Leading primary sector women’s development organisation, AWDT, has announced a new interim chair and three new trustees, following its annual general meeting on 21 May 2018.
Planning for long-term business success is the focus of a new AWDT programme for sheep and beef farming partners, developed in response to strong industry demand.
A ‘mighty big aspiration’ to find a balance between food production, the environment and people came a step closer last week when 14 women involved in primary industries graduated from AWDT’s national leadership and governance programme.
A development programme for women involved in sheep and beef farming businesses is set to expand in
2018 to benefit 500 more farms throughout New Zealand.
Two farming women are making the most of ANZ Scholarships received for AWDT’s national leadership and governance programme.
When we focus on gender rather than merit we do women a disservice.
The pathway to governance created by AWDT for women in the primary sector has won a 2017 Women In Governance Award.
AWDT has been granted $289,000 from the Government’s Sustainable Farming Fund to extend its work to three new groups of women.
A national AWDT programme to increase profitability and productivity of sheep & beef farmers is being scaled up over the next 4 years.
The development of the business skills and confidence of sheep and beef farming women is being funded by the Red Meat Profit Partnership.