Training of Agricultural Extension Workers in Using Climate Decision Support Tools in Agriculture

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This training aims to strengthen the capacity of agricultural extension workers (AEWs) to further appreciate and apply climate decision support tools to reduce risks in agriculture. Specifically, participants will be exposed to climate forecasting and analysis, trained to input, process, and analyze data using the Decision Support System for Agro-technology Transfer (DSSAT) Model. They will also be able to prepare seasonal climate advisory.

Duration / Date:

Three days, on-demand basis

Target / Beneficiaries:

Local government units, state colleges and universities

Cost of Participation:

PhP 7,500 per participant inclusive of registration fee, food and accommodation

Office in Charge:

Center for Strategic Planning and Policy Studies (CSPPS),
College of Public Affairs and Development (CPAf)
University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB)

Contact Details:

Dr. Merlyne M. Paunlagui Director, CSPPS, CPAf, UPLB
Tel. No.: (6349) 536 3455
Fax No.: (6345) 536 3637
E-mail: [email protected]

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