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Training project on natural resources management and food security

Objectives: To build capacity in Sahelian countries on food security and natural resources management, through training at all levels of governmental services staff on remote sensing and natural resources assessment and improvement of the natural resources data bank at CRA documentation centre.
Sectorial Topic (Note): Sustainable land use management, including water, soil and vegetation in affected areas
Actor(s)[Nation(Ministry, Agency)/Organization]: General Directorate for Cooperation for Development of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italy); IAO, CRA
Contents: The projects aims to a better elaboration and to a more effective accomplishment of natural resources management and food security politics in the area. There will be also analysed the relations between those politics and National and Regional Plans to combat Desertification, actually starting.
Means of Implementation: Amount of financing 914.463,00 euro.
High level training program, including 9 individual on the job trainings in Italy, at main Institutions.
Post-university training course, with the participation of 6 executives cadres to the Remote Sensing and Natural Resources Evaluation Course at IAO.
Specialized training with 9 short courses at Agrhymet Centre in Niamey.
Enrichment of CRA Documentation Centre.
Target year: 2003
Target Area/Place: Sahel
Expected Outcome(S): This project addresses several priority actions identified in the plan of implementation which are related to:
- food security,
- capacity building,
- natural resources management
Relevance to the Plan of Implementation of WSSD:
Other Information:
(Contact): Dr. Flavio Lovisolo
Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Directorate General for Development Cooperation
Phone: +
Address: Via Contarini, 25 00194 Roma
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