About Us

About Us

A very warm welcome to BOAT ( Bicton Overseas Agricultural Trust). BOAT is a registered Charity which was formed in 1991 by a group of Devon farmers and the Principal of Bicton College who wanted to help people from developing

The Course

The Course

Discussions are underway to establish training via MS TEAMs with lead farmers and BOAT Alumni or encourage groups to visit relevant training establishments/institutions in East Africa. More details to follow idc.

Friends of BOAT

Friends of BOAT

Friends of BOAT  is a group of people who are active supporters of BOAT and organise various fundraising and social events. The Trustees are very appreciative of their ongoing support and look forward to their involvement in future in helping

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Annual Subscriptions

Ever considered becoming a regular subscriber to BOAT to enable us to deliver even more training? Why not become a 'Friend of BOAT'. We will aim to keep you informed about our work through two newsletters per year and invite you to events that we organise.

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What our Delegates say

The course has accorded me long term opportunities and benefits through development of personal leadership, communication and personal effectiveness skills besides business planning skills among others.

Blessings Kambombo Project Manager, Concern Universal, Msamala Sustainable Energy Project.

The course is very relevant and practical, I am now confidently taking up more responsibilities because of the course. The skills amassed are necessary for me to lead, manage and motivate people to achieve results.

Smorden Tomoka Project Manager, Concern Universal, Dedza, Malawi

Honiton Hill Rally, Tractor Auction

The recently refurbished tractor by the students at Bicton College has been entered into the sale by auction at the Honiton Hill Rally on Monday 29th Aug from 10.00 am at Smeatharpe. This tractor was donated by John Harris and here he gives a few words of its history..

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The tractor as it is now, ready for the sale by Kivells Auctioneers

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