To improve agriculture and livelihoods in the developing world by teaching trainers to train more effectively and training institutes and organisations to deliver better quality training through improving management
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 in Institutional Management and Business Planning (International) In conjunction with Plymouth University and Bicton College, BOAT offers a five-week intensive course on the above. BOAT has run this course for number years now and it has been accredited
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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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.
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.
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B.O.A.T. 2017 COURSE REPORT There were 27 applicants from six African Countries for the 2017 Course. Finally 10 well qualified, mature students were selected. Once again Visas proved to be a problem. James Longwe from Malawi initially had his VisaRead more