The Centre for In-service and Continuing Education (CICE) is the outreach arm of the Botswana College of Agriculture (BCA). It extends BCA’s mandate through quality in-service and continuing education training in agriculture and rural development . The CICE designs, develops and delivers training courses based on market demand. The delivery includes p ublic lectures on topical issues, capacity building of staff and students.
The CICE offers facilities at a cost to the public for conferences, seminars workshops, and meetings. Facilities include accommodation, recreation and catering. The CICE operates with a team of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated BCA staff. Wherever necessary, expertise may be sourced from government ministries, parastatals, private organizations, international organizations, farmers and entrepreneurs.
The Centre has a Board composed of BCA Executive Management Committee and Heads of Departments. The Principal chairs the Board. The Centre is headed by a Director assisted by three Programme Development Officers who are full time staff in their respective academic departments. The Director is also supported by a Centre Complex Manager.
The Centre for In-service and Continuing Education (CICE) is the outreach Department of the Botswana College of Agriculture with responsibilities to:
Promote, co-ordinate and deliver short-term courses in Agriculture and related fields;
Produce, develop, publish and disseminate training, extension, information and other materials
Promote and conduct pilot studies, projects, workshops and other outreach activities
Promote linkages between agricultural research, extension services and training
Liaise with different establishment CICE committees that direct, manage and advise in respect of the administration and activities of the Centre.
Centre for In-service and Continuing Education
Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Botswana Telephone: (+267) 3650 - 396/ 397/ 364 /157 Telefax: (+267) 3928 753, (+267) 3927 202 E-mail :CICE Director