Courses for everyone in the agricultural sector

We provide knowledge and skills to scientists, policy makers, extension agents, farmers and others.

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We offer short courses in three broad areas

Our courses are divided into three separate key areas – Science courses, Technology Transfer courses and Leadership courses.

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Do research under the guidance of experienced IRRI scientists.

Every year IRRI hosts over 300 graduate and postgraduate students undertaking research in cooperation with IRRI scientists.

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IRRI Education’s unique contributions

There are many sources of knowledge, and many ways of gaining skills. IRRI’s approach has three distinct advantages.

  • We focus on hands-on learning. Participants are exposed to, are part of and learn within the reality of agricultural and scientific processes.
  • Participants not only learn, they build a network of fellow learners who are in their own employment addressing many of the same issues. Over a career this network will be as valuable as the learning itself.
  • Participants will meet and get to know world-leading scientists and practitioners in their field of interest.

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