Introduction to Land-based Agriculture, Forestry and Timber Sector

Introduction to Land-based Agriculture, Forestry and Timber Sector


The Scottish Forestry and Timber industry is worth 1 Billion a year to the Scottish economy and employes over 25,000 people. Over 2,500 of those are employed in Dumfries and Galloway. The Scottish land based agriculture industry has over 115,000 employees in over 24,000 businesses. It contributes over 5,000 million to Scotland’s economy. DYWDG works with leading trainers and providers in the region to address skills gaps and identify future workforce requirements. Contact us to find out how we can help you with succession planning and getting more young people into your workplace.

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