The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC), in collaboration with the Israeli Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) Volcani Center, is pleased to announce that an international training entitled Improving Agricultural Productivity and Net Returns among Smallholder Farmers through Efficient Use of Nutrients and Water will convene in Tel Aviv, Israel, May 6-10, 2012.
Target Audience:The program is designed for:
Program Content: The topics to be addressed by a faculty of experts will cover the general concepts associated with:
Methodology: The five-day training session will include lectures, research reports, a field visit and demonstrations of tools and methodologies. These will demonstrate the available technology, as well as the developing technology, that can help smallholder farmers improve their livelihoods and conserve natural resources.The program faculty will include subject matter experts from IFDC and partner organizations.
Programme Costs: $1,600 for registration made by April 6, 2012, and $1,800 for registration after April 6, 2012. The program fee covers registration, training and reference material, coffee/tea breaks, all lunches and surface transportation on field trips. The fee does not include air travel, lodging and dinner expenses, or medical and communication expenses. As a nonprofit organization, IFDC does not finance or sponsor any participant.
Information & Registration: For further information, please visit the training course site and read the detailed program description. If you are interested in attending, you are cordially invited to register on-line or by filling out the attached registration form and returning via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is open until the 6th of April 2012.Please feel free to widely share the program information.