As part of the memorandum of understanding between PAFO and COLEACP, distance training workshops with PAFO member networks were organized. The first, organized in October-November 2020 on the theme of COVID-19, focused on information; practical guidelines for implementing COVID-19 measures and adapting the requirements of private voluntary standards.
The second training course on the theme of crop protection began in November 2020 and should end in February 2021. It aims to develop skills on the principles of integrated crop protection and the safe use of crops. pesticides. At the end of the training, participants will be able to identify pests; to choose suitable and sustainable control methods; to understand the risks associated with the use of plant protection products and to know and adopt practices reducing these risks.
Other online training courses are on the program and the topics were identified through a survey launched beforehand with farmers’ organizations.