Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada


Agricultural Institutional Development

Nicaragua | Central America

Project Description

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) collaborated with Government of Nicaragua to develop its institutions and small and medium enterprises in the agricultural sector, particularly in the area of extension, as well as storage using silos. CICan provided training and technical assistance in areas including (i) planning, programming and coordination in the sector; (ii) methodological, technical and curriculum development which allow trainers and extensionists to adapt to the new and changing economic and social conditions in the agricultural sector; and (iii) collaboration in terms of developing a sectoral strategy and providing technology transfer to cooperatives and the private sector.

Start Date:

June 1, 1991

End Date:

March 31, 1998



Improve agricultural production through technical capacity building in extension services

Funded By

Canadian International Development Agency

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