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Quarterly Report #7


APRIL JUNE 1984
THE FARMING SYSTEMS SUPPORT PROJECT


SUBMITTED BY:

INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES
OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


SUBMITTED BY:
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY









Table of Contents

Executive Summary..... .......................................1

Main Report

I. Setting ........................ *................................2

II. General Accomplishments.....................................2

III. Conclusions............. .............................. ...... 3

IV. Activity Reports

46. Poey/Dominican Republic/04/26 to 05/19/84.................5

47. Spring/Caribbean/05/84 to 06/84............................7

48. Janicki/Malawi-MSTAT/05/28 to 06/08/84....................9

49. McDermott/Kenya/06/06 to 06/21/84............... ......11

50. Fresco/Haiti/06/24 to 06/28/84 ........................... 14

51. Gaudreau/Haiti/06/24 to 06/30/84.........................17

















Executive Summary


Thought on an overall training effort dominated the early part of
the quarter. Emphasis was on specific materials development and the
importance of trainer and material in workshop and training sessions.

FSSP activities included fielding Technical Assitance and Training
teams in the Caribbean, specifically in Haiti, the Dominican Republic,
and Barbados. A Core representative attended a CIMMYT sponsored
workshop in Kenya for Research and Extension directors and the
Director attended a CIMMYT meeting, also in Kenya (Activity Reports
included in this report).

Specific Core activities included a management meeting with the
USAID/S&T. This successful meeting pointed to the continued need for
increased attention to informal communications among related entities.
Preparations were made for a Training-for-Trainers workshop, and
refinements were made in both the service-oriented philosophy and
regional and program stategies.









I. SETTING


The Quarter was initiated with major considerations for the
overall training effort of the FSSP, and specific concerns for the
training materials used by the project. The interest and concern for
this area of activity evolved from several sources. While the
university community and recipients of the early orientation programs
continued to place a significant demand on the FSSP to provide
materials, particularly the slide/tape modules, some of the management
personnel in AID/Washington were concerned about the overall quality
and purpose of these interventions. The dialogue was productive in
terms of leading to a more specific focus on the role and importance
of the trainer vs materials in workshops and training sessions.

The project remained occupied in fielding technical assistance
and training teams for the busy summer period. Skill and management,
developed through practice by both the Core and S&T, were starting to
take hold and the operation was running smoothly. Timing is always a
major challenge. Even with good lead time from Missions, the channels
through which requests and program development activities pass consume
a considerable amount of time if a program is to be properly
established. However, with an attitude of flexibility and of service,
oriented both to the Missions and to the bilateral contractors, it
seems that delivery mechanisms will evolve to effectively meet this
particular challenge.


Accomplishments

The Major accomplishments of the quarter that will have
significant impact on the overall program were: A management meeting
with the Core and S&T, preparation for and presentation of a
training-for-trainers workshop, further refinements in a
service-oriented philosophy that would provide strength to technical
assistance and the training of people through AID and bilateral AID
programming, and specific refinements to regional and program
strategies.

An excellent meeting was held with the FSSP Core management from
the University of Florida and S&T management for the project. These
sessions are important and should be continued with reduced formality
and increased opportunity for exchange of ideas and approaches to the
service role that the support project must play. The concept of the
cooperative agreement was discussed at these meetings; specifics
included concerns for various activities and products that covered the
range from quality control through major regional strategies. Without
discussing specifics in this report, it is important to recognize that
the program we are undertaking is somewhat unique to U.S. technical
assistance and AID activity. It has served as a catalyst among
universities for further strengthening their technical assistance
endeavors, and as a catalyst around which a cooperative mode of







programming might evolve on a broad basis between U.S. universities
and AID in program delivery. In this regard we continue to see the
important role that Title XII plays as a benchmark for programming
activities like those of the FSSP. Similarly, we believe that the
FSSP mechanism is one that will contribute significantly to Title XII
and should be used by BIFAD and the Title XII system to the extent
possible. With the two management groups working together we believe
that these lofty goals can be brought to a reality.

