FruitLogistica2020

The New Workforce in Agriculture

Learning Academy Worldwide represented the AgrAcademy initiative in South Africa at FruitLogistica2020 in Berlin. This international fresh produce trade brought together a fascinating varied set of role players in Fresh Products, Technical Systems, Logistics and Services. Learning Academy Worldwide represented the Agracademy initiative in South Africa at FruitLogistica2020 in Berlin. This international fresh produce trade brought … Continue reading The New Workforce in Agriculture

Learning Academy Worldwide represented the AgrAcademy initiative in South Africa at FruitLogistica2020 in Berlin. This international fresh produce trade brought together a fascinating varied set of role players in Fresh Products, Technical Systems, Logistics and Services.

Learning Academy Worldwide represented the Agracademy initiative in South Africa at FruitLogistica2020 in Berlin. This international fresh produce trade brought together a fascinating varied set of role players in Fresh Products, Technical Systems, Logistics and Services..

Theophilus van Rensburg Lindzter at FruitLogistica 2020 in Berlin Germany early February in Skype conversation with students from George, South Africa.

Founder Theophilus van Rensburg Lindzter communicated daily with young people in South Africa on the progress at the trade fair and the anticipation for the new presentations, booths, ideas and innovations within the entire value chain in agriculture.

The George young people interacted virtually with a handful of exhibitors structured around questions they had within the categories of Technology, Logistics and Services.

Connection with Vocational Training

Agracademy sought to explore the connection between the exhibitors, innovators and business, on the one hand, and the new kind of work that the industry demands.

The changing nature of work demands that learning organizations align themselves closer with a wide range of industries in order to truly prepare young people for the shape of an uncertain future.

Specific emphasis was placed on exploring the elements and characteristics of successful Startups that provide clues to what the new workforce in Agriculture will look like. Consequently, the nature of curriculum, the structure of learning and the nature of outcomes in education, to name a few, are now crucial to explore if there is to be a shift in vocational training in agriculture that can truly prepare a citizenry with adequate knowledge and skills.

Nikita Gullin, CEO of Agranimo. The startup is a farm and supply chain management solution that addresses the problem of inaccurate and indiscriminate use of water and fertilizer.

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