Workshops of SATCRIS in Botswana,Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe uri icon


  • The workshop conducted in five countries of the SADCC region, described in this report, are the third in a series of workshop that the Library and Documentation Services Division at ICRISAT has conducted in Africa. The first set of workshop was held in four countries of West Africa in 1985 on part of the erstwhile project called Sorghum and Millet Information Center (SMIC). Response to these workshops indicated end-users (scientists, technician, extensionists) of agriculture information in these countries did not have adequate access to scientific and technical information and were not oriented to using information as a resources in planning, research and development, and problem solving. The SMIC project was succeeded by a new project called the Semi-Arid Tropical Crops Information Service (SATCRIS) in 1986, and it was a decided that an important objective of SATCRIS should be to promote its services in Africa trough user-oridented workshop

publication date

  • 1990