Over 47,359 individuals in Türkiye have develop into licensed shepherds after finishing the coaching programs provided as a part of the Agriculture Ministry’s Herd Administration Workers program.
This system is run in cooperation with the Training Ministry’s Publication Division (EYDB), the Common Directorate of Turkish Employment Company (İŞKUR), Common Directorate of Livestock (HAYGEM), Common Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises (TİGEM), Union of Chambers of Agriculture of Turkey (TZOB) and Turkey Breeding Sheep Goat Breeders’ Affiliation (TÜDKİYEB).
The coaching programs have been organized since 2013 inside the scope of the “Lively Labor Market Packages Cooperation Protocol.”
Some 47,359 individuals have participated in over 2029 coaching applications supplied by technical employees at public training facilities affiliated to the provincial training directorates.
Aspiring shepherds study the whole lot from establishing a sheep pen and goat shelter to deciding on sheep and goat breeds, in addition to feeding, caring and breeding the livestock.
Türkiye’s Agriculture Ministry additionally makes a assist cost TL 6,000 ($331.73) to companies that make use of licensed herd managers.
Help funds had been made to over 42,346 enterprises between 2013 and 2021 by the Common Directorate of Livestock.
As well as, the ministry additionally offers coaching and training to livestock house owners in addition to farmers.
In coordination with its Training and Broadcasting Division, technical employees present coaching on 450 totally different topics throughout 81 provinces.
The subjects embrace coaching on rising discipline crops, vegetables and fruit, animal husbandry, mechanization and greenhouse farming.
Agriculture Minister Vahit Kirişci mentioned they connect nice significance to training in agriculture.
He confused that they manage coaching applications in all areas of agriculture, particularly herd administration and farmer coaching.
“We care about aware agriculture. The extra we practice our farmers, the extra we are going to improve the productiveness in agriculture,” he mentioned.
He identified the significance of the “Herd Administration Workers” when it comes to advancing agriculture within the nation.
“Hundreds of our shepherds have been skilled in our provincial and district agriculture directorates and can proceed to take action. By doing so, we’re supporting employment. We care about our shepherds doing their jobs in a aware manner. As well as, we try to enhance their dwelling situations,” he mentioned.
He added that they had been on the service of farmers working in agriculture, meals, animal husbandry, forestry and aquaculture with the Agricultural Forest Academy.
Minister Kirişci additionally mentioned they’re working with the Training Ministry to rework vacant college buildings into social studying facilities, generally known as “Village Wellness Facilities.”
The venture goals to show unused faculties into social facilities the place anybody no matter their age can get an training on something, from cooking and crafts to different life abilities. The venture may also make sure the energetic use of those buildings for various functions.
He underlined that they wish to change the angle on rural areas in an effort to develop the agriculture sector and famous that they’d proceed to assist individuals in rural areas.