Blog post by Shamela Rambadan and Abigail Rumsey
Taking part in a group activity during plant doctor training. Credit: Shamela Rambadan © CABI
Newly trained plant doctors in Suriname. Credit: Rob Harling © CABI
Acting Deputy Minister presenting a certificate to a participant at the closing ceremony. Credit: Shamela Rambadan © CABI
In May last year, discussions began with the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Husbandry and Fisheries (LVV) to start up a Plantwise programme in Suriname. By December, 22 plant doctors had completed Module 1 of the Plantwise ‘How to Become a Plant Doctor’ training course. In January 2014, a Partnership Statement and Partnership Agreement was signed by the Permanent Secretary Mr Gerrit Breinburg. Continue reading
As we move into the New Year and all that 2013 has to offer it seems like a good time to review some of the achievements of 2012 . Here are a few of the Plantwise highlights of 2012!