Courses and training at the IAC
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CTA. 1986. Courses and training at the IAC. Spore 5. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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The International Agricultural Centre (IAC) established in 1951, is a foundation of the Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries entrusted with the coordination of agricultural expertise in the Netherlands in the interest of development...
The International Agricultural Centre (IAC) established in 1951, is a foundation of the Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries entrusted with the coordination of agricultural expertise in the Netherlands in the interest of development co-operation. The IAC is engaged in two major activities: 1. Development Projects and Experts · Advice on preparation, monitoring and evaluation of agricultural projects under the Netherlands Programme for Technical Co-operation in developing countries. · Advice on selection and assignment of experts to aaricultural DrOieCtS. 2. Training Organization and coordination of: a. annual international courses at post-graduate level in agricultural subjects mainly for nationals of developing countries: COURSE Dairy Cattle Husbandry Dairy Farm Management Applied Plant Breeding Potato: Production, Storage and Seed Technology Rural Extension Plant Protection Vegetable Growing Land Drainage Brochures on the courses are available on request. The course on Dairy Farm Management is organized jointly with the National Agricultural College at Deventer and the Practical Training Centre for Dairy Cattle Husbandry and Grassland Management at Oerkerk. The Course on Land Drainage is organized jointly with the International Institute for Land Reclamation and Improvement (ILRI) at Wageningen. The courses are given in the English language, with the exception of the Course on Rural Extension which is given in English and French. Requirements for admission are: at least a BSc degree or equivalent plus several years' experience of the subject of the course concerned. Competence in English or, in the case of the course on Rural Extension, French. b. programmes of study on an individual basis, mainly for agricultural research workers from abroad. c. ad-hoc agricultural subject matter courses at the request of governments of developing countries and organizations engaged in development cooperation. d. international courses on agricultural subjects in developing countries. For more information on the above-mentioned courses and study programmes communicate with the Director of the International Agricultural Centre (IAC), P.O. Box 88, 6700 AB Wageningen, the Netherlands. General Information In addition to the International Agricultural Centre three other institutes in the Netherlands offer agricultural courses of relevance to personnel from tropical and sub-tropical regions. - National Agricultural College, P.O. Box 7, 7400 AA Deventer. Teacher Training, Tropical Animal Production, Farm Mechanization (10 months). - Barneveld College (International Training Centre on Animal Husbandry and Milling Technology), P.O. Box 64, 3770 AB Barneveld. Poultry Husbandry, Pig Husbandry, Animal Feed Production, ad-hoc courses (69 months). - Agricultural University, P.O. Box 37, 6700 AA Wageningen. MSc Course in Soil Science & Water Management (2 years).