Technical drawing activities help in orientation of different field realities in forest sector. This module develops the skills and knowledge required to provide the information from the field and help in forest activities plan and mapping. At the end of this module the learner of level 4 will be able to perform the technical drawing activities and map interpretation with minimum supervision. The product will give orientation on different field realities in forest sector.

Pest and diseases are among different threats to decrease agricultural production. This module provides skills and knowledge required to identify and treat pests and diseases, select and use appropriate tools and equipment. It will allow the learner of level 4 to handle chemicals, follow instructions and precautions for their good application, monitor and evaluate treatment efficiency. It is important for a learner to know different ways of pests and diseases control in order to increase forest production.

This module describes the skills and knowledge required to apply forest preservation techniques in the context of Rwanda.

The module will allow the learner to:

• Apply silvicultural operations;

• Operate basic felling techniques;

• Maintain forest facilities.

Forest fire is one of the major causes of the biodiversity degradation. This competence will develop skills and knowledge required to control fire in the forest. At the end of this module, the learner of level 4 will be able to identify types of fire and fire stage, select appropriate fire control techniques and apply firefighting procedures under minimum supervision.

Erosion is among different threats to decrease agricultural production. This module will develop skills and knowledge required to the learner of level 4 to control soil erosion. At the end of this module the learner will be able to identify erosion types, control measures, and establish stabilizers on soil erosion control structures, tools and equipment to be used under minimum supervision.