Welcome to the Capacity Building (CB) multi-media channel!
Here, you'll find content in a variety of media related to GCP's capacity building activities.
Complex personality of groundnut: Part 3 of 4: Capacity building
A key message: "Nobody is given anything. They are taught...a completely different ball game." Soraya Leal-Bertioli, Brazil
Recipe for chickpea success in Tropical Legumes I (TLI)/Legumes Research Initiative - Part 2: Capacity building
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Episode 1.3 – Gaps and challenges: The common ones
GCP’s Xavier Delannay discusses key challenges and gaps which were common to many of the African research sites visited by GCP Consultant, Hannibal Muhtar. Xavier lists limited human and infrastructure resources, as well as a clear need to build capacity of research staff on the ground, targeting courses in the local language where possible, and, critically, the need to ensure the sustainable continuation of these investments long after GCP disengages.
GCP’s Xavier Delannay talks about the benefits being enjoyed by researchers and local communities in sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to GCP investments in field and lab infrastructure, equipment, and related support services.
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An in-depth blogpost about GCP Consultant, Hannibal Muhtar, and his work which included identifying, together with GCP project Principal Investigators, African research sites of ongoing or potential GCP Research Initiative projects where effective scientific research might be hampered by significant gaps in one fundamental area: infrastructure, equipment and support services.