Douala, Cameroon, 3-7 December 2012
The Ministry of Agriculture in Cameroon, in collaboration with FAO, will organize a five-day CountrySTAT advanced administrator training workshop for members of the national CountrySTAT teams from francophone countries in Africa and the regional team from the UEMOA.
The objectives of the workshop are to provide the participants with an advanced training on the new CountrySTAT System based on cutting-edge open-source technology FENIX.
In particular, the workshop will focus on:
• IT module and the new CountrySTAT system
• Statistics module of CountrySTAT
• Presentation of the draft communication strategy for CountrySTAT
• Presentation and discussion on work plans for 2013
• Brief presentation on the new FAOSTAT and Food Balance Sheets
The workshop is expected to provide a platform for the participants to assess the current situation, identify possible gaps and future needs, and to make recommendations to further promote the use and visibility of CountySTAT at regional and national levels.
Draft workshop report (in French) is available here.