Agribusiness denotes the collective business activities that are performed from farm to the market. It covers the supply of agricultural inputs, the production and transformation of agricultural products and their distribution to final consumers. It is one of the main generators of employment and income worldwide.
Agribusiness is characterized by raw materials that are mostly perishable, variable in quality and not regularly available. The sector is subject to stringent regulatory controls on consumer safety, product quality and environmental protection. This training is intended to introduce the participants to agricultural production and marketing as means to sustain their livelihoods.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture Extension (Agricultural extension officers, senior agricultural officials and policy makers) working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Agriculture support activities and other Development programmes.
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
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