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.
A programme developing leaders and governors in primary industries has produced its 50th graduate.
More than 120 farming women are among the latest graduates of a national initiative to increase profitability and productivity in the red meat sector through building farming partnerships.
The success of a national programme to improve performance and profitability of sheep and beef farmers by developing the business skills and confidence of women has led to its extension in 2016.
Five years of developing the skills and confidence of more than 1,000 women in agriculture and their achievements was celebrated last week by a charitable trust created in 2010 and industry leaders.