Applications are now invited for this year’s Connections tour to the Philippines in July. But hurry, applications close March 31.
Syngenta have an exciting trip planned and it is open to agricultural science and business students in years 2 and above. The Syngenta Connections program was first launched in 2010 to provide an opportunity for students taking up agricultural science degrees, the future leaders in the food production industry, to be exposed to the issues of farming communities in developing countries where the challenges are more pressing.
Previous tours have been to India, Indonesia (twice) and last year’s tour was to China.
In 2015 year they will be visiting the northern Philippines in July and will
- provide stewardship training to farmers
- have direct interaction with small landholder farmers and agricultural university students
- visit Syngenta’s corn processing and rice research partners
To enquire please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Sharon Moloney on 07 3878 3411.