Organized by AGRODEP, IFPRI, and DSSAT Foundation, a DSSAT Training Workshop was held in Dakar, Senegal, in April 2014. Thirteen AGRODEP members from seven countries were trained to learn the background and science of crop system modeling, preparing the model input data and understanding model outputs, and the operation of DSSAT v4.6 and its applications.
DSSAT Workshop in Thailand has been successfully held at the Chiang Mai University. Total of 19 participants representing 11 countries attended the workshop. The international participants were fully sponsored by the Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA).
With partial support of DFID/UKaid, ICRISAT/CCAFS, and CIMMYT/CSISA, AgMIP conducted a Multiple Cropmodel Training Workshop in India in March 2013 to train 48 participants to utilize multiple crop models and AgMIP software tools to conduct Regional Integrated Assessments of crop production and food security.
A two-day workshop on the “Simulation Modeling: A Decision Support System for Agro-technology Transfer for Improving the Standards of Research” was held at the Bahauddin Zakariya University in Multan, Pakistan, on 3-4 March 2013 – organized by Department of Agronomy Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, sponsored by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Islamabad, Pakistan.