The PACE (Professional
Agriculturists Continuing Education) project is a joint initiative
on behalf of NIIAS and ASA to improve the professional status of
graduates working in Agriculture, Rural Development and Countryside
Its main aims are to:
the training needs of graduates post CAP Reform by an on-line
and pilot a common CPD (Continuing Professional Development) framework
for use by the members of both Professional Bodies.
resource is designed to allow you to analyse your training needs,
plan your development and record and reflect upon your Continuing
Professional Development (CPD) activities.
You may also
communicate and share your expertise with other Professional Agriculturists
through our new Keeping PACE tool.
All you have
to do to begin is to complete our simple registration form.
Download the PACE Project Manual for Pilot
CDP Scheme - Click
(Word Document - 362 KB )
the Agrilink PACE Project Final / Evaluation Report,
Prepared by T A Stewart - Project Manager - Click
(Word Document - 267 KB )
Professional Agriculturists – An Endangered Species?
by Andrew Stewart Agrilink Chairman (Northern Ireland) to
stimulate further debate on the future role of agricultural
science graduates and their Professional Bodies in the rapidly
changing agricultural scene - Download
by Andrew Stewart Agrilink Chairman (Dec 2006) - Download