Invitation to attend our Food Security and Analysis Course

Training Course, kenya, rwanda,

Dear Colleagues,

Indepth Research
welcomes you to attend our
training courses on Agriculture scheduled to take place in
Nairobi, Kenya and Kigali, Rwanda. This courses are intended for
various actors National governments, UN partners and NGOs whose
work informs the policies and programmes that WFP and its partners
adopt in order to fight hunger in different circumstances.
Employees in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension
officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working
with communities, funding agencies, Research organizations and
non-government organizations among others for Food Security and
livelihoods support activities and other Development programmes

Join us by registering
for these scheduled training courses. These training courses will
also give you an opportunity to meet and network with other
Agriculture professionals’ and officials from NGOs, public and
private organizations’ from across the World.

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view more details on the course and be able to register.

Food Security and Analysis Course
This course will expose the participants to several concepts in
carrying out food security analysis

20th to 24th May 2019 Kigali,

24th to 28th June 2019 1 Nairobi,

29th July to 2nd August 2019 1 Kigali,

Food Security Policies Formulation and
Implementation Course

Community food security
is the condition which exists when all of the members of a
community have access in close proximity; to adequate amounts of
nutritious, culturally appropriate food at all times, from sources
that are environmentally sound and just. Food security policies
are developed to nurture the development of a food secure state in
which all of its citizens are hunger-free, healthy and benefit
from the food systems that impact their lives. The policies also
affirms the commitment to supporting sustainable food systems that
provide people with high quality food, employment, and that also
contribute to the long-term well-being of the environment.

27th to 31st May 2019 Kigali,

17th to 21st June 2019 7 Nairobi,

26th to 30th August 2019 Kigali

26th to 30th August 2019 Nairobi,

Small-Scale Livestock Development and
Extension Techniques Course

Livestock make an
important contribution to most economies. It produce food, provide
security, enhance crop production, generate cash incomes for rural
and urban populations, provide fuel and transport, and produce
value added goods which can have multiplier effects and create a
need for services. Furthermore, livestock diversify production and
income, provide year-round employment, and spread risk. Livestock
also form a major capital reserve of farming households. This
training course is designed to provide a guideline to
participants’ in small scale livestock production and management
as a source of livelihoods.

20th to 24th May 2019 1 Nairobi,

19th to 23rd August 2019 Nairobi,

19th to 23rd August 2019 Kigali,

18th to 22nd November 2019 Nairobi,

18th to 22nd November 2019 Kigali,

Resilient Livelihoods Course

Disasters and food
insecurity are directly interconnected. They interrupt
agricultural production activities, market access, trade and food
supply while reducing income and savings and eroding livelihoods.
Drought, plant pests and diseases, animal diseases and food
contamination have a direct economic impact; they reduce farm
production adversely affect prices, trade and market access and by
extension, contributing to reduced incomes and unemployment.
Disasters create a poverty traps and increase the prevalence of
food insecurity and malnutrition. Disaster risk reduction is about
protecting people’s livelihoods from shocks, and strengthening
their capacity to absorb the impact of, and recover from,
disruptive events. It is a necessary a major ingredient of food
and nutrition security. Disaster risk reduction creates a
multiplier effect that accelerates the achievement of the
Millennium Development Goal 1: the eradication of extreme poverty
and hunger.

24th to 28th June 2019 Nairobi

24th to 28th June 2019 Kigali,

23rd to 27th September 2019 Nairobi,

28th October to 1st November 2019 Kigali,

Agricultural Value Chain Development
and Market Linkages Course

A value chain describes
the full range of activities that are required to bring a product
or service from conception, through the intermediary phases of
production and delivery to final consumers, and final disposal
after use. In agriculture, it can be thought of as a set of
processes and flows from the inputs to production to processing,
marketing and to the final the consumer. This includes activities
such as design, production, marketing, distribution and support
services up to the final consumer.

20th to 24th May 2019 Nairobi,

27th to 31st May 2019 Kigali,

24th to 28th June 2019 Nairobi,

Causes and Minimization of
Post-Harvest Losses Course

Food loss and waste have
many negative economic and environmental impacts. Economically,
they represent a wasted investment that can reduce farmers’
incomes and increase consumers’ expenses. Environmentally, food
loss and waste inflict a host of impacts, including unnecessary
greenhouse gas emissions and inefficiently used water and land,
which in turn can lead to diminished natural ecosystems and the
services they provide.

24th to 28th June 2019 Nairobi,

22nd to 26th July 2019 Kigali,

16th to 20th September 2019 Nairobi,

21st to 25th October 2019 Kigali,

2nd to 6th December 2019 Nairobi,

Integrated Soil Health and Fertility

Given the escalating
population growth, intensified cropping, widespread land
degradation and shrinking agricultural land, sustaining
agricultural production through improved soil management is
critical to the issue of food security and poverty alleviation in
developing countries.

22nd to 26th July 2019 Nairobi,

29th July to 2nd August 2019 Kigali

28th October to 1st November 2019 Nairobi,

21st to 25th October 2019 Kigali,

GIS and Remote Sensing for Agriculture
Resource Management Course

For optimum utilization
of available agricultural land resources on a sustainable basis,
timely and reliable information regarding their nature, extent and
spatial distribution along with their potential and limitations is
very important.

20th to 31st May 2019 Nairobi,

29th to 2nd August 2019 Kigali,

22nd July to 2nd August 2019 Mombasa,

28th October to 1st November 2019 Kigali,

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