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25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 11 Apr 2016 Training date: 23 May 2016 to 10 Jun 2016 Wageningen University

Over the last decades, the formal seed system in most developing countries has shifted from a publicly dominated sector to a privately dominated sector. However, throughout the world, the largest quantities of seed are still produced by farmers themselves. Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) recognises the relevance of formal and informal systems and aims to balance public and private sector involvement.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 11 Apr 2016 Training date: 23 May 2016 to 03 Jun 2016 Wageningen University

Rural development organisations are actively engaged in communication. In a changing media landscape, conventional linear and top-down information flows quickly become obsolete. Organisations need communication professionals who know how to use concepts and models to improve and enrich media design and production in processes of social change.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Feb 2016 Training date: 04 Apr 2016 to 22 Apr 2016

Modern production and marketing of agricultural crops depend on a limited number of genetically uniform varieties that deliver uniform food products. With this approach becoming global, genetic diversity is endangered. Worldwide, strategies are developed to conserve genetic resources. This course provides state-of-the-art insight into various plant genetic resources management strategies and relevant policies.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Feb 2016 Training date: 11 Apr 2016 to 22 Apr 2016 Wageningen University

To go beyond just an increase in outputs to feed 9 billion people in 2050, an integral redirection of current farming practices is required. Nowadays there is a compelling need for creative thinkers that lead the way to innovative and more sustainable agricultural production. This two week’s intensive course will give you new tools and perspectives to become one of them.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Oct 2015 Training date: 28 Mar 2016 to 08 Apr 2016 Wageningen University

The increased incidence and scale of floods, cyclones, drought, the rapid and unplanned urbanization and the uncertainty over climatic variations are all factors that increase the exposure and vulnerability of communities, their livelihoods, physical infrastructure and economic networks.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Jan 2016 Training date: 07 Mar 2016 to 25 Mar 2016 Wageningen University

Are you already working up to standards? Many national food safety control systems fail to provide an appropriate level of protection. Or they create barriers to producers, manufacturers and retail to develop a sustainable business. How can you design and implement a control system that is adequate, efficient and contributes to sustainable trade?

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Oct 2015 Training date: 07 Mar 2016 to 25 Mar 2016 Wageningen University

Most development initiatives take place in highly dynamic contexts: a diversity of people is involved and change processes are complex and uncertain. Guiding your development initiative towards impact means facing the challenges of this ever-changing context. In this three-week course you will strengthen your ability to play a significant role in managing for impact (M4I). This will involve the adoption of a proactive people, context, and learning orientation , and an integrative approach to strategic & operations management, and to monitoring & evaluation.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Jan 2016 Training date: 29 Feb 2016 to 11 Mar 2016 Wageningen University

Due to continuing rural-urban migration, over 50% of the world’s population now lives in densely populated urban areas. They rely heavily on all sorts of markets for their daily food needs. These are supplied through overstressed, complex agro-logistical networks often at risk of failure. This course focuses on how rural production and urban market systems can be integrated such that urban dwellers can be assured better access to adequate quantities of nutritious food while sustaining the viability of the production areas.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Dec 2015 Training date: 01 Feb 2016 to 12 Feb 2016 Wageningen University

Without appropriate responses, climate change is likely to constrain economic development and poverty reduction efforts. But if you plan for it, adaptation to climate change is possible. Well-designed strategies, based on climate-smart approaches, can offer ways out.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 14 Dec 2015 Training date: 25 Jan 2016 to 05 Feb 2016 Wageningen University

A rights-based approach is a different way to address food and nutrition insecurity. It emphasises the rights of human beings to food and it obligates governments to create adequate preconditions to feed oneself as well as the priority for politicians to protect directly the poor and hungry.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2015 Training date: 30 Nov 2015 to 18 Dec 2015 Wageningen University

The number of the world's fish stocks in trouble today seems to exceed the number of those in good shape. The causes are many, but overfishing is a major one – for which fisheries managers are often blamed. Their complexity, diversity and dynamics, and the involvement of a large number of stakeholders, make fisheries difficult to govern.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2015 Training date: 30 Nov 2015 to 18 Dec 2015 Wageningen University

Today, markets are increasingly seen as a good instrument for poverty reduction and sustainable development. However, market failures and shortcomings often diminish the desired impact on poverty. This international course shows participants how to use markets as a tool to alleviate poverty.

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2015 Training date: 30 Nov 2015 to 11 Dec 2015 Wageningen University

Emergency/food aid is often criticized as a donor driven response, creating dependency in the short term, and undermining incentives for local agricultural development in the longer term. Usually, little is done to encourage people to build a better life and prevent them from falling back into situations where they need assistance again.

Avoiding the pitfalls of help-induced dependencyClosing the gap between emergency aid and development

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Apr 2015 Training date: 25 May 2015 to 29 May 2015 Risalat Consultants International

Program Information

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Aug 2015 Training date: 31 Aug 2015 to 18 Sep 2015 NGO Management School

This certificate course consists of the following modules:

25 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Aug 2015 Training date: 07 Sep 2015 to 09 Sep 2015 NGO Management School

Pour une recherche de fonds efficace et de bons résultats

Prochain cours

  • 7 – 9 septembre 2015, Genève, Suisse

Descriptif du cours

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24 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 04 May 2015 Training date: 11 May 2015 to 13 May 2015 NGO Management School

*How to manage yourorganisation**’s communication effectively from A to Z***

Next courses

  • 11 - 13 May 2015, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 13 - 15 October 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

Course overview

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24 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 09 Sep 2015 Training date: 16 Sep 2015 to 18 Sep 2015 NGO Management School

Planning and designing an internal and/or external project evaluation

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  • 16 – 18 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

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Course overview

You can’t improve what you don’t evaluate!

24 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Aug 2015 Training date: 07 Sep 2015 to 11 Sep 2015 NGO Management School

How to plan a project, program its activities and design and implement its follow-up system

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  • 7 – 11 November 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

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Course overview

If you fail to plan… plan to fail!

24 Mar 2015 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Aug 2015 Training date: 31 Aug 2015 to 04 Sep 2015 NGO Management School

Strategies, techniques and tools to prepare and conduct a needs assessment

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  • 31 August – 4 September 2015, Geneva, Switzerland

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Course overview

Whilst a good needs assessment does not necessarily guarantee a good project, no needs assessment almost certainly guarantees a bad one!