Compentency scanner

Country: Belgium

Wellbeing of Farmers:  Mental Wellbeing

Key Challenges: Low farm income (market vulnerability), Administrative burden, Lack of generational renewal on farm, Pressure from society/negative perceptions

Key Target Groups: Young farmers, Older farmers, Farmers facing financial difficulties

Farm Size: Small/Family, Medium, Large

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Key contact: Anne-Marie Vandgeenberhe


Organization: Boerenbond

Relevant Links:


Questionnaire about 11 competencies, which have been shown to have a positive influence on your entrepreneurial skills. For each question you indicate whether you can perform them and whether you actually (like to) do so.

Output is a personal profile, including accompanying tips and explanations per competency. The profile is a first indication of your entrepreneurial qualities and gives you the opportunity to grow (further) in this.



To prepare potential future farmers



Main Outcome of the activity

Personal profile with advice

Main Practical Recommendations

Better prepare future farmers, getting insight in how you score on the necessary competences of being a farmer and insight into the areas where you need to develop/seek help

Key Stakeholders Involved
  • Farmers
  • Farmers’ union
  • Young Farmers’ organization
  • Financial institution
  • Accountancy agency

Most Innovative Aspects of the Solution

Specifically aimed at farmers