Sustainable Agriculture Course
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Course date:
19/07/2021 to 23/07/2021
Duration:
5 Days
Course fee: USD 720, KES 61,100

Introduction

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.

 

Duration

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

 

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/+254759285295 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 / +254759285295

or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org 

Course Date:
19/07/2021 to 23/07/2021
Duration:
5 Days
Course fee: USD 720 , KES 61,100
Call us on +254 732 776 700/ +254 759 285 295
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