Japan Capacity Building Program for African Agricultural Researchers

Published on 9 November 2010

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Start Date: 26 September 2010 | End Date: 16 October 2010

Overview

In this program, ICRAF is implementing a training programme on the Japan Capacity Building program for African Agricultural Researchers for Fiscal Year 2010. The title of the training is: Transfering skills to develop and apply soio-economic assessment tools for sustainable land management projects.

Miyuki Iiyama (ICRAF) has been collaborating with researchers of ISAR (Institut des Science Agronomique du Rwanda) on Sustainable Land Management (SLM) project in Rwanda, which aims at the national capacity building of disseminating and up-scaling sustainable land management, including radical and progressive terraces.
This training aims at developing capacity of Rwandese researchers
• to design protocols for cost-benefit analysis and valuations of eco-system services
• to apply the tools for data collection, analyses, and compilation
• to develop user-friendly manuals to further disseminate and upscale the system of knowledge to wider national stakeholders.

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