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Agribusiness Enterprise Development and Management Training

INTRODUCTION


The agriculture sector plays an important role towards rural development which in turn plays a vital role towards economic development being one of the major sources of income in developing countries. It is a major creator of jobs and plays a key role towards realization of food security in any particular nation. This training program is intended to help the participants embrace agribusiness enterprise development to promote rural development, economic development and act a means to sustain their livelihoods.

DURATION


5 days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?


This course is intended for various Experts in Agriculture; Extension officers, Agricultural officials and Decision makers working with local people, in governments, donor organization, Non-profit oriented organizations for Agriculture Development programmes.

COURSE OBJECTIVES


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand basic in agribusiness enterprise development.
  • Gain knowledge on agribusiness diversification.
  • Gain skills on the role of agribusiness growth in rural development.
  • Understand the gender role in agribusiness enterprise development.
  • Gain skills farm management planning.
  • Understand how the economic forces affect both agribusiness and rural development.

COURSE OUTLINE   


Basic Concepts in Agribusiness

  • What is agribusiness?
  • Rural Sociology
  • Entrepreneurship in farming
  • Agribusiness development and rural development
  • Agribusiness development and food security
  • Factors hindering agribusiness development in rural areas

Agribusiness Enterprise Development

  • Basic concepts in agro-entrepreneurship
  • Production resources
  • Nature of agribusiness products
  • Risks and risk management in agriculture
  • Agricultural marketing and management
  • Value addition of agricultural products
  • Cooperatives and their role in agribusiness development

Farm Management Plan

  • Strategic plan
  • Business plans
  • Viability analysis
  • Management strategies plan
  • Natural resources plan

Agribusiness Diversification

  • What is agribusiness diversification?
  • Drivers of diversification
  • Types of diversification
  • Opportunities for diversification
  • Non-farm diversification

Cross-cutting issues in Agribusiness Enterprise Development

  • Economic forces effect on agribusiness development
  • Economic importance of agriculture and sustainable development
  • Gender and marginalized groups role in agribusiness rural development
  • Role of technology in agribusiness and rural development
  • Role of government in agribusiness enterprise development
  • Agribusiness incubation and innovation

CUSTOMIZED TRAINING


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

REQUIREMENTS


Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  

TRAINING FEE


The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mob: +254 7739167709

PAYMENT


Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CANCELLATION POLICY


  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.

COURSE PROVISIONS


  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training

FORCE MAJEURE


  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

Event Properties

Event Date 10-07-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 14-07-2017 4:00 pm
Cut off date 05-07-2017
Individual Price $1,050.00
Location Versed Training Facilities, Nairobi Kenya
$1,050.00
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P.O Box 9656-00300, Nairobi, Kenya

E-mail: training@versedpro.com

Tel: +254 735 537 073 | +254 739 167 709

 

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