ACAI Project team organised an inhouse DSSAT modelling training at IITA Ibadan Campus from 05 March to 09 MarKilimach 2018.
The workshop was organised around three main objectives;
- To understand the ACAI database structure
- How to acquire data from ODK and make it ready for analysis
- Identify data needs for the development of the Decision Support Tools
The team led by Dr Meklit Chernet and Dr Guillaume Ezui reviewed protocols in used and split into respective groups to update them to the lasted versions. Sessions also included a discussion and learning on how clean /polish and organize data from ODK as well as data management especially in relation to modelling.
Dr Pieter Pypers conducted a training on developing XML for data capturing in ONA. (developing the forms from scratch to uploading for application.) Other topics covered included; modelling, automation of data archiving and curation and practical handling of data from field trials