Trainer of trainers training on COMESA seed systems at the Hilton Hotel, Nairobi Kenya 23rd to 27th May, 2016

A Training of Trainers (ToT)was conducted from 23rd to 27th May 2016 on COMESA seed systems at the Hilton Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The main objective of the Trainer of Trainers Training was to capacity build four experts from COMESA on effective delivery of information to trainees and to develop training material for training COMESA national authorities staff on phytosanitary, seed certification, plant variety and customs related issues.The four trainers were:
i)Mr. Eduard Goldschagg - Expert on seed certification

ii)Dr. Claid Mujaju - Expert on variety release

iii)Ms. Faith Ndunge - Expert on phytosanitary and quarantine procedures

iv)Dr. Francisco Miti - Expert on training of customs staff on the operations of the COMESA Seed System

The trainers were taken through - How to prepare and plan a training; How to manage training environment; How to effectively deliver information during a training session; How to develop power point presentations. they later developed the materials to be used in the country based training. These trainers would be involved in training in COMESA based countries of Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.