Unlike information transfer, capacity building addresses the whole spectrum of cultural competency: before you build capacity you necessarily have to address the issue of cultural practices, faith, diet and local requirements instead of market needs first.
Even the most critical market interrelation can be explained to the detail to any farming community provided that you draw from local cultural beliefs, adages, proverbs and faith based belief systems. There is no better time than now, that, as a worldwide phenomenon upsetting traditional approaches to environmental dynamics, to address climate change in that same vein as one common denominator between the expert and the farmers group will be acknowledging the shift in seasonal occurrences ranging from crops decreasing yields to shortening rainy seasons with unexpected hosts of natural disasters hitherto unknown to such confines…
COMENGIP is a legitimate middleman by birth along with a sense of moral obligation in sharing our skills with the undeserved and now that food shortages have threatened more than ever before in Africa, we believe such has a lot to do with the way we get off track from our conservative self-sustaining in lieu and place of both extrovert and unsustainable consumption models.
Our Capacity building model is a mix use of 1 on 1 communication, radio, GIS narratives, to satellite interface with continuous feedback with the end users.
See Also: Practices make concepts