CANEGROWERS strategy for women and teams : SRDC final report CMC001
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This report outlines the results of a project to address the issue of women in leadership roles with the sugar industry in Queensland. The aim of the project was to increase participation of women and other members of the farm family business team, as active members, in leadership roles within the organisation CANEGROWERS through.• Building leadership capacity within the organisation• Working in partnership with CANEGROWERS to support and encourage the involvement of women in all related education, training and development programs.• Building closer links between women’s organisations and CANEGROWERS.The main recommendation is that the women in sugar groups set up formal arrangements with regional companies of CANEGROWERS to deliver specific outcomes to be negotiated through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The report also recommends that the SRDC continues to support specific research into the needs of women in the sugar industry.