Trainings / Workshops


Strengthening Capacities of Young Farmers Organizations in Capacity Development (Online)

Date: 19 February 2023

From: 19 February - 4 March 2024

Duration: Two Months

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Closing Date: 10 January 2024.


Strengthening Capacities of Young Farmers Organizations in ‘Capacity Development’ is a blended interactive programme designed by FAO in collaboration with ITOCA and focuses on designing effective capacity development programmes at country level.

The programme introduces participants to capacity development, allowing them to practice approaches, methods, and tools to develop effective capacity development programmes and facilitate capacity development multi-stakeholder processes. Programme Objectives After participating in this programme, you will be able to apply practical tools and techniques to plan capacity assessments, design capacity development interventions based on the results of capacity assessments, integrate sustainability factors into the capacity development process, and integrate capacity-related outputs, outcomes and indicators in programme and project monitoring frameworks. You will also be able to design and facilitate capacity development events in a multi-stakeholder context.


Who should participate in this programme?

The programme targets individuals engaged in agriculture and rural development (or related areas) in Africa. To participate in the programme, the candidates must currently be:

1. youth (18-35 years old) from youth or farmers’ organizations or public institutions supporting youth initiatives in agriculture and rural development, OR

2. working and being directly involved in delivering or supporting development programmes/projects or initiatives targeting youth in agriculture or rural development in a public institution or Food, Agriculture and Rural Development, OR

3. enrolled at the postgraduate (master’s or PhD) level in a university and carrying out study/research on any topic related to youth in agriculture and rural development. Please note only participants from African countries are eligible for the programme.

Previous participants of the programme will not be admitted. Read the Announcement for more information.

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