Capacity building training

The Ministry of Agriculture has organized administrative capacity building training to 144 of its staff members from the central office and from various regional offices.

Asmara, 19 July 2018 – The Ministry of Agriculture has organized administrative capacity building training to 144 of its staff members from the central office and from various regional offices.

The training which was provided in three phases was focused on material and office management, as well as on project planning and management.

Speaking at the closing ceremony held on 16 July, Mr. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of Agriculture, stating that the training is part of the national program aimed at building human resources capacity and providing effective and efficient service throughout the country, called on the newly recruited members to upgrade their knowledge and skills in the work place.

The head of Human Resources Development in the Ministry, Mr. Yuel Yonas on his part, stated that the trainees were provided both theoretical and practical training. He also said that in the course of the training the trainees had the opportunity of visiting various agricultural sites as part of the practical training provided.

The trainees on their part expressing their gratitude for the training opportunity provided, called for its sustainability.

Dr. Abel Habtemariam, director of the Eritrean Center for Institutional Excellency, and Mr. Tadese Beyene, Coordinator of Projects at the Center on their part called on the trainees to upgrade the knowledge they have acquired in practice and share their experience with their colleagues.