Training Workshop on Rice Technology Transfer Systems in Asia

OBJECTIVES
  • Develop an appreciation of the Rural Development program in Korea and its adaptation over time;
  • Develop an understanding of the skill set needed for the modern rural extension agent (tailor making an extension plan that reflects multiple actors and the technology);
  • Expose the participants from Asian countries to the different programs in their respective countries and drawing strengths from these for one’s own country;
  • Building an appreciation of ICT in extension – challenge and opportunity;
  • Understand the rice value chain and the need for a business planning approach in strengthening the whole chain;
  • Become aware of Korean development programs for each of the participant countries;
  • Be able to develop one’s own workplan for implementation on return
METHODOLOGY

The training will use various approaches: interactive lectures, group learning exercises and discussions, farm visits, and presentations on post-training action plan development on technology transfer programs.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Ms. Achu Arboleda
IRRI Education
Email: m.s.arboleda@irri.org

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tel No: (63-2) 580-5600
Fax No: (63-2) 891-1292; 580-5699
E-mail: IRRITraining@irri.org
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