ORGANIC FARMING COURSE

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08/07/2024 To 12/07/2024 NAIROBI 1,000 USD 600 USD Register for Online Training Register for Onsite Training
12/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 NAIROBI 1,000 USD 600 USD Register for Online Training Register for Onsite Training
09/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 NAIROBI 1,000 USD 600 USD Register for Online Training Register for Onsite Training
07/10/2024 To 11/10/2024 NAIROBI 1,000 USD 600 USD Register for Online Training Register for Onsite Training
04/11/2024 To 08/11/2024 NAIROBI 1,000 USD 600 USD Register for Online Training Register for Onsite Training
16/12/2024 To 20/12/2024 NAIROBI 1,000 USD 600 USD Register for Online Training Register for Onsite Training

ORGANIC FARMING COURSE

INTRODUCTION

Organic farming is a viable economic move which benefits the farm soil, the environment, and purchasers of the produce. With organic farming presenting a low input way of farming, it makes the land sustainable as it doesn’t result in land degradation like other production methods; hence the long-term cost of sustaining production is less and there is a growing demand from the consumers of organic produce. With the growing demand for organic produce, this course will equip you on how to produce organically and maintaining the environment sustainably for future generations.

DURATION

5 days

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials, and policymakers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations, non-government organizations, small and medium enterprises for agricultural development, farmer organizations and cooperatives and anyone who wants to learn more about organic food production, farming and environmental challenges.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

v  Discuss the scope and nature of organic farming in today’s world.

v  Select appropriate organic management systems.

v  Understand the environmental, economic and political issues concerned with organic farming.

v  Explain the role of living organisms and decomposing organic matter in creating and maintaining an appropriate soil condition for successful organic farming.

v  Apply appropriate weed management practices.

v  Select and apply appropriate pest and disease management practices for both animal and plant production.

v  Design an appropriate system for organic production of plants and livestock.

v  Markets and marketing of organic products.

v  Health benefits of organic products

 

COURSE OUTLINE

v  Introduction to Organic Farming

v  Integrated Farm Management Systems

v  Organic Management Issues

v  Organic Management Issues

v  Weed Management

v  Pest and Disease Management

v  Livestock Management

v  Pasture Management

v  Crop Management

v  Demand for organic products

v  Markets and marketing of organic products.

v  Organic products in the export market

v  Policy regulations of organic farming.

v  Health benefits of organic products

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Afriex Training Ltd admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

This course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented

TRAINING VENUE, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT

v  Training is residential and will be held at Afriex Training Centre.

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

v  Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged upon request by the participant.

v  This training can also be tailor made for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our training Centre or at a convenient location.

v  For further inquiries, please contact us on training@afriextraining.org

v  Payment should be made to Afriex Training Limited bank account before the start of the training and receipts sent to training@afriextraining.org

v  Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Afriex Training Ltd certificate.

Contact Details

Anniversary Towers 8th Flr, Nairobi
+254 715 310 685 | +254 732 543 623
info@afriextraining.org

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