Training in storage of durable products in tropical areas
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CTA. 1987. Training in storage of durable products in tropical areas. Spore 8. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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TDRI Training course: The Tropical Development and Research Institute near London offers a 4-6 month course in the storage of durable agricultural products in the tropics. The course starting in August each yea;, aims to provide an understanding of the characteristics of crops after harvesting, the potential causes of deterioration and the methods of prevention and control. Candidates should hold a degree or equivalent in biology agriculture or engineering, or should have some years of experience in the storage of durable agricultural products The first part of the course consists of an introductory four week series of lectures case studies and discussions aimed at providing an overall understanding of tropical storage problems. This is followed by 3 to 5 months of specialized training according to the needs of participants. Applications should be submitted by June 1st. There are 20 places available. Candidates should indicate where their specific needs lie for the second part of the course and provide details of present job responsibilities and future prospects. For applications and further enquiries, write to: Training Officer Tropical Development and Research Institute 127 Clerkenwell Road London EC1 R 5D B UK