EHAf 2nd Annual Community of Practice Meeting

Monday, May 10, 2010 to Friday, May 14, 2010

Event description

CoP2-E/HAF was held May 10-14, 2010 at the Imperial Hotel in Kisumu, Kenya. This CoP meeting brought together the eight new and existing projects in the E/HAf CoP to discuss shared strategies and plans for their projects, and to explore topics of mutual interest. Presentations on the theme of this workshop -- systems thinking for agroecological intensification -- was given by Dr. Shame Zingore from the International Plant Nutrition Institute, and Dr. Margaret Ngigi from Egerton University. Program integration; integrated monitoring, evaluation and planning (IMEP); and research methods were also discussed. Field visits were conducted to various sites, including the Nyamasaria Farmers’ group and the 06-448: Finger millet project. This meeting was coordinated by E/HAf Regional Representative Linnet Gohole. Ed Rege facilitated the meeting.

Event venue

Imperial Hotel
Kisumu, Kenya
http://www.imperialhotel.co.ke/

Organizing committee and key contacts

Linnet Gohole, Regional Representative and Workshop Coordinator
Tesfahun Fenta, Ethiopia Support Specialist
Rebecca Nelson, Liaison Scientist and Scientific Director, CCRP
Jane Maland Cady, International Program Director, The McKnight Foundation