Published on 14 Jun, 2021

SEAD Figures

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SEAD strengthened educational institutes by providing capacity building services for sustainable agricultural development that led to a more competent workforce that can respond adequately to challenges experienced at farmer level.Over 50 cooperatives are applying new skills and increasing their yield and quality of production.

Over 40,000 farmers are demonstrating greater knowledge and learning of new technologies, techniques, and innovations.

10 Student Ministries were awarded grants to advance gender and social inclusion within their education institutions.

€350,000 of funds were granted to scholarships for staff at partner institutions to pursue master’s and PhD degrees at international universities in Ghana, Kenya and the Netherlands.

Over 300 agribusinesses and agri-service companies were better equipped to apply new and relevant technologies and innovation, increasing their turnover and profitability.

Over 2,000 students were equipped with practical skills focused on new and relevant technologies and innovations because of newly developed curricula

Over 30 career guidance officers and management of SEAD partner institutions were skilled in providing relevant and appropriate information, advice, and guidance to students.

Over 25 diplomas in management and leadership were granted to mid and senior-level management of SEAD’s partner institutions.

50 district and sector agronomists and veterinarians demonstrating improved competencies in their work.

Over 100 staff from partner institutions were trained to mainstream gender in their institutions and inclusion of female student enrolment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Over 40 cross-institutional teams were awarded research funds to explore a range of issues directly affecting farmers, cooperatives, and agribusinesses.

Over 30 new or re-developed formal and nonformal curricula are available for student enrolment and those working in agriculture.

To keep up the good work, SEAD strongly believes that the partner institutions will:

Actively engage with the private sector

Institutionalise effective engagement of education institutions in outreach services linked to public extension services provision, policy and practice in demand-led curriculum development, entrepreneurship, and incubation; applied research and innovation; outreach services and student mentoring/career guidance

Functioning Training and Innovation Centres (STICs) – Education enterprises that will promote research opportunities, accelerate solutions to agricultural issues and boost economic results.