Example of training of trainers program, Sevia project, Tanzania

From March 2019 until the end of 2021, the Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and the S4C program will capacitate and establish a team of 25 Super Trainers (staff of 5 pre-selected local partner knowledge institutes) in Vegetable Cultivation Practices and a knowledge base (modules, strategy and methodology) to support horticultural sector development in north Nigeria (Kano), especially for smallholder farmers to improve their productivity and livelihood.

The training program will highlight:

  • Quality seeds & variety choice
  • Seedling raising & improved nursery systems
  • Soil, water, fertilizers
  • Pest & diseases
  • Responsible pesticide use
  • Management, market access, cost price and post-harvest

Farmer extension training on setting up a demo field and how to organize farmer field events by Seeing is Believing. 

Farmers need accountable knowledge, information and recommendations in addition to improved technologies such as high-quality seeds. SEVIA (Seeds of Expertise for the Vegetable Sector of Afrika) has developed the concept of Seeing is believing. This training course in close cooperation with the Dutch Seed Sector has developed several e-learning modules for sector professionals in the vegetable industry. 

You are invited to look at the website of Sevia

www.sevia.biz

For e-learning please check: www.sevia-e-learning.biz

For more information please send an e-mail to s4ctrainings@nabc.nl

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