Report on Baseline Training Needs Assessment - Agriculture, Uganda
In this report the training and the finding of a needs assessment in the field of agriculture, carried out in Eastern Uganda, are presented
The project partner AT Uganda is implementing a by WECF coordinated project entitled “Empower Women - Benefit for All (EWA)” to promote the adoption of environmentally friendly agricultural practices in a gender inclusive manner.
In Uganda the major objective of this project is to improve local livelihoods of women and men through more environmentally friendly agricultural production, carried out in a profitable and business-like manner that empowers and respects the contribution of women, men and youth in the family. In implementation of this project AT Uganda works with local organizations to promote the adoption of environmentally friendly agricultural production in a gender inclusive manner. In Uganda the target districts are Kween and Kapchorwa. In cooperation with AT Uganda, the National Organic Agricultural Movement of Uganda (NOGAMU) conducted a baseline Training Needs Assessment (TNA) in the field of agriculture, against which the best practices of organic solutions in Conservation Agriculture would be designed.
In this report the proceedings, results and recommendation of this TNA assessment, carried out in autumn 2013, are presented and discussed.