The facilitators of sessions:
SESSION 1 :
Wellington Ekaya (Ruforum)
Pascal Gantet (University Montpellier 2)
Omar Bessaoud (IAMM, firstname.lastname@example.org)
SESSION 2 :
Esperanza Torres Rojas (National university of Colombia)
Roger Frutos (Doctoral school Sibaghe, email@example.com), Gunther Hahne (IRD, firstname.lastname@example.org),
Nadine Zakhia (Cirad) email@example.com
SESSION 3 :
Irene Annor-Frempong (FARA)
Carole Lambert (Montpellier SupAgro)
SESSION 4 :
Jon Daane (ICRA)
Nour-Eddine Selamna (ICRA)
SESSION 5 :
Lea Ouattara (2IE)
Jean-Luc Bosio (Montpellier SupAgro)
Judith Francis (CTA)
CIPCAD 2010 Challenges & Innovative Processes for Capacity Strengthening In Agriculture for Development
International Workshop Montpellier , France 26th - 27th March 2010
Register now! The list will be closed at 140 participants!
The CIPCAD 2010 will be held in Montpellier, France, March 26 to 27, 2010.
It aims to address global ARD challenges through capacity development and training support and to identify mechanisms for international collaborations in training and education.
The main challenges of the workshop are :
- to strengthen the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) and the contribution of Higher education institutions
- to give a full role to the “non-traditional research stakeholders” such as farmers’ organisations, NGOs and the private sector
- to draw lessons from innovative experiences of higher education and training in ARD and/or innovation in agriculture and sustainable natural resources management
- to discuss innovative alliances :
- between individual institutions (such as university-to-university agreements of co-tutoring)
- between regional networks
- in the design and management of multi-stakeholder training platforms
Registration will be open in January 2010
Target audience :
- Rectors, deans of universities
- Staff of university research and innovation services,
- Staff of university educational services,
- Coordinators of degree programmes,
…and last but not least, NGO’s professionals, human resource department staff, research team managers, commercial managers….
Registration procedure : A limited participation (50 €) will be required from the participants. Lunches on 26 and 27 March, coffee breaks and documentation will be offered. Registration is required to secure your participation (40 persons max per session).
Please register here
Register now! The list will be closed at 140 participants!
Seminar starting on Friday 26th March 2010, lasting till Saturday morning, 27th March 2010
English is the official language of the conference.
In each session, several case studies will be presented as an introduction followed by discussions in small groups / panels. One case study can be presented from different points of views (e.g. panel trainers/trainees/external beneficiaries…).
Posters – Experiences to be presented and discussed
Posters can be presented on any of the five topics discussed at the sessions.
Abstracts (1 page max) presenting a capacity building experience (course, material, agreement…) in regard with the topic of one session can be sent :
- Either directly to the head of the local CIPCAD organizing committee : Didier Pillot
Email: didier.pillot @supagro.inra.fr
- or to the facilitators of the sessions:
- Session 1 : Wellington Ekaya (Ruforum, firstname.lastname@example.org ), Pascal Gantet (University Montpellier 2, email@example.com ), or Omar Bessaoud (IAMM, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Session 2 : Esperanza Torres Rojas (National University of Colombia, email@example.com), Roger Frutos (Doctoral school Sibaghe, firstname.lastname@example.org), Gunther Hahne (IRD, email@example.com), or Nadine Zakhia (Cirad, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Session 3 : Irene Annor-Frempong (FARA, email@example.com) or Carole Lambert (Montpellier SupAgro, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Session 4 : Jon Daane (ICRA, Jon.Daane@wur.nl) or Nour-Eddine Selamna (ICRA, email@example.com)
- Session 5 : Lea Ouattara (2IE, firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Jean-Luc Bosio (Montpellier SupAgro, email@example.com) or Judith Francis (CTA, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deadline for suggesting a case study : January 31, 2010
Location of the workshop:
Montpellier SupAgro – Institut des régions chaudes
Access to Montpellier:
BY CAR :
Montpellier is linked to Paris by the A9 and A75 motorways (around 700 kms). It is also linked to Italy, Spain, Switzerland.
Map out your route with Mappy
A9 motorway / Exit Montpellier Est
Then follow sign road Hopitaux-Facultés – Take Parc Agropolis direction
download the map (in French).
BY PLANE : International Airport Montpellier Méditerranée
The Montpellier Méditerranée Airport is the 9th French airport and the 1st airport in Languedoc Roussillon. Five regular airlines (Air France, Ryanair, Easyjet, Iberia, Transavia) operate to and from it.
- Paris Orly: 9 daily flights
- Paris Charles de Gaulle: 4 daily flights
- Lyon: 3 daily flights
- Brussels, Frankfort, London Gatwick: 4 weekly flights
- Madrid, London Stansted and Amsterdam: 3 weekly flights
The airport is open from 5.30 a.m. to 11.00 p.m. all days
15 daily return flights to Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Orly-Ouest.
Flight duration: 1h10 minutes Also connections from Brussels, London and Francfurt by Ryanair are possible.
More information on Montpellier's airport >> http://www.montpellier.aeroport.fr/layer_en.asp
The airport is at 10 kilometers from the centre of Montpellier (15 minutes drive), midway between the town and the sea. Taxis, car rental and a shuttle service (11 times/day) are available. The cost of a taxi is around 20 €, and the cost of the shuttle is around 5 €.
Other options may be:
- To take a flight to Marseille (150 kms from Montpellier), and then take a direct train from the airport or a rental car to Montpellier (1h30 drive by the motorway) More information on Marseille-Provence international airport
- To take a flight to Gerona (180 Kms from Montpellier) or Barcelona (300 kms from Montpellier) airports in Spain, and then a rental car or a direct train to Montpellier
BY TRAIN : Montpellier Railway station
Phone: +33 (0)4 99 74 15 10
More information: SNCF website
Another way to come to Montpellier from Paris is to take the high-speed train(TGV): 15 high speed trains are operating daily from downtown Paris (3h ½) and 4 daily direct high-speed trains from Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport (4 hours). The train station is located downtown Montpellier near the Corum and most of the hotels.
There are also direct trains to Barcelona, Geneva, Nice and Italy, Bordeaux, etc.
ACCESS TO AGROPOLIS CAMPUS: Montpellier mass transportation system
Get in tramway line 1, direction “MOSSON”, get off at "Saint-Eloi" stop
Get in bus "LA NAVETTE" going to "Agropolis Lavalette" (last stop )
Frequency : 6 min
Single : 1,40€
A book of 10 tickets: 11,50 €
Attention! Combination of 1 ticket for both bus & tramway is valid under that condition: your trip must not exceed 1 hour long.
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Mise à jour le 17/03/10
Extrait du site http://www.agropolis.fr/cipcad/pages/cipcad.php