Modern Education for Georgian Farmers
9 June 2014. Tbilisi. A new concept of the vocational training and extension system in agriculture is at the forefront of the first National Stakeholder Conference.
The two-day conference brings together policymakers, researchers, practitioners, civil society, academia, experts to share experience and discuss successes and challenges in the area of vocational education and extension services in agriculture.
The conference is organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Shalva Pipia, Minister of Agriculture, Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Rudolf Schoch, Regional Director, and Niels Scott, Head of the United Nations Development Programme in Georgia, opened the conference.
The Government of Georgia in close cooperation with UNDP and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) works to boost professional education and vocational training in order to improve competitiveness, growth rate and job prospects of the rural population. The modern knowledge systems will be more responsive to the needs of the labour market to raise the skill levels of the agriculture workforce.
Sophie Tchitchinadze, UNDP Georgia email@example.com, +995 599 196907
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