Sustainable Agriculture Course

Course Date Onsite fees: Location Register
29/07/2024 To 02/08/2024 1,000 USD, 90,000 Ksh Nairobi
28/10/2024 To 01/11/2024 1,000 USD, 90,000 Ksh Nairobi


Following the anticipated increase in human population and a consequent decrease in land, there is a need for farmers to adopt farming systems that can sustain the increased population specifically sustainable agriculture. Sustainable agriculture is a type of agriculture whose focus is on the production of long-term crops and livestock with minimal environmental impact. This type of agriculture produce healthy, nutritious, affordable food and a dependable, secure food supply -without producing a negative impact on the environment. Sustainable agriculture aims at reducing the use of agro-chemicals such as pesticides and synthetic fertilizers, promoting biodiversity in crops and ecosystems and helping farmers improve their Agri-skills and quality of life.



5 Days

Training objectives

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

·        Learn how sustainable agriculture is carried out

·        Gain knowledge on importance of sustainable agriculture

·        Understand how to grow your produce using sustainable ways.

·        Learn how to improve sustainability on farms


Who should attend?

·        Policy makers

·        Development practitioners and programme managers

·        Sectoral specialists and academics

·        Trainers and extension agents

·        Anyone who wants to learn more about sustainable agriculture


Course outline

Module 1: Introduction to sustainable agriculture

·        Sustainable ways of farming

·        Whole farm planning

·        Land Management programs

·        Natural farming

·        Organic farming

·        Minimum Tillage


Module 2: Soil conservation technologies

·        Major types of soil problems

·        Soil structural decline

·        Soil improvements

·        Adding organic matter to soils

·        Cultivation techniques

·        Conservation tillage

·        Stone bund and soil bund

·        Cover crops


Module 3: Water conservation techniques

·        Types of water storage

·        Water quality

·        Reed beds

·        Water saving measures

·        Recycling

·        Swales and keylines

·        Irrigation systems


Module 4: Land Care

·        Weed Management

·        Preventative measures

·        Tree management

·        Wind breaks

·        Wildlife corridors

·        Wildlife habitats

·        Pest and diseases control


Module 5: Financial Sustainability

·        Economic principles

·        Developing a Farm Business Plan

·        Financial plan

·        Controlling growth

·        Value adding

·        Enterprise mix



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/+254759285295 or Email:  


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


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


·        Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through

·        Mobile: +254732776700 / +254759285295

or Email: 

Call us on +254 732 776 700/ +254 759 285 295
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