Free on-line schooling platform to coach over 10,000 staff within the agricultural and meals sector
As much as 30 skilled e-learning merchandise to be developed and made obtainable
240-plus hours of studying, equal to a few educational programs at masters’ stage
The EBRD is launching AgriAcademy, a free-to-use on-line studying platform for agribusiness staff, as a part of its persevering with assist for Ukraine’s agri-food sector. The platform goals to boost the competitiveness and sustainability of a significant Ukrainian financial sector, which has been badly affected by the Russian invasion.
Ukrainian agricultural corporations of all sizes are experiencing a scarcity of certified specialists in each subsector. An in-depth examine, commissioned by the EBRD, has recognized a lack of information and expertise as a significant deficit, considerably affecting competitiveness within the sector. That is partly as a result of low use of digital applied sciences and the absence of the fitting digital surroundings for transferring and buying experience.
The specialised on-line programs are included in grasp’s diploma programmes at prime agricultural universities. They’ve been tailored to suit the wants of Ukrainian agribusiness for the primary time. As much as 30 e-learning modules shall be obtainable on the platform – which can present limitless free entry – overlaying key areas recognized by the survey, together with agronomy, course of administration, gross sales and retail, livestock, horticulture and vegetable rising, agrarian improvements and extra.
The initiative is funded by the EBRD’s Ukraine Stabilisation and Sustainable Progress Multi-Donor Account (Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, United States of America, and the European Union as the biggest donor).
So far, the EBRD has invested virtually €18 billion in Ukraine. In partnership with donors, it has dedicated €900 million of funding to initiatives throughout the nation for the reason that Russian invasion in February 2022. The Financial institution has undertaken to commit €3 billion of financing to Ukraine in 2022-23 in equal partnership with worldwide donors.