Training for agricultural extension agents and professionals about best practices to produce quinoa

Place: UM6P University, Ben Guerir, Morocco.

Date: 9th August, 2018

The training was delivered by Dr. Hirich Abdelaziz (ICBA scientist), Dr. Choukr-Allah Redouane (Consultant) and Manal Mhada (UM6P Postdoc) for more than 30 participants from different organizations including:

  • Women cooperatives and associations
  • Local departments of Agriculture Ministry (DPA, ONCA, ONSSA)
  • IAV Hassan II institute
  • UM6P university
  • Fondation Rehamna

The training was divided into 3 modules:

  • Quinoa Botany and Morphology
  • Generalities on quinoa and its potential and situation worldwide
  • Best practices of quinoa cultivation and seed processing