The first regional consortia training was held between 14th and 16th October 2013 at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi. It aimed at training the country coordinators and other key members of project team on matters related to:
- Data collection and database development
- Website development and management
- Development of effective communication tools (policy briefs, extension materials, posters and newsletters
- Project management and reporting
The key trainers were drawn from IPNI, CABI, Xabit Consultants limited and KARI.