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Courses and Meetings
- Modern pig farm management
- Alternative forms of business
- Modern animal feed manufacturing
- Anaerobic Waste Water Treatment
- The low-cost building construction project

20 May -21 June 1996
Modern pig farm management
Barneveld/The Netherlands

This course, dealing with the principles and practice of management of both breeding and finishing pig herds at the farmers' level, is designed for pig farm managers, extension officers and other people engaged in commercial pig production. Subjects: reproductive technology, pig health, nutrition etc. and economic and production parameters.

Details from:

IPC Livestock Barneveld College Head Department of International Studies and Cooperation Programmes
P.O. Box 64
3770 AB Barneveld
The Netherlands
Tel.: (31)342414881
Fax: (31) 342492813
E-mail: ipcbarv@knoware

28-30 May 1996
Alternative forms of business
Witzenhausen/Germany

"Alternative company structures in the North -approaches to self-help in the South. Can we learn from each other?"

In this seminar the question being asked is to what extent the experiences of co-operative self help -concerning participation, marketing and finance - can be transferred to projects in the South. Target group: experts in development and potential entrepreneurs in developing countries. Fees: 480 DM (reduced rate 240 DM).

Details from:
Deutsches Institut fpische und Subtropische Landwirtschaft GmbH
Postfach 1652
D-37206 Witzenhausen
Germany
Tel.: (49) 554260711
Fax: (49) 554260739

3-14 June 1996
Modern animal feed manufacturing
Barneveld/The Netherlands

This two-week-programme aims at providing the participants with practice-oriented up-to-date-knowledge in technological issues, animal nutrition and feed formulation, economic issues and quality control. Besides college sessions, excursions to modern feed mills, research institutes and production plants are planned.

Details from:

IPC Livestock Barneveld College Head Department of International Studies and Cooperation Programmes
P.O. Box 64
3770 AB Barneveld
The Netherlands
Tel.: (31)342414881
Fax: (31) 342492813
E-mail: ipcbarv@knoware

1-12 July 1996
Anaerobic Waste Water Treatment
Delft and Wageningen, The Netherlands

This international course treats all relevant aspects of sustainable waste (water) treatment technologies of which anaerobic degestion processes constitute the core technology. Special attention will be given to the transfer of knowledge to developing countries. The course offers a combination of theoretical lectures, practical work and field trips and aims at engineers, chemists and other specialists in environmental and sanitary engineering. Language: English. Fee: HFI 5500 (5000 in case of payment received bevor May 1st).

Details from:

International Institute for Infrastructural, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering IHE
P.O. Box 3015
2601 DA Delft
The Netherlands
Tel.: (31) 15 15 17 15
Fax: (31) 15 12 29 21

26 Sept. -11 Oct. 1996
The low-cost building construction project
Grenoble /France

During this intensive course the main production and construction techniques will be presented. Prelimary studies, accessibility, construction quality and costs are the themes. After the course a one week seminar can be organized to discuss and analyse selected participants' projects. Language: English. Course fee: 12,000 FF.

Details from:

Ecole d' Architecture de Grenoble
CRATerre-EAG/
Mrs. Marina Trappeniers
60 avenue de Constantine -BP 2636
38036 Grenoble Cx 2
France
Tel.: (33) 76 40 14 39
Fax: (33) 76 22 72 56