Evaluation of the International Training Program in Plant Breeding & Seed Production. An alumni seminar was attended by  28 participants from 12 Asian countries, 3-5th October 2012,  in order to evaluate the last five programs ( 2007/08-2011/12) and visits were made to the employers of the Cambodian participants.

 Name of Client: Sida

Period: October 2012

Value of project (in millions US$): 0.3 M


          Klas Sandström, Program Director , Niras Natura

           Rutger Persson, CEO Svalöf Consulting



            To assess the change the training programs has had on participants, their employers and countries in terms of …

  •   The participants’ knowledge in the new dimension of a free market economy for the benefit of the farming community and global food security.

  •   How the participants’ have improved their managerial efficiency by increasing their knowledge in all technical elements of a seed industry

  •   How the participants has used their new´ knowledge about agro biotechnology-challenges, in solving problems and finding ways forward

  •   To assess how participants’ has found, used and drawn conclusions from sources of information and expertise related to food security and modern plant breeding and seed technology

  •   Followed up on the participants’ processes of change in their home environments within the above mentioned fields and how they have enhanced their project management and communication skills