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Three trustees appointed to Agri-Women’s Development Trust

The Agri-Women’s Development Trust (AWDT) has announced the appointment of three new trustees to its board, effective from August 2021. Anne-Marie Broughton, Keri Johnston and Poto Davies have been appointed to serve the charitable trust that has developed almost 5,000 women and men in the primary sector and rural communities over the past 11 years. […]

Farmer workshop for staying positive under pressure

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.

Women critical to primary sector change

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.

Farming partners plan to adapt

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.

Well-being: how far have we come?

Today as the Government delivers its Well-being Budget, Agri-Women’s Development Trust Founder, Lindy Nelson, reflects on what AWDT has been doing for nine years to improve the well-being of women and New Zealand’s primary industries and rural communities. Well-being is defined as experiencing health, happiness and prosperity. It includes having good mental health, high life-satisfaction, […]

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