Horticultural Crops Value Addition for Food Security Course

Course date: 09/12/2019 to 13/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

Although agriculture is the main source of livelihood to the majority of smallholder farmers, post- harvest losses has been among the major contributor to food scarcity due to low value addition and inadequate cold chain facilities particularly for horticultural produce such as fruits and vegetable. The different fruits and vegetables like carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, ginger, green leafy vegetables among others are important protective foods because of their nutritional value. Value addition of such fruits and vegetables can not only reduce wastage but also increase the quality of products and their shelf life and consequently guarantee nutritional security among the people. This five (5) day course will equip participants with hands own knowledge on different methods of value addition of different horticultural crops.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OBECTIVES

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand importance of value addition
  • Gain better understanding in different horticultural produce that can be value added
  • Learn different methods of value addition of different horticultural  produce

        

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1

  • Introduction of value addition
  • Importance of horticultural produce value addition
  • Understanding the produce to add value

 

Module 2

  • Value addition of different horticultural produce

v  Tomatoes

v  Carrots

v  Spices (ginger)

v  Green leafy vegetables

v  Sweet potato

v  Potato

 

Module 3

  • Methods of value addition of horticultural produce

v   Tomatoes

v  Carrots

v  Spices (ginger)

v  Green leafy vegetables

v  Sweet potato

v  Potato

v  etc

 

 Module 4

  • Challenges in horticultural produce value addition
  • Viability of horticultural produce value addition

 

Module 5

  • Field trip- Visiting smallholder farmers who are doing value addition of horticultural produce

 

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

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

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org  

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

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

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254732776700

or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org  

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org  

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

Course Date: 09/12/2019 to 13/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
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