The steps towards feeding a growing population are centered on the need for research and development, and an educated workforce, from the management team straight to the people on the ground. Though there is an increase in successful innovations in agricultural education and training, more efforts have been broadcasted to meet changes in demands, dictated by factors such environmental degradation, demographic changes, and declining productivity. We are concerned for the future of farming, believing that education is an important key to unlocking the door to a future we much want.
At IAG, our approach considers the importance of interaction, skills and forward thinking, with the primary aim of achieving human resource development globally. We are interacting with various learning facilities to educate individuals and organisations. In doing so, we provide those with an in-depth understanding of the relationship between agriculture and global issues such as climate change and food security. Additionally, educating the use of big data effectively and accurately prompt for skills applicable today and for the future. Living in an age of technological advancement, driven by data collection and data analysis, the agriculture sector is not steering away from this change, with Agri-Tech being the way forward. Through our education platform, one can discover the entrepreneurial aspect of the agricultural sector, encouraging innovative thinking, which we cherish here at IAG.
The team at IAG actively involves itself in team building, recognising the value of intelligence and shared knowledge. We are continuously creating new initiatives to teach, educate our team, whether it’s online training or skype tutorials. We believe that the platforms created act as a benchmark for “new students”, regardless of previous credentials. This approach allows us to provide knowledge on the basics to the most advanced. IAG takes pride in speaking to our clients directly. Our knowledge bank collates information from all divisions of the agriculture sector; compiling farmers knowledge, research facilities, aiding to increase farm productivity.
We welcome ourselves to work with local communities, NGOs, secondary and post-secondary institutions, parastatals, and agribusinesses. If you believe your organisation can benefit from our education platform, we would be happy to hear from you.
Agricultural Technologies Timeline
8,500 BC and onwards(The Neotholic revolution)-
The Neolithic revolution or neolithic demographic transition is sometimes referred to as the earliest date of the agricultural revolution.This point in time was regarded as the wide scaled transition of the human culture from a lifestyle of hunting and gathering to agriculture in many parts of the world. These various settled communities began to gravitate towards experimenting with plants and observing their growth and development and this new rising knowledge led to the domestication of plants. In mesopotamia, small irrigation began to take place thus increasing agricultural production.