The opinions expressed in this Training Kit are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and / or the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The designations employed and the presentation of material in this Training Kit do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of CTA and / or IFAD concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries. The designations “developed” and “developing” countries are intended for statistical convenience and do not necessarily express a judgement about the stage reached by a particular country or area in the development process.