School children in the Murraylands and Riverland will don academic gowns and mortar boards with an international self-directed learning program launching this month.
A three-year entrepreneurship incubation program connected Riverland business mentors with senior school students to develop ideas that tackled real-world issues. Now those mentors are keen to share their experience and skills with the next crop of regional innovators.
Although she doesn’t think of herself as a leader, at 22 years old Abbey Richards is already running a successful business in Renmark and is gaining a reputation for her community work. Since taking part in RDA Murraylands and Riverland’s youth leadership program Game Changer, Abbey is finding new ways to spread positive messages.
Jo Podoliak, CEO of RDA Murraylands and Riverland, presented an Australia China Business Council report to over 200 guests last December, on what South Australia’s agribusiness industry can do to better connect with Chinese markets. Sponsoring that report is just one of many actions the RDA is taking to help our region’s businesses capitalise on the…