Capacity development in agri-food systems: Entry points for research

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Capdev briefsThe International Livestock Research Institute, and other partners in the CGIAR Research Program on Integrated Systems for the Humid Tropics (Humidtropics) have released eight briefs to help CGIAR Research Programs integrate key ‘capacity development in systems’ concepts into their work.

The briefs cover capacity development across individual, community, organizational and system levels. They are intended to help research and development organizations identify entry points for investment in capacity development. The aim is to highlight tools, products or approaches that can support agricultural research
and/or development projects and programs.

The briefs in the series are:

  1. Capacity Development in Agri-Food Systems
  2. Can Our Research Benefit From ‘Tech, Fun and Games’?: Leveraging Alternative Learning Approaches and Technologies to Enhance R4D Outcomes
  3. Coaching: Guided Action Learning on Agricultural Innovation Systems, Integrating Gender and Youth and Nutrition in AR4D
  4. Integrated Analysis of Complex Agricultural Problems and Identification of Entry Points for Innovation in…

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About Dr. Bukar USMAN, mni

I started as a field Veterinary officer with Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, Maiduguri as a lecture & a Researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. In 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I was Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) and now Director North East Zone NAFDAC. I’m a member of the National Institute’ (mni), Kuru SEC 40, 2018. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I founded Sril Group Ltd, Nigeria.
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