Training of Trainers and Technical Workshop wraps up in Kpalimé, Togo

From August 4th to August 10th project participants from around the region came to Kpalimé, Togo, for the first in-depth training of trainers and technical exchange.

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Participants from the Gambia work on their national SRI map.

Split into two groups – one francophone, one anglophone – the workshop aimed to foster stronger regional connections, knowledge sharing, and to deepen technical capacity and knowledge in each country.

  • Field visits to see local SRI plots and a lowland rainfed management project promoted by AfricaRice
  • Identification of mechanization constraints and opportunities, and creation of a regional mechanization roadmap
  • Sharing of pedagogical best practices
  • Development of new communications tools
  • Establishment of a common technical knowledge and understanding of SRI principles across different agroecosystems and rice production systems
  • Preparation of national SRI maps, detailing project activities and proposed project target zones
  • Updating of annual country plans

More information on the workshop will be available in the report, which will be posted shortly on the Project Documents page.

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