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SBS, AGCO - Agribusiness MOU Signing

  Sep 22, 2017

Strathmore Business School Starts First Training Program for Africa’s Junior Management for Agricultural Value Chains in Partnership with Top Fortune 500 – AGCO

Mr. Nuradin Osman, the Vice President and General Manager of AGCO Africa will on Monday 25th Sept 2017 at 10:30am sign a partnership MOU with Strathmore Business School to start a Training Program for Africa’s junior management for agricultural value chains.

The signing Ceremony is scheduled to take place at 10.30 a.m. will be led by Dr George Njenga, the Dean of the Strathmore Business School. Other attendees from AGCO are: Althea Wicomb – Human Resources Business Partner, Africa, Shlobi Maluleke – Corporate Marketing and Communications, Africa Amadou Fall.

As the first training program to focus on Junior Management for Agricultural Value Chains, the program is being launched at a time when the demand for agriculture to produce more food from less is driving the pace of change in farming practices in Africa. By entering into partnership with AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions Strathmore Business School will be the lead partner in the AGCO Agribusiness Qualification scheduled to begin in March 2018. Other partners who will be playing a vital role in the program include Harper Adams University in the UK, the University of Zambia and The Bridge Africa.

The two-year agribusiness programme will be delivered in SBS in Nairobi, Zambia and South Africa and will initially target youth aged 20-30 years who upon successful completion will be considered for potential job opportunities within AGCO and the agricultural supply chain in Africa.

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