Saturday, 6 June 2009

First reactions to the eRails platform in Madagascar

At the NSF 2 Stakeholder consultation which took place at the FARA Secretariat in Accra from 11th till 14th of May to ensure the effective implementation of RAILS and DONATA Francine Rasolofonirina of the National RAILS learning team at the Ministry of Agriculture-Livestock and fisheries in Madagascar explained

  1. The creation of a national core group which is the embryo of the RAILS learning team
  2. How district based communities of practice try to keep up with the speed of the establishment of "Centres de Service Agricole" (58 centres to be esablished during 2008-2009)
  3. The very positive reaction at the Ministry about the start up of eRails which will be able to showcast what the farmers do "because this is what they want to see"
Evaluation des besoins en information agricole dans les Etats du Groupe ACP : Etude sur le Madagascar

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