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Entrepreneurship and Inclusive Agribusiness Course

INTRODUCTION

In 2016, the world launched the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development Goals which is a set of 17 Global Goals to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  These Goals include Goal 1 and 2; that focus on ending poverty and hunger respectively among others. Despite the existence of global agendas and frameworks to reduce poverty and end hunger, the world still experience acute hunger and poverty. For instance, according to the United Nations report of June 2017, the world population stood at 7.5 billion out of which one of nine people did not have enough to eat.

While increased agricultural production is essential in improving food security status of households and the nation, it is not sufficient to reduce hunger and poverty. The best approach would be to promote the entire agricultural value chain through collaborative efforts among the state and the non state actors. These actors include donors, banks, civil society organizations, private sector, religious groups, and agricultural associations among other groups. The formation of collaborations can be informed by studying the entire chain, identifying opportunities and constraints as well assessing the need for Business Development Services (BDSs) that can help smallholder farmers improve enterprise(s) performance. These BDSs include input, advisory services, market information/communication through ICT, business management, legal services, financial services, transport services, insurance, farm implements (tools and equipment), gathering and storage and value addition.

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations, civil society organizations, among others for Agriculture support activities and other Development programmes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

  • Understand issues on entrepreneurship
  • Understand the agribusiness environment and how to make it inclusive
  • Better understand how to overcome pitfalls in businesses, particularly agriculture-based businesses
  • Understand importance of collective marketing
  • Understand importance of record keeping

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. 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 the Training Officer.

Email:outreach@indepthresearch.org.  

Mob: +254 715 077 817

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail outreach@indepthresearch.org

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B  9th October 2017.

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Duration 5 Days
Event Date 16-10-2017
Event End Date 20-10-2017
Cut off date 09-10-2017
Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 75,000.00
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,012.00
Individual Price (International) USD 1,100.00
Location Nairobi, Kenya

Group Tariffs

Group Size Kenyan Rate Per day (KES) International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)
6-10 95,000.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
11-15 146,250.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
16-20 191,250.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
21-25 230,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
26-30 262,500.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
30-50 309,825.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
3-5 62,500.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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