Training or Development Class Information


Training on Establishing and Strengthening Farmer Organizations


Training on Establishing and Strengthening Farmer Organizations, Nairobi, Kenya
Training or Development Class Title
Training on Establishing and Strengthening Farmer Organizations
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
14-06-2021 to 18-06-2021
Location
Nairobi, Kenya

Organization Name / Organize By
Upskill Development Institute
Organizing/Related Departments
Upskill Training Department
Organization Type
Institution
Training or Development Class Category
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
Training or Development Class Level
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries

Education/Teaching/Training/Development

Agriculture/Agribusiness

Fresher/Trainee/Professionals

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

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Introduction

Farmers’ organizations (FO) are effective channels of communication between the member-farmers. Without them, a situation of isolated voices would arise, that lack coordination and general power to affect the behaviour of agricultural service providers. Formation of groups and farmer organizations is at times done without training them properly in theory and practice on the basic principles of community organizations. Majority of the farmers do not have many skills and experience in the process of establishing these organizations. However, many government agencies have developed national policies for rural development and designed policy framework to help rural people become organized so that delivery of services could be channelled through the various types of farmer organizations or groups. This course will help participant to establish issues surround the establishment and functioning of farmer organizations and the most effective way of solving them

 

Course Objective:

  • Farmer organizations
  • Establishing farmer organizations
  • Establish the roles of extension services in farmer organizations
  • Understanding the key issues influencing participation in farmer organizations
  • Understanding the various strategies/empowerment methods that can be applied to farmer organizations
  • Policy issues influencing establishment and strengthening of farmer organizations

 

Duration

5 days

 

Who should attend?

Agriculture Extension, working with communities, in governments, funding agencies, Research organizations and non-government organizations among others for Agriculture support activities and other Development programmers.

 

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Agricultural development
  • Farmer segmentation
  • Empowerment
  • Community-Organizing
  • Human Resource Development
  • Understanding the Village Community
  • Leadership in the Community
  • Cooperation from Other Agencies
  • Community Meetings
  • Developing an Organizational Structure
  • Management through Education
  • Selected Projects
  • Community Gains
  • Strengthening and Revitalizing Community
  • Developing proposal
  • Community Endorsement

 

Training Approach

This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.

Tailor-Made Course

This course can also be tailor-made to meet organization requirement. For further inquiries, please contact us on: Email: [email protected] Tel: +254 721 331 808

Registration Fees
Available
Registration Fees Details
Online training: 600 usd and Classroom training: 1000 usd
Registration Ways
Email
Phone
Website
Address/Venue
Upskill Training Center 
Official Email ID
Contact
Danson Mwaniki

Upskill Training Center

[email protected]

   +254721331808