Georgia harnesses Swiss experience in vocational education
TBILISI. 19 December 2013 –Representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, Agrarian University of Georgia, Vocational Education Colleges, Farmers Union and Agro Business visited Switzerland this month to learn about best practices in the area of vocational education and farmers’ services.
The Georgian delegation met with representatives of AGRIDEA – the Swiss Association for the development of agriculture and rural areas, Farmers Unions, Agricultural Schools and the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS). They also visited a typical Swiss farm and the largest Food Processing Plant in the country.
The Swiss and Georgian counterparts discussed the role of the private sector and farmers' associations in agriculture development, and agreed about possible areas of cooperation, such as policy planning and coordination.
The study tour was organized under the initiative in support vocational education and extension in agriculture in Georgia funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme. The visit was facilitated by AGRIDEA.
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