Ministry of Agriculture Holds Induction and Orientation Workshop for Employees
The Ministry of Agriculture on
April 15-16, 2010 held an induction and orientation workshop at its
Speaking at the opening of the
workshop, Dr. Florence Chenoweth Minister of Agriculture said the agriculture
sector is the bedrock of any nation and as such the Ministry of Agriculture
must get in the driver’s seat and steer
Dr. Chenoweth said the Ministry of Agriculture is the lifeblood of the country therefore employees must know the purpose, mandate, mission, vision and guiding principles of the Ministry.
She further said the workshop was intended to help the staff of the Ministry improve their productivity and service delivery.
The lead facilitator of the
workshop Mrs. Ara Voker Chea Principle Director of Administration, Ministry of
Agriculture provided information on the new thrust of the Ministry in terms of
In addition, the workshop covered topics on best practices in the workplace including staff expectations, ethics in the work place, the Civil Service Standing Order for Civil Servants, dress code, hygiene, grooming as well as sanitation and health.
Also facilitating the workshop were Dr. Dominic Tarpeh of the Governance Reform Commission and Mr. George Wilson of the Civil Service Agency.