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, […]
Leadership and governance development of women involved in the primary sector was celebrated
last week as the Agri-Women’s Development Trust (AWDT) marked the 100th graduate from its
The Agri-Women’s Development Trust (AWDT) has a new general manager with the appointment of Lisa Sims to the role.
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.