Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence

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2015 Regional Award Winner


Rural Ontario Institute (ROI)

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Dean Anderson, MPP Kathryn McGarry, Norm Ragetie

Dean Anderson, MPP Kathryn McGarry, Norm Ragetie

It takes skill, vision and savvy to keep Ontario's agri-food sector thriving in a globalized world. So the Rural Ontario Institute is cultivating those qualities through customized leadership training. The Institute set out to develop a modular curriculum for building leaders within Ontario's agricultural organizations. They put together materials, trained workshop leaders and, to date, have equipped more than 110 participants with the skills, tools and strategies to guide their organizations to success. What's more, the program is strengthening connections within the sector and providing participants with valuable networking opportunities. Thanks to the Rural Ontario Institute, a new generation of leaders is helping keep Ontario agriculture competitive now, and in the future.

Creation Date: 09 November 2015
Last Reviewed: 09 November 2015