Agri-Women’s Development chair, Linda Cooper, has stepped down from the role after three years serving the charitable trust.
The Agri-Women’s Development Trust (AWDT) has announced the appointment of three new trustees to its board, effective from August 2021.
A programme to support rural people respond positively to pressure, uncertainty and change
launches in July.
A partnership between the Agri Women’s Development Trust (AWDT) and Kiwi tech company MEA
will apply technology and data to accelerate progress in New Zealand’s primary sector.
Launching this August, Know your Mindset. Grow your Influence is an online workshop supporting farmers to respond to uncertainty and change with meaningful action that bolsters
wellbeing and self-value. Presented by Beef + Lamb New Zealand and AWDT, with support from Farmstrong and Ravensdown, the online workshop brings to life the science of psychology as it relates to farming businesses.
Since 2010, the Agri-Women’s Development Trust has helped more than 4,000 women lead change in their farms, communities, careers and businesses. And that focus has only accelerated during the COVID-19 challenges for New Zealand and globally.
Desire from women involved in the primary sector to lead and contribute in their industries, businesses and communities has seen a new leadership and governance programme offered in 2020.
A programme to help sheep and beef farming partners plan for their future and adapt to changes in their sector will be extended next year to 20 rural centres throughout New Zealand.
Programmes to help strengthen farming businesses extending to more than 750 farming women next year, at a time when farmers are responding to climate change and the need to operate in an environmentally sustainable way.
Agri-Women’s Development Trust (AWDT) has announced the appointment of Linda Cooper to the role