

• To cooperate with stakeholders on matters affecting Maltese agriculture

• To serve as a medium for the exchange of ideas and for the dissemination of information pert
agriculture issues

• To enhance the concept of fairly market place

For more information about the Malta Youth in Agriculture Foundation, kindly send an email on

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