● Czech Development Agency

● Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

● Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences

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Support to Development of Secondary and Tertiary Agricultural Education in Namibia

Target Country:

Republic of Namibia

Project Coordinator:

Petr Kosina

Project Team:

Petra Holešovská, Jiří Kortus

Partner(s) of the Project:

University of Namibia – Faculty of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development in Namibia, Ministry of Basic Education, Sport and Culture in Namibia


Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic

Duration of the project:

2003 - 2005


Aim of the Project:

The main objective was to improve Namibian human resources in the field of agriculture and natural resources by assisting in the stabilization and enhancement of specialized agricultural education. Only welltrained specialists can ensure food security in Namibia by improving agricultural productivity, promoting sustainable development and sustainable utilization of natural resources.

Outputs of the Project:

Assistance in the teaching of subjects for which there are currently no specialists at the Faculty of Agriculture & Natural Resources (or even in Namibia) – funding of visiting lecturers from the Czech Republic (8 months/year).
Organization of specialised workshops in Namibia – with the assistance of Czech specialists.
Preparation and publication of joint study materials, textbooks, technical literature and demonstration teaching aids for agricultural education.
Material, financial and technical assistance with the improvement of crop science research and demonstration centre at Ogongo Agricultural College.



Petr Kosina




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