AFC together with its maroccan partners bmH Coach, IFG Stratégie et Management and INTERP Conseil et Ingénierie was awarded the service contract for the project: Provision of a project management training cycle for staff of the Ministry of Agriculture (TC-2B). Executing agency: Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Financing agency: MCA Morocco Start/completion: 10/2010 – 3/2012 Total budget: 1.762.989,-- EURO The Millennium Challenge Council (MCC) has concluded a contract with the Kingdom of Morocco – being managed by the Agency of Partnership for Progress (APP) in Morocco - for supporting economic growth and for enhancing productivity and employment in potential growth sectors. The service contract awarded to AFC “Provision of a project management training cycle for staff of the Ministry of Agriculture (TC-2B)” is part of the MCA Fruit Cultivation Project (PAF) which aims at promoting the cultivation and marketing of perennial fruit crops in various provinces of Morocco. Objective of the contract TC-2B is the preparation and implementation of training curricula for those staff of the Ministry of Agriculture that are directly involved in the implementation of PAF on national, regional and local level. About 300 participants have been identified in four regions of the country. Six training topics with a total of 20 modules have been selected: Project management techniques. Monitoring and evaluation of projects. Participatory development approaches. Integration of social and environmental aspects in the implementation of agricultural projects. Establishment and registration of professional farmer organisations / associations Training of trainers (multiplicators). Overall, 505 days of training for a total of 9.523 participants (cumulated) are planned. The consultant’s role in the implementation also includes responsibility for training logistics.