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Samantha Bowsher

Skills Development Officer



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Skills development and training continues to play a key role in AHDB Pork's overall strategy, complementing, as it does the technical activity. It is helping ensure all pig staff are equipped with the husbandry, data interpretation and decision-making skills to contribute to improved herd productivity, while also providing people management training and support for managers and business owners.

The pig industry skills strategy Recruit, Retain, Reward outlines steps needed to ensure the industry remains sustainable and profitable. The aims of the strategy are:

  • Recruit: Provide and promote an attractive environment for a progressive career within allied industries
  • Retain: Promote skills development as vital to business improvement
  • Reward: Promote recognition of achievement to motivate staff

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