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2012 International Training Calendar Training Program/Workshop/Study Tour

Dates

Location

Program Fee

1. Improving Agricultural Productivity and Net Returns Among Smallholder Farmers Through Efficient Use of Nutrients and Water in Partnership with the Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) Volcani Center

May 6-10

Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

$1,600

2. Linking Farmers to Markets in Africa (French)

May 14-18

Ouagadougou, BURKINA FASO

$1,500

3. Decision Support Tools for Agricultural Production, Fertilizer Recommendations and Climatic Variability

July 2-13

Arusha, TANZANIA

$1,300

4. Designing and Implementing Agro-Input Marketing Strategies in Developed and Developing Countries

July 23-Aug 3

USA (Alabama, Missouri, $1,900 Illinois and Washington, D.C.)

5. Increasing Agricultural Input and Output Trade Through Innovative Market Information Systems in Africa

August 27-31

6. Technology Advances in Agricultural Production and Fertilization

October 8-19

USA (Alabama, Missouri, Illinois and California)

$1,900

7. Granular Fertilizers Production

November 12-16

Bangkok, THAILAND

$1,600

8. Developing and Managing Profitable Agro-Input Business Through Sustainable Value Chains

December 3-7

Accra, GHANA

$1,300

Nairobi, KENYA

$1,300

Note: A non-refundable deposit of US $200 is required with each registration. The deposit will be credited towards the program fee which is due four (4) weeks before the program is scheduled. Thereafter, a Late Fee will apply. The program fee, less the deposit, will be refunded for cancellations made two (2) weeks before the commencement of the program. Ninety percent of the paid fee will be returned and 10 percent, in addition to the deposit, will be charged to cover administrative costs for cancellations made between two (2) weeks and one (1) week before the commencement of the program. Cancellations made less than one (1) week before the commencement of the program will receive no refund. IFDC reserves the right to cancel any program or change the dates and/or venue of any program without liability for compensation. IFDC has held nearly 700 formal workshops, study tours and training programs for nearly 10,000 participants from 150 countries since 1974. The programs have covered a wide range of subjects including integrated soil fertility management and fertilizer use efficiency, fertilizer production technology, agro-input dealership, competitive marketing, supply chain management, investment analysis, policy reforms and numerous specialized topics. Please visit our website at www.ifdc.org for additional information, updates and registration forms for our 2012 Training Program Calendar. We welcome your participation and encourage you to share this information with others.


2012 Training Calendar - Updated 3/28/12