- Susana Olivares
Twenty-two lecturers, researchers and graduate students from six universities(*) acquired new skills in econometric analysis of commodity-related issues during the first Virtual Institute professional development workshop organized for core Chadian Vi member, the Université de N'Djaména, March 14-18.
Funded by the Government of Finland, the objective of the workshop was to provide participants with the empirical tools needed to conduct policy-relevant analysis in the area of commodities.
“The participants expressed their total satisfaction with the workshop, and said that the training surpassed their expectations,” reports Gadom Djal Gadom, lecturer-researcher at the Université de N’Djamena. “The workshop greatly strengthened their technical skills and capacity to teach at the universities. They also said they felt well-equipped to conduct future research.”