Agri-Women's Development Trust
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Women critical to primary sector change
20th May 2020:
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. Chair, Linda Cooper, said the Trust’s work in empowering women to accelerate progress and change in the primary sector and rural communities “has never been more critical than now as we face a new world post the emergence of COVID-19.
New programme for primary sector women who aim to 'play bigger'
28th Nov 2019:
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.
Farming partners plan to adapt
30th Oct 2019:
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.
Stronger farming businesses help address challenges
2nd Oct 2019:
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.
New Agri-Women’s Development Trust chair announced
17th Jun 2019:
Agri-Women’s Development Trust (AWDT) has announced the appointment of Linda Cooper to the role of chair.
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