Agricultural Research Management Training Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa (ARMT)

Programme de formation de gestionnaires de recherche agricoles en Afrique

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History

1984, with the title Agricultural Management Training Programme for Africa (AMTA) -- Programme de formation de gestionnaires agricoles en Afrique. Most recent title adopted 1995. A programme of international and national agricultural research centres led by International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) in collaboration with, initially, 3 other centres of CGIAR System Organization (CGIAR): International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA); International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT); Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice). As of 1999, the following are also involved: Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA); West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (WECARD); International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); International Potato Center (CIP); Southern African Centre for Cooperation in Agricultural Research and Training (SACCAR). Assume ceased to exist 31 Mar 2004.

Aims

Provide training for research programme leaders of national agricultural research systems (NARS) in sub-Saharan Africa; develop curricula, training materials and training approach; promote human resource development by expanding the supply of experienced and trained managers; assist countries at the project implementation stage by improving the administrative and managerial skills of project management staff; increase awareness among research programme leaders on policy and procedural issues in the public administration environment within which projects operate.

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Activities

Organizes workshops. Conducts training of trainers, distance learning and research.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Human Resources
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Education
    • Training
  • Government
    • Public
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
  • Management
    • Administration
    • Management

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

F3058

Last News Received

8. Jun 2001
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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