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NICHE Call for Innovative Initiatives
May 31, 2016News
NICHE Call for Innovative Initiatives

The NICHE Call for Innovative Initiatives aims to strengthen post-secondary education and training capacity, and to address capacity needs of education and training providers in one or more of the eligible countries and focusing amongst others on food security. Deadline for submission is June 17, 2016. The Netherlands Initiative for Capacity development in Higher Education »

November 18, 2015Knowledge Portal
Developing the knowledge, skills and talent of youth to further food security and nutrition

This report by CFS; FAO; IFAD and WFP (PDF) provides case studies from different regions, that set out the challenges, successes and lessons learned relating to the development of knowledge, skills and capacity for youth in agriculture. The case studies cover the areas of peer-to-peer knowledge transfer, vocational training and skills development, and education systems and research. »

May 4, 2015Knowledge Portal
The need for institutional change in capacity development of tertiary agricultural education organisations

This publication (PDF) by KIT, ICRA and the Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), argues that Dutch-funded capacity development projects in developing countries for tertiary agricultural education organisations as they are currently carried out are not able to successfully achieve the sustained changes required. The authors suggest that long-term institutional change is needed. The report specifically »