The aim of this training is to build research capacity for the next generation of African scientists to achieve the following: understand the various biometrical components pertaining to design and analysis of experiments/surveys; apply various statistical techniques correctly at all stages of research and report the results effectively. The training equips postgraduate students with the skills and knowledge in use of R programming language for data management, analysis, and presentation of results in a format that would ensure their wide dissemination as peer reviewed publications and policy formulation. It is expected that this training will provide hands-on skills for the students to improve the quality of their research publications. The training will also be an opportunity for postgraduate students to prepare their draft thesis.

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