Agri-Women's Development Trust

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We know that for women to reach their potential, developing skills is usually not enough need more than skills alone. That’s why behind every AWDT programme and every interaction we have sits a strongly-held value – supported growth.

Central to everything we do, support is given and received amongst our team, programme participants, our graduates and our industry partners.

Support components are built into all AWDT programmes. Individual coaching, mentoring and our industry networks are available to women to support their skills development. Our online forums connect participants and graduates to each other, AWDT and industry.

Women are empowered to continue their growth by connecting with each other and AWDT’s growing regional and national networks long after programmes finish.  A national network of Regional Groups formed and led by our graduates extends further support to other women throughout New Zealand.

We share our unique culture of supported growth with our family of industry partners. Their support for our work is vital in achieving our vision for women to be vital partners in world-leading New Zealand primary industries.



Strategic Partners

Programme Partners