The Chamber of Agriculture of Dordogne is at the service of professionals of agriculture and rural sector. It supports the farmers in their installation, in agricultural development projects or in training adapted to their job.
It defines and promotes to public authorities a policy for the development of agriculture and rurality.
It is directed by 47 elected officials, elected by professionals, representing all the agricultural sectors as well as the forest sector. The political orientations they encourage reflect the needs and the choices of the future for the farmers.
These strategic choices are implemented by the 100 employees of the Chamber of Agriculture of Dordogne who support the farmers with their advices and trainings.
Its training activity
The Chamber of Agriculture provides a huge choice of training in the frame of continuous training. Each year, 1200 to 1400 trainees follow these short trainings in various areas such as agricultural technics, mechanization, management, current regulations and also new technologies…
The network of Chambers of Agriculture
There is one Chamber of Agriculture for each French department. They are the 1st provider for training to farmers and farm employees. They also work in association with agricultural training institutions who can award qualifications.