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Half-price AFTP course prize on offer at BCVA Congress 2017

19th - 21st Oct 2017 | The Promenade, Southport Theatre and Convention Centre, Southport, PR9 0DZ. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to win a half-price AFTP course voucher* in our raffle competition.   The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary by...

Invest in Skills: Invest in Growth Conference

AFTP on the Road - Invest in Skills: Invest in Growth Conference 9:00am – 4:30pm, Thursday 26th October 2017 at The Exchange Hotel Cardiff, 4-5 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff, CF10 5FH On the 26th October, Food and Drink Wales will be hosting a conference in Cardiff dedicated to identifying skill...

Meet your new AFTP team

Since the AgriFood Training Partnership launched on 4 July 2017, you may have been wondering who is working away behind the scenes and who you can contact to discuss your training needs and any related queries?  Well over the next few months we'll be introducing various members of the AFTP team...

New MSc graduate: 'I thought it would be impossible'

‘I thought it would be completely impossible’, states Becky Tavernor as she graduates with a Masters with Distinction. The AFTP and Aberystwyth University are proud to announce their first Masters graduate in Sustainable and Efficient Food Production. To mark the occasion Aberystwyth University...

Could you become an AFTP Executive Board Member?

The AFTP is a partnership of six leading internationally recognised research institutions with the scientific credentials to provide innovation and training in the technical skills needed by the UK agriculture and agrifood industries. Our mission is to educate and challenge agrifood industry...

AFTP defines its place in the UK skills space

AFTP Director, Carol Wagstaff, reflects on our recent launch event at the Geological Society in London. Full videos from the event are also available at the bottom of this page. I write this article with a sense of both pride and relief. The official launch of the AgriFood Training Partnership...

AFTP Official Launch - 4th July 2017

Today marks the launch of the new AgriFood Training Partnership (AFTP) which builds on the heritage of the three previous Advanced Training Partnerships (ATPs) in AgriFood, Food and Pasture. These three partnerships were all funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (...

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