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The first step of any capacity building activity is to identify the most suitable learning approach, based on a training needs analysis of the country context, the main analytical methods used, current stakeholders and gaps in the skills of key staff and partners. The learning options include a workshop (face-to-face training event) , an e-learning course or on-the-job learning (learning by doing "on the job").

TNA Tools for Facilitators

The "Good Enough" Training Needs Analysis Planning Tool This simple tool aims to assist Regional Bureaux and Country Offices to strategically plan their food security analysis capacity building activities. The tables are first filled in by country offices, and the information is consolidated by the regional VAM officer and developed into a regional capacity building strategy.

Examples of other training needs analysis approaches

Examples of capacity building strategies, TNAs, and related ToRs can be consulted through the following links. Please note that these TNAs were carried out before the above simplified tool was designed