Training or Development Class Information


Crop Biotechnology for Food Security and Nutrition


Training or Development Class Title
Crop Biotechnology for Food Security and Nutrition
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
19-07-2021 to 30-07-2021
Last Date for Applying
14-07-2021
Location
Nairobi, Kenya

Organization Name / Organize By
FineResults Research Services
Organizing/Related Departments
Agriculture
Organization Type
Organization
Training or Development Class Category
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
Training or Development Class Level
International
Related Industries

Biotechnology

Consumer Products

Agriculture/Agribusiness

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to take part in our upcoming workshops on Agricultural courses at our FineResults Research Services training facilities in Nairobi, Kenya or online.

19th to 30th July 2021                          Crop Biotechnology for Food Security and Nutrition

16th to 27th August 2021                     Crop Biotechnology for Food Security and Nutrition

13th to 24th September 2021                Crop Biotechnology for Food Security and Nutrition

INTRODUCTION

The level of hunger globally remains high, with 795 million people still facing hunger, roughly one in four children affected by stunting, and 8 percent of children affected by wasting. Of the many strategies that have been suggested to address the issues of global poverty, hunger and environmental degradation, crop biotechnology is seen as a viable contribution to the solution. Biotechnology is any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use. Some of the potential benefits of biotechnology includes but not limited to environmental conservation, improved food security and reduced malnutrition, use of biofuel to complement the non-renewable energy and source of raw materials used in industries.

 

DURATION

10 days.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Public sector scientists, government officials responsible for driving biotechnology, and regulators, managers of biotechnology projects, company personnel who desire a comprehensive understanding of biotechnology, Civil society groups wanting to understand the technology.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand what biotechnology is
  • Learn crop management of biotechnology crops
  • Understand laws, policies and authorities that regulate crop biotechnology
  • Learn how to prepare records and importance of record keeping

 

TOPIC TO BE COVERED

Module 1: Integrated Pest Management

  • Introduction/meaning
  • Techniques in IPM
  • Benefits of IPM

 

Module 2: Integrated soil health and fertility management

  • Soil structure and texture
  • Soil health
  • Macro and micro nutrients
  • Fertilizers
  • Manures
  • Other soil amendments
  • Soil PH

 

Module 3: Regulatory and research compliance

  • Protocol, National policies, laws and authorizes to regulate crop biotechnology
  • Guidelines for Inspection and Monitoring GMOs

 

Module 4: Crop management

  • Establishments/proposals
  • Crop nutrition
  • Cultural practices
  • Pest and disease control

 

Module 6: Plant production techniques

  • Controlled environment
  • Open field
  • Irrigation vs rain fed
  • Crop rotation

 

Module 7: Cost management and crop budgets

  • Crop production plan
  • Crop budgets/production cost

 

Module 8: Record keeping

  • Types of crop records
  • What are records
  • Why keep records/importance
  • Examples of crop records

 

Module 9: Biotechnology

  • Micro- propagation
  • Molecular Plant Breeding through Biotechnology

 

 

 

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: (+254 759 285 295) or Email: [email protected] 

 

REQUIREMENTS

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

 

TRAINING FEE

Cost:

In-person USD 1600

Online USD 1440

 

Registration

July in-person/online

August in-person/online

September in-person/online

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Services bank account one week prior to the training date and proof of payment sent to [email protected]

For any registration of 3 or more participants; we offer a discount of up to 10%.

This course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits for in-person training.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: (+254 759 285 295) or Email: [email protected] 

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: [email protected] 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

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Registration Fees Details
In-person USD 1600 Online USD 1440
Registration Ways
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Phone
Website
Address/Venue
FineResults Resaerch Services Training Centre/Online platforms 
Official Email ID
Contact
FineResults research Customer Relation Officer

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   +254 759285 295