National agriculture workforce development plan


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National Farmers' Federation. National Agribusiness Education, Skills and Labour Taskforce (NEST)


The overriding goal of this workforce development plan is to enable the agriculture sector to remain competitive by retaining and recruiting a skilled workforce. There are a host of groups involved in the education, training, skills and careers sector within the agriculture sector. In response to concerns about a lack of co-operation and coordination across these various groups, the National Farmers' Federation (NFF) facilitated the formation of the National Agribusiness Education, Skills and Labour Taskforce (NEST). The intention was to bring together key influencers in the education...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Industry; Skills and knowledge; Qualifications; Vocational education and training; Employment; Statistics

Keywords: Skill needs; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Barton, Australian Capital Territory: National Farmers' Federation, 2014

Physical description: 47 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 129.100

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