Study finds ways to reverse job losses in agriculture
Project considers future of work in farming and skills barriers that may block absorption of workers
Agriculture has always been one of the most important employers of low-skilled workers. But as farmers adopt more sophisticated technologies and improve their efficiency, the type of work and number of opportunities being created is changing.
A recent project of the Institute for Futures Research at the University of Stellenbosch Business School explored how employment in agriculture was changing and how the sector would have to adapt to go on contributing to employment...
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