ECHO's Agricultural Missions Conference (Nov 12-14, 1996): a registration form for the conference and the aquaculture conference immediately following is enclosed with this issue. We hope to see you here! Aquaculture Workshop (Nov 15-16, also at ECHO) is an introduction to technological levels and appropriate role of aquaculture in farming systems, pond site selection and management, fish biology, project planning, and specific small group discussion times. Price for overseas members of ECHO's network is US$25; $90 for others.
´Course Design and Delivery' Workshops for Trainers in Sustainable Agriculture to be held in Kitwe, ZAMBIA (2-20 Sept 1996) and Arusha, TANZANIA (27 Oct-15 Nov 1996). The yearly practice-oriented workshops cover course design, training materials development, and facilitation and information sifting skills. The courses are sponsored by the PELUM Association (participatory ecological land-use management), which works throughout east and southern Africa to promote sustainable resource use. Write: Workshop Coordinator, PELUM Association, PO Box CY 301, Harare, ZIMBABWE; fax 263-4- 744470. (In Zambia, also contact Chileshe Chilangwa, Harvest Help, Box 36548, Lusaka; in Tanzania, Cleophas Rwechungura, TOPP, Box 9421, Dar es Salaam.)
Agroforestry Short Course, 30 Sept.-14 Dec. 1996, œ3500 plus living expenses (about œ1200). These courses are designed for master's-level professionals who want to learn about recent advances in agroforestry. Subjects include: Systems and practices, Measurement and modelling of ecophysiological interactions, Multipurpose tree species, Applied sociology in project design, and resource economics. Write Dr. R.M. Brook, Short Course Coordinator, School of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2UW, UK; fax (01248) 354997; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Individualized training in agroforestry may also be available at the university (œ1400/month).
"Forestry for Sustainable Development" will be the theme of the next World Forestry Congress, to be held in Antalya, Turkey, on 13-22 October 1997. A huge spectrum of topics will be addressed in the technical program. They expect people of all backgrounds and experience to attend. Contact Mr. Mesut Kamiloglu, Secretary-General, XI World Forestry Congress, Ministry of Forestry, Ataturk Bulvari 153, Ankara, TURKEY; fax 90.312.4179160; e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Return to Index.
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