The LEGS Training Programme focuses on the roll-out of a series of regional Training of Trainers (TOT) courses. Each TOT results in a cadre of LEGS Trainers who are equipped with the skills and materials to carry out the 3-day LEGS Training in their own countries. Only LEGS Trainers (who have completed a LEGS TOT) are authorised to deliver the 3-day LEGS Training. See the LEGS Training Policy for more details.
Previous Training of Trainers (TOT) Courses
Find out more about previous LEGS Training of Trainers courses, including a summary of evaluation responses and a slide show from selected courses.
How to organise LEGS Training
The LEGS Trainers (graduates of the LEGS Training of Trainers – TOTs) are equipped with the skills, methods and training materials to carry out the LEGS 3-day Training Course.
LEGS does not organise these courses but leaves interested organisations to commission LEGS Training from any of the LEGS Trainers in their country or region. Only LEGS Trainers are authorised to deliver the 3-day LEGS Training.
Accredited LEGS Trainers
Once LEGS Trainers have completed two successful LEGS Training Courses and the evaluations have been submitted to LEGS, they are considered to be fully accredited.
Contact details for the accredited LEGS Trainers are presented by country. If there is no one from your country listed here, please contact the LEGS Administrator who can put you in touch with local LEGS Trainers who have not yet been accredited.
New LEGS Gender Module
LEGS has developed a new and free online Gender Module, which provides additional information and analysis to better equip practitioners to address gender issues in the planning and implementation of emergency response. The LEGS Gender Module is also available on Kaya, the Humanitarian Leadership Academy’s online learning platform.
Raising awareness in the humanitarian and livestock sectors
LEGS has developed a half-day awareness-raising session targeted
at humanitarian donors, policy makers, decision makers and programme developers
The LEGS Handbook
The LEGS Handbook provides standards and guidelines for appropriate and timely livestock-based livelihoods responses in emergencies, using a participatory and evidence-based approach. The Handbook was produced through a broad consultation process, drawing on good practice worldwide. The LEGS Handbook is a companion to The Sphere Handbook alongside other humanitarian standards which make up the Humanitarian Standards Partnership.