Emphasis given to the Training-for-Trainers Workshop will be
important in the long term to FSSP capability and FSSP philosophy.
The general thinking is that it is very important to help people
become better trainers and know generally how to tap into training
resources that might be provided by the FSSP for Symposia and
short-course activities. Emphasis on the trainer is important because
it our desire to implement a participatory, or systems approach, to
the training program. If any slogan addresses this goal it might be
"A learning approach to Farming Systems Training". This activity,
while providing an opportunity to identify training skills and good
trainers, also provided a focus for thought relative to strategies for
developing training materials. Our current thinking includes an
approach that would be unit or lesson-oriented, whereby generic
courses are not completely developed but generic materials, in the
form of units or lessons, are developed for purposes of delivery by
well-oriented and trained trainers. In this way the trainer can
orchestrate a support base to identify needs of a participant group in
a .course or workshop and deliver appropriate materials to stimulate
peer group exchanges and learning in a training context. In this
sense the FSSP is not a training organization, but rather a
participatory learning organization.

There were refinements of strategy statements throughout the
quarter in the form of implementation memos, particularly related to
Asia and to the communication program areas. These strategy
statements move toward implementation and provide further guidance to
the program. One hallmark of the activity has been its capacity for
flexibility which is best illustrated by the evolution of the
implementation plan for addressing Asia. Here is an example of
superior cooperation and collaboration between the Asia
Bureau/S&T/FSSP Core and several FSSP support entities. Here may be
an emerging model to help strengthen the strategy procedures for
Africa and Latin America.


III. Conclusions


Evident this quarter is the continued need for attention to
informal communication among the various entities and management
structures involved in the implementation process of the FSSP. A
guiding philosophy early in the program was deliberate flexibility.
Deliberate flexibility suggests that there is a program to achieve and
a strategy to follow, but that flexibility will provide for a
diagnostic approach to assessing the needs of AID/Missions and









bilateral contractors and deliver support that can accommodate the
unusual.

Attempts are made in bilateral contracts and other modes of
planning within AID to be as specific as possible in anticipating
delivery needs. While time has been-given to establishing an FSSP
structure and program to support this activity, we conclude that the
structure should remain as flexible as possible in order to provide
for a learning network. This is necessary if a continued learning
process is to achieve the support dimension called for by AID. The
Core Staff is aware of concerns that the Work Plan is not more
specific, or major investments are not made .in state-of-the-art
research, or that the delivery system cannot be tightened to the point
that anticipated needs can be specifically charted in time. We take
these concerns to be genuine at the same time believe that the
strength of the program may well be in its flexibility to help when
such specificity is impossible to achieve. This is not to suggest
that a solid plan for our activity is unnecessary. A plan to account
for flexibility is absolutely necessary and it would appear that we
can focus this planning process more sharply in the year to come.

It does appear at this time that the 1984 Work Plan was ambitious,
a broad sweep which provides general guides for us to work from this
year. It has proved helpful in developing implementation strategies.
It also appears that, while our best intentions were expressed, some
of those items included in the work plan are not entirely realistic.
We attribute this to the nature of a flexible support need and
maintain that fluid planning can more effectively accommodate the
changes that evolve at the point of demand. Two-month and two-year
planning toward short and long-term objectives respectively might be
more appropriate than our present scheme of Annual Work Plans.








46. Poey/Dominican Republic/04/26 to 05/19/84
(abstract still pending approval from author at the time of printing)

Region: Latin America
Country: Dominican Republic
Assignment: Applied training activity (sondeo) for personnel from the
project "Manejo de Recursos Naturales" (MARENA).
Name: Federico Poey
Date of Activity: 04/26 to 05/19/84
Team: F. Poey, AGRIDEC, Breeder Agronomist
B. DeWalt, U.O.Kentucky, Anthropologist
Ing. M.S. Romeo Solano, CATIE, Animal Husbandry

Home Institution: AGRIDEC
Address: 1414 Ferdinand Rd.
Coral Gables, FL

PROGRAM ABSTRACT:

Obj ectives:
1. Upon the request of the USAID financed project MARENA in the
Domincan Republic, FSSP agreed to support an applied training
activity in the practice of sondeo to be offered to the personnel
from MARENA and other instituitons related to the project.

2. Specific objective was to prepare and conduct a workshop in
Farming Systems with special emphasis in conducting a sondeo.

Accomplishments:
1. Briefing sessions were held in Gainesville to identify and
prepare reading materials and audiovisuals for the course.

2. Subject matter of the workshop was changed from the original
idea of pasture management to the sondeo practice.

3. Delivered the workshop successfully, including:
a. reviewing the Farming Systems Concepts
b. conducting a sondeo
c. interpreting the results and writing the sondeo report

4. MARENA's small core of research personnel understood well the
principles of the farming systems approach to research at the end
of the workshop.

5. Instructor participation was very effective.

6. Course evaluation by the participants was quite positive.

7. Logistics handling was quite adequate.

8. A one year program of specific field and experimental designs
was defined for the on-farm agricultural, husbandry, and forestry
research.








Needs/Problems: The change from the originally planned content of the
workshop caused some confusion.


CONTACTS

Institutions:
Individuals:
Participants:
Grant W. Thomas, Dominican Republic
Thomas A. Montas, MARENA
Mayra Alfaro de Montas, MARENA
Angel Ma. Liriano, MARENA
Teodoro A. Mejia, Secretaria de Agricultura, Dominican Rep.
Eliseo Ocrela Cedano, Departamento de Tierras y Aguas, Dominican
Republic
Ramon B. Salvador
Jose Damian Mercado Lora, CENIP, Dominican Republic
Samuel Feliz, Plan Sierra, Inc., Dominican Republic
Juan E. Richardson, Domincan Republic
Lowys Amparo D. Dominac Republic
Luis Ramon Martinez, MARENA
Orlando Perez Minlletty, MARENA
Juan Tomas Filpo, Dept., de Tierras y Agua, Dominican Rep.
Leoncio Noboa
Jose del los Santos Espinal Beato, CENIP, Dominican Rep.
Anibal Marchena, Direccion Regional Agropecuaria Central, Bani
Alfredo Alonzo, Sub-Zona Agricoa Rio San Jan, Prov. Maria
Radhganes Medina Villar, MARENA
Francisco Cespedes Perez, MARENA


Potential Trainers:
Publication Potential:



FSSP INFORMATION

Demands on FSSP:
FSSP commitment-promised responses:
Materials collected:
Contributions to Inventory:

Additional information: The central office leadership of MARENA
and other programs and departments need to be further motivated
on the Farming Systems approach if it is to be established.
Present leadership in the capital city appears to be disconnected
from the really needed action in on-farm research and the
multidisciplinary and interinstitutional interaction required.
An effort to motivate decision makers in the Farming Systems
approach is highly recommended.










47. Spring/Caribbean/05/84 to 06/84


Region: Latin America/Caribbean
Country: Barbados, Trinidad (Eastern Caribbean)
Assignment: To teach a seminar on Women and Farming Systems Research
and Extension
Name: Anita Spring
Date of Activity: 05/84 to 06/84
Team:
Home Institution: University of Florida
Address: Department of Anthropology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611

PROGRAM ABSTRACT:

Obj ectives:
1. To teach a seminar on Women and Farming Systems Research and
Extension.

Accomplishments:
Pre-trip-
1. Reviewed slide tape modules. Revised text and substituted
slides which focused on women in agriculture and in farming
systems research.

2. Met with FSSP staff to review new training materials.

Trip
1. Carried out the proposed seminar successfully. During the
seminar FSR methodology was intertwined with how women's
agricultural work, decision making and technological problems
could be considered by FSR/D. The need to incorporate the
methodology of intrahousehold dynamics with FSR methodology was
stressed. Handouts of charts from the slide modules, comparisons
of traditional and FSR approaches, and information on women's work
were prepared. Three slide modules were shown.

1. Reviewed WAND (Women and Agricultural Development unit)
materials.

2. Observed informal marketing of fruits and vegetables by older
women.

3. Spoke to some-of the faculty at the University of the West
Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad on the progress at our
universities concerning women studies, women in development and
women in agriculture.

4. Met with CARDI. Discussed the orientation of CARDI staff to
the needs of Caribbean women agriculturalists and produce
hucksters as well as closer coordination with WAND.

5. Met with Agricultural Officers at USAID/Barbados to discuss the
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need to consider women farmers in smallholder, multiple cropping,
and marketing projects.

Needs/Problems:
CARDI projects failed to consider the needs of women small holders
and hucksters, and several mechanisms for remedying the situation
were explored.


CONTACTS

Institutions: WAND Women and Development Unit
Individuals:
Peggy Antrobus, Director, WAND
Nora Cebtarer, University of Guelph, Director of a CIDA project in
St. Lucia
Berryl Carasco, Program Officer of WAND, Director WAND St. Lucia
proj ect
Ruth Spencer, Caribbean rep of Meals for Millions
Rufina Jean, Agronomist, Ministry of Agriculture, St. Lucia
Joe Bergasse, Director, CARDI/Trinidad
St.Clair Ford, Administrator CARDI/Trinidad
Don Harrington, Assistant ADO, USAID
Stephen Szadek, Agricultural Economist, USAID
David Jessee, Agricultural Economist, USAID
Bill Baulcom, ADO, USAID
Calixte George, Project director, CARDI multiple cropping project
John Cropper, CARDI/Cave Hill

The participants in the workshop have worked in the field as
extension or communication specialists from four to ten years. They
are presently doing a one year diploma in extension. They come from
Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent,
and Trinidad.

Potential Trainers: Calixte George
Publication Potential: WAND may publish a training manual

FSSP INFORMATION

Demands on FSSP:
FSSP commitment-promised responses:
Materials collected: WAND publications
Contributions to Inventory:


Additional Information: WAND (through FSSP and other sources) could
provide Technical Assistance in elaborating women and intrahousehold
dynamics in FSR as well as assisting in participatory approaches of
working with farmers.









48. Janicki/Malawi-MSTAT/05/28 to 06/08/84


Region: East Africa
Country: Malawi
Assignment: .MSTAT Training Workshop (Michigan State University
and USAID/UF/Malawi Agricultural Research Project)
Name: Lawrence J. Janicki
Date of Activity: May 28-June 8, 1984
Team: USAID/UF/MALAWI CONTRACT
L. Janicki, D. Pervis, A. Kaunda, W. Lupiya
Michigan State University
R. Freed and T. Stillwell

Home Institution: International Programs
3028 McCarty Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Formerly

P.O. Box 158
Chitedze Agricultural Research Station
Lilongwe, Malawi

PROGRAM ABSTRACT:

Objectives: 1. To organize an in-country workshop to train
Department of Agriculture Research.Staff to use the MSTAT
program and also serve as a critical mass of users to assist
in the training of other research officers.


Accomplishments: 1. Eleven Malawi research officers were
introduced to the MSTAT program and successfully completed
the two week workshop. Representatives from the several
commodity research sections and the adaptive research project
attended.

Needs/Problems: 1. Following the workshop, it was noted that
follow-up work will be required if MSTAT is to take its
place as a research tool. Malawi research officers will
require guidance and practice to become fully functional in
using microcomputers and software. The presence in Malawi of
the Michigan State trained officers should be helpful in
providing constant guidance to officers wishing to utilize
the MSTAT package.


CONTACTS

Institutions: Michigan State University
Crop & Soil Science Dept.
Department of Agricultural Economics
USAID/UF/Malawi Agricultural Development Project
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Individuals: Dr. R. Freed (MSU)
Dr. T. Stillwell (MSU)


Potential Trainers: L. J. Janicki
A. Kaunda
W. Lupiya
G. Mkamanga
Attending officers


Publication Potential: None

FSSP INFORMATION

Demands on FSSP: Continued funding of MSTAT workshops (Malawi,
Ecuador, Senegal)

FSSP commitment-promised responses: None

Materials collected: None

Contributions to Inventory: None








49. JKMcDermott/Kenya/June 6-21,1984


Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya
Assignment: USAID follow-up/Workshop(CIMMYT)
Name: JKMcDermott
Date of Activity: June 6-21,1984
Team:
Home Institution: FSSP (University of Florida)
Address: Farming Systems Support Project
International Programs
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
University of Florida
3028 McCarty Hall
Gainesville, Florida 32611

PROGRAM ABSTRACT
Objectives: 1. To spend one week in USAID/Kenya following up
on the earlier assignment.

2. To attend a workshop for research and extension
directors and officials from East Africa.


Accomplishments: USAID/Kenya: 1. Final editing on the report of
the earlier visit. "A Strategy for USAID Support
to Agricultural Research in Kenya" suggested
a) building a basic core capacity, and protecting it.
b) providing assistance with substance--maize, dry land
agriculture, and livestock.
c) employing a counselor for the director of research who'
would help identify problems and develop solutions based on
Kenya criteria. (Dale Harpstead would be ideal for the
counselor position).
d) practicing empathy and patience.

2. Helped in writing a concept paper.

3. Attended a meeting with the director of agriculture and his
deputy in charge of research.

WORKSHOP: 1. Explored two types of extension (T&V, and FSR).

T&V:
a) Gives structure and discipline which is often useful when
dealing with personnel typical of most LDC extension services.
b) Assumes subject matter; could be problematical.
c) Admits specialist and ties with research.
d) Structure may be limiting in creativity and imagination
limiting technology generation.

2. Became aquainted with Research and Extension leaders of this
part of the world.








3. Interacted with other workshop participants.


Needs/Problems: USAID/Kenya: 1.Research was too multi-directional
placing stress on matching funds and operating costs resulting in
loss of internal integrity.

2. No donor seems to have made any investment in institution.

3. All Donors seem to have pressed the institution.

4. Resources are needed to insure the two operations (T&V, FSR).

5.USAID should use this opportunity to back up the field agent
system which is need of help.

6. Private enterprise systems such as CEPLAC in Brazil and the
Coffee Federation in Colombia may deserve more attention in
extension.

WORKSHOP: 1. World Bank pressed to increase the number of field
agents, which could create potential problems in continuing to
maintain these levels.

2. Concern was expressed about how to keep up enthusiasm after
several years of the routine.

3. What comes next in the evolution of the T&V ?

4. FSR extension needs to develop its specialist function and
specialist participation fully in ESR.

CONTACTS

Institutions: USAID/Kenya; CIMMYT
Individuals: Mike Collinson, FSR
Dale Harpstead
Francois Falloux, World Bank
Benor, Daniel ,previously of the World Bank


Potential Trainers:
Publication Potential: Report- "A Strategy for USAID Support to
Agricultural Research in Kenya."



FSSP INFORMATION

Demands on FSSP: 1. Did not do any selling of FSSP since this
group consisted of mostly CIMMYT clients and what
access needed could be gained through CIMMYT.

2. Interest in FSSP and UFLA for graduated training.









3. Need a simple packet to carry around for people
who express an interest in FSSP.
FSSP commitment-promised responses: None
Materials collected:
Contributions to Inventory:







50. Fresco/Haiti/06/24 to 06/28/84


Region: Caribbean
Country: Haiti
Assignment: To attend "Seminar sur les systems de production
agricole en Haite."
Name: Louise Fresco
Date of Activity: 06/24 to 06/28/84
Team: Louise Fresco, M. Gadreau
Home Institution: Agricultural University, Wageningen
The Netherlands

Address: Brouwersgracht 865
1015 GK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
PROGRAM ABSTRACT:

Obj ectives:
1. To participate in the "Seminaire sur les systems de production
agricole en Haite," Limbe, June 24, 1984.
The seminar objectives included a) high level exchange between FSR
practitioners in Haiti and b) training of ADS-II staff, agronomes,
and residents.

Accomplishments:
1. Participated in workshop.

2. Summarized future needs, and made recommendations of FSSP
involvement in FSR/Haiti networking.

Needs/Problems:
A. Seminar
1. The seminar's first objective (exchange of FSR experience)
would have required more time to explore differences and
similarities between the possible approaches, and to discuss
details of methodology and analysis of surveys and trials while
ensuring maximum participation from all projects.

2. The second objective (training) would have required a more
clearly structured program, with some time spent to orient the
participants to the stages and the rationale of the FSR sequence,
a stronger overall leadership and explicit learning objectives
with ample opportunity for trainers' participation.

3. Logistical facilities, although adequate, did not allow
sufficient informal exchange between participants who were either
staying at Limbe or at Cape Haitien.

4. It was regretable that no opportunity existed to visit field
trials or farmers in the neighborhood.

B. ADS-II program
I. Criticisms of doing four simultaneous surveys:
a. The surveys do not take sufficient account of existing research
on faming systems in Haiti in ecological zones.








b. The surveys are predominantly a reflection of the information
provided by groups of farmers without check-ups on farmers' fields
and an assessment of individual variability.
c. Some of the questions are ambiguous.
d. The resulting data, especially of the informal surveys, is too
general to be useful.

2. A major bottleneck seems to be the absence of agreement within
the ADS-II team on the exact procedures of the FSR sequence and an
ambiguity in some of the concepts used by the team members. It
appears essential to reach agreement within the team while leaving
room for different types of experiments covering a range of
objectives, before the detailed design of the trials can be
spelled out.

3. In the short term, consulting with Madion-Salagnac and Bayonais
staff would be helpful in elaborating further data Collection
procedures.


CONTACTS

Institutions: ADS-II
Individuals:
Dr. M. Sorel, ADS-II
Dr. Swanson, ADS-II
Dr. Chatterjee, ADS-II
M. Alexis, Vice Doyan Academique
Dr. Wahab, USAID
Dr. Hart, CARDI

Potential Trainers:
Publication Potential: See Martha Gadreau's paper



FSSP INFORMATION

Demands on FSSP:
1. Haiti presents unique opportunities to develop and test FSSP's
strategies with a view to formulating long term support to the
national FSR program through the intermediary of ADS-II. See
original report for specific list of supportive features.

2. Networking with national FSR in Haiti through ADS-II could be
beneficial to FSSP's main program in W. Africa.

3. It is recommended that FSSP:
a. Formulate an explicit policy with respect to its long-term
involvement in training and networking in Haiti.
b. Complete a further assessment of ADS-II (and other Haitian FSR)
and similar projects elsewhere. See original report for specific
recommendations.
FSSP commitment-promised responses:








Materials collected:
Contributions to Inventory:








51. Gaudreau/Haiti/06/24 to 06/30/84
(absrtract still pending approval by author as of printing date)

Region: Caribbean
Country: Haiti
Assignment: To attend "Seminar sur les systemes-de production
agricole en Haite."
Name: Martha Gaudreau
Date of Activity: 06/24 to 06/30/84
Team: Martha Gaudreau, Louise Fresco
Home Institution: University of Minnesota
Address: University of Minnesota
Department of Soil Science, 227 Soils
1529 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108


PROGRAM ABSTRACT:

Obj ectives:
1. To participate in the seminar "Seminar sur les systems de
production agricole en Haite," Limbe, June 24-28,1984.

Accomplishments:
1. Participated in said seminar and made comments and
recommendations.

Needs/Problems:
1. The resource persons and participants were not housed under the
same roof and this severely limited informal interaction.

2. The training site was very far removed from the ADS-II project
area.

3. There seemed to be some confusion about the overall farming
systems approach and many participants did not have a good
perception of how this stage fit into the overall process of
farming systems research.

4. There may be a need for an overall training plan starting with
an orientation and then breaking the process apart into steps with
specialized training appropriate to each stage (similar to the
CIMMYT model).

5. Orientation of workshop was oriented toward cropping systems
and slighted animals. A special effort needs to be made to
incorporate information on animals.

6. Should begin workshop with "introduction to participants" and
review seminar schedule.

7. The seminar needed more direction by having a clearly
designated lead trainer.









8. More varied training techniques would have enhanced the
training.

9. Suggestions from participant evaluations:
a. There were suggestions for including more experiences from
outside Haiti including animal scientists and marketing
specialists.
b. Resource persons should have adequate capability in French.
c. Participants should be invited earlier to attend such a
seminar.



CONTACTS

Institutions: ADS-II
Individuals:
Sorel Jacques
Sally Guthrie
Richard Swanson
Joseph Pierre
Amal Chatterjee
Ernest Dupont
Jaques Alexis, FAMV
Abdul Wahab, USAID
Bob Hart
Yates, CIMMYT
Magloire, CIMMYT
Carl Monde, Bayonais
Alex Bellande
Philippe Matthieu
Gardy Fleurantin

Potential Trainers:
Publication Potential: There may be some data available in Haiti that
would be appropriate for publication as a case study for the
Intra-household Dynamics and Farming Systems Research Series.

FSSP INFORMATION

Demands on FSSP:
1. FSSP could provide copies of the Upper Volta and ILCA slide
tape modules to FAMV through the ADS-II project.

2. I would encourage FSSP to invite representatives of the Haiti
farming systems groups to participate in the domestic conference
or arrange a visit to North Florida project as part of an exchange
of information.

3. I would encourage FSSP to consider working with Haitian FSR
groups, to develop a case study or studies for future training
activities.

4. The film "Jadin Compe'm may be of interest to the FSSP and is
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available through Institut francais d'Haiti.


5. I would encourage FSSP to assist ADS-II and the FSR groups in
Haiti to plan additional training activities as they are needed or
to assist in the development of an overall training program that
would meet their needs.

6. I would encourage the FSSP to facilitate linkages between the
Haiti FS program and those in West Africa whenever possible.

FSSP commitment-promised responses:
Materials collected:
Contributions to Inventory:


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