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International Technical Webinar

Wednesday 01 February 2023, 14:30 - 16:00 Europe/Rome

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Mr David Phiri (Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa and Representative to the African Union, FAO) 
Mr Erdin Beshimov (Director of Experiential Learning at MIT Open Learning and Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
Mr Michael Frese (Professor, Asia School of Development and Leuphana University of Lüneburg) 
Ms Nomathemba Mhlaga (Agribusiness Officer and Programme Manager, FAO) 
Ms Sandra Ejang (Co-founder and CEO, Western Silk Road) 
Ms Cristina Petracchi (Leader of the FAO elearning Academy)

Objectives of the session

  • Introduce the e-learning course "agripreneurship 101" and share experiences of similar courses; 
  • Showcase relevant evidence in entrepreneurship and personal initiative training; and
  • Discuss the main findings of the evaluation conducted.