Nuffield Farming Scholarship for an Australian Chicken Meat Grower
Project code: PRJ-002493
Project stage: Closed
Project start date: Friday, August 8, 2008
Project completion date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010
National Priority: CME-Priority 3-Contributing to efficient and secure chicken production systems
Nuffield Australia operates a scholarship program for farmers to provide them with the opportunity to travel overseas to study an industry relevant topic of their choice. The scholarship comprises both organised and individual study components. An Australian Nuffield Farming Scholarship is focused on developing the practical, managerial and commercial capacities of the recipient to enable them to be better farmers and to make a significant contribution to the future of the Australian chicken meat industry. The Chicken Meat Industry provides funding for one Nuffield Scholarship for a project relevant to the chicken meat industry.
To provide one scholarship to a chicken meat industry farmer to undertake the Nuffield Scholarship Program.
To build capacity in the chicken meat industry.
To provide a report on the learnings of the scholarship recipient from their study for dissemination the industry and other stakeholders